The aft lounge rises on rams, revealing the engines. Twin 430 hp MerCruiser Bravo Three X sterndrives provided the push on our tester. These were bolted to some seriously sturdy bearers and stringers; Formula is capitalizing on its racing heritage with respect to rigging. We also admired batteries secured in bolt-down boxes, diamond-plate step pads and a through-bolted hull-to-deck joint. You can tell a lot about a boat after just a few minutes in its engine space. The 350 CBR screams quality. Our only gripe is that we’d like to see a handle, or recessed grab, fitted to the engine hatch. While its rams are designed with free travel so you can lift it manually should the mechanism fail, you’d still need to lift this hatch a few inches to get a finger hold under its edge.