Must-See Engines at the 2024 Miami International Boat Show

Learn more about some of the most innovative engines on display this year.

When the 2024 Miami International Boat Show opens on February 14th, there will be a ton of new power choices to fall in love with. Take a look at the most innovative engines and propulsion systems on the market, including our 2023 MPI Award winners.

Yamaha F350
Yamaha F350 Courtesy Yamaha


There are plenty of chances to look at Yamaha’s hot new F350, either in the convention center or for a sea trial at one of the many boats in-water at the Venetian Marina. Yamaha will have plenty of other choices to look at in the marina, too, from its F200s up to its F450s.

Where: Miami Beach Convention Center, Yamaha Booth; Venetian Marina, Yamaha Dock

Mercury Racing 500R
Mercury Racing 500R Courtesy Mercury Racing


Mercury has a lot going on at the show, including the announcement of its ne single engine joystick control, what’s new with its Avator electric outboard lineup, and of course the all-powerful Mercury Racing 500R outboard (an MPI Award winner). Mercury Racing engines will be available off-site via appointment.

Where: Miami Beach Convention Center, Mercury Booth; Venetian Marina, Mercury Dock

Honda BF350
Honda BF350 Courtesy Honda Marine


Honda is making a splash in the big outboard market with its new BF350 (another one of our MPI winners). The powerful V8 delivered quiet performance in our recent testing in varied conditions on pontoon boats and center consoles.

Where: Miami Beach Convention Center, booth MB2426; Venetian Marina, Slips 501 and 502

Avikus Neuboat
Avikus Neuboat Courtesy Avikus


Avikus, pioneers in developing autonomous boat technology, is making a major announcement about its deal with the boat builder Aquasport. Avikus’s Neuboat is an AI-based software and sensor system that helps boats self-dock and navigate.

Where: Miami Beach Convention Center, Booth MB 3016.

ePropulsion eLite Motor
ePropulsion eLite Motor Courtesy ePropulsion


ePropulsion will be displaying its new eLite motor, a 500W electric outboard touted as an alternative to small internal combustion engines. At just under three-feet in length and weighing 14.7-pounds including the built-in battery, the eLite stores easily and the one-click quick-release bracket allows for installation and removal in a matter of seconds. Sport mode adds an additional 50% boost in power for challenging conditions bringing the top speed to over five miles per hour.

Where: Miami Beach Convention Center, Pride Park near Nautical Ventures “Aqua Zone”

Indmar Raptor
Indmar Raptor Courtesy Indmar


Indmar is introducing a new boat manufacturer that has signed on to build models powered by its lineup of Raptor inboard engines based on Ford engine blocks. We’re looking forward to who else is choosing to roll with the powerful lineup of inboards.

Where: Miami Beach Convention Center, Booth MB2090

Flux Marine
Flux Marine Courtesy Flux Marine

Flux Marine

Electric outboard maker Flux has paired with the Highfield SP660, offering ample space for all your favorite boating activities with family and friends. Paired with our 100HP motor, this package delivers powerful and silent acceleration without ever having to visit a fuel dock again. With a top speed of over 30mph and a cruising range of 30 miles (75 miles at trolling speed), you can enjoy your day on the water to the fullest and simply recharge overnight at your dock slip.

Where: Miami Beach Convention Center, Booth 1244

Cox Diesel Outboards
Cox Diesel Outboards Courtesy Cox Marine

Cox Diesel Outboards

Cox, a diesel outboard pioneer, is touting a look at latest advancements in its diesel lineup, with increased power and speed capabilities.

Where: Miami Beach Convention Center, Booth MB2412

Regal 38 Surf
Regal 38 Surf + Volvo Penta Courtesy Regal

Volvo Penta

Come check out the new Regal 38, the largest surf boat, on display at the Volvo Penta dock at the Venetian Marina. The Regal 38 will be propelled by twin Volvo Penta Forward Drives, which changed the game by allowing family bowriders and runabouts to become surf boats.

Where: Venetian Marina, Volvo Penta Dock

Sharrow Propellers
Sharrow Propellers Courtesy Sharrow

Sharrow Propellers

Sharrow is offering demo rides to interested customers during the Miami International Boat Show. They will be operating out of the Miami Beach Marina at 300 Alton Road, from February 14-18. To reserve a demo ride, click here.

Mercury Avator 75 and 110e
Mercury Avator 75 and 110e Courtesy Mercury Marine

Mercury Avator 75 and 110e

The Mercury Avator 75e and 110e electric outboards are the newest in the Avator line. Complete with highly modular and “touch-safe” batteries, power centers, remote controls and chargers. Mercury will also showcase its new high-voltage electric concept.

Where: Miami Beach Convention Center, Booth MB1700

Suzuki Outboards
Suzuki Outboards Courtesy Suzuki Marine


Suzuki will be unveiling a new “stealth” look for five models in its outboard lineup-the DF115BS inline 4-cylinder, the DF150S 4-cylinder, the 4-cylinder DF200S, the V6 DF250S, and the new DF250ATS. Be among the first to see the new lineup at the show.

Where: Miami Beach Convention Center, Booth MB1914