New power abounds at the Miami International Boat Show. Check back here for coverage of new product unveilings from Mercury, Suzuki Marine. Volvo Penta, Honda Marine and more. Meanwhile, here is a roundup of other power choices to check out at the show.
Yamaha just released the new F90 outboard, as well as the new F75 and F25. All three will be on display at the Miami Boat Show. The F90 employs a single overhead camshaft to drive four valves per cylinder, saving weight making more power. Weighing in at 353 pounds, the F90 is thirteen pounds lighter than its predecessor and displaces 1.8 liters versus 1.6 liters.
Where: In Water, booth 253-256 yamahaoutboards.com
Evinrude E-TEC G2
Evinrude re-engineered the E-TEC lineup to produce 30 percent more power while maintaining a fuel efficiency that rivals comparable four-strokes. The E-TECS are quiet while delivering the low-end torque that comes from two-stroke technology.
Where: Booth F145 and In Water 108-124, evinrude.com
Volvo will be introducing its new joystick for inboard system on a Tiara 4300, giving inboard diehards the same nimble handling found in its pod drive applications. Check out the video demonstration above.
Where: Booth F272, volvopenta.com
Indmar Raptor 460
The all-new Raptor 460 has less displacement, is lighter, more powerful and has better fuel economy than the Ford’s legacy 460. The all-new Raptor 460 is based off a proven workhorse, the Built Ford Tough® 6.2L 16-Valve SOHC V8 engine with dual-equal variable cam timing that was designed, engineered, built and torture tested by Ford.
Where: Booth F300, indmar.com
Seven Marine 557
Still the largest outboards out there, based on a marinized 6.2L supercharged small-block V8, managed by GM’s powerful MEFI 6 engine controller. You’ll see this engine in triple and quad configurations at the dock, or at their display in the tents.
Where: Booth F302, seven-marine.com