Must See Engines at the 2015 Miami Boat Show

Big power, new drive types and alternative fuels rank high.

Volvo Penta Forward Drive debuts at the Miami Boat Show

Volvo Penta Forward Drive debuts at the Miami Boat Show

Volvo Penta Forward Drive--We've already tested this drive thanks to help from Volvo Penta and Bryant Boats. Aimed at wakesurfers seeking performance, shallow draft, easy trailering, maneuverability and fuel efficiency, the Forward Drive makes its public debut at the 2015 Miami International Boat Show.
Cummins QSK60 engines to debut at the Miami Boat Show 2015

Cummins QSK60 engines available for recreational use to debut at the Miami Boat Show 2015

Cummins QSK60 diesel engines--Now available for recreational use in power ratings between 2000- and 2700-hp to debut at the 2015 Miami Boat Show. But Cummins also insists they have even BIGGER NEWS, but we have to wait until the show opens to find out what it is ( Darn!)
Elco-powered Beneteau Swift Trawler 34 Hybrid

Elco-powered Beneteau Swift Trawler 34 Hybrid

This Elco-powered Beneteau Swift Trawler 34 Hybrid will showcase a propulsion system that uses diesel and electric power. Take a ride for yourself at the show. Call 1-877-411-ELCO to make a reservation.
Evinrude ETEC G2 Outboard

Evinrude ETEC G2 Outboard

Evinrude ETEC G2 Outboard--these new outboards are loaded with innovation. From combustion chamber to maintenance programs they may prove groundbreaking. Even their style is unique. See them at the Miami Boat Show.
Lehr Marine 25-hp propane powered outboard debuts at Miami Boat Show

Lehr Marine 25-hp propane powered outboard debuts at Miami Boat Show

Lehr Marine 25-hp propane powered outboard-The biggest engine yet from the leader in propane powered outboards.

Mercury Verado 350 Debut at 2015 Miami Boat Show

Mercury Verado 350 --This new engine will debut at 2015 Miami Boat Show. See our expanded gallery.
All New Mercury Racing Verado 400R

Mercury Racing Verado 400R

Mercury Racing Verado 400R-- a real screamer and an admirable replacement for the Verado 350 SCi. It offers a wide-open throttle RPM range of between 6,400 and 7,000 rpm.A water-cooled supercharger is another feature. See it at the Miami Boat Show.

Mercury Racing 1550 debuts at 2015 Miami International Boat Show

Mercury Racing 1550-- We haven't run this one and don't even have any images yet. But its said to be a 1350-hp engine that can run dual fuel and so make 1,550-hp when you feed it right. A must see for racers and performance boaters.
Seven Marine 627 Outboard

Seven Marine 627 Outboard

Seven Marine 627 Outboard--The world's largest outboard, the Seven Marine 627 is 70-hp more powerful than its stablemate, the 557. Its loaded with technical features, as well as aesthetic innovation, such as integral LED lighting that provides a dramatic look. Check out the expanded gallery of the 627 here.
Suzuki promises an announcement at Miami Boat Show 2015

Suzuki promises an announcement at Miami Boat Show 2015

Suzuki Marine-The outboard engine maker promises an announcement at Miami Boat Show 2015
Torqueedo Deep Blue Inboard--This electric inboard motor system is brand new, and follows on the success the of the Deep Blue electric outboard. Safety and environmentally responsible are its watchwords.
Yamaha Boats Articulating Keel

Yamaha Boats Articulating Keel

Yamaha Boats Articulating Keel--Though not an engine, this advanced and innovative control surface can be seen at the Miami International Boat Show.
Yamaha Outboards VMAX SHO I-4 new 175

Yamaha Outboards VMAX SHO I-4 new 175

Yamaha Outboards VMAX SHO I-4 --Now showing is the new 175-hp VMAX SHO I-4 available in 20-and 24-inch shaft lengths. Lightweight, high output form factor makes these ideal for bass boats, flats boats and performance applications.
Yanmar Marine

Yanmar Marine

Yanmar Marine--The 6LY400 and 6LY440 are YANMAR's newest marine engines, which will be available for purchase later this year. The 400 or 440 mhp engine, rated EPA compliant for both pleasure and commercial use, offers a common rail fuel line, one of the lowest power-to-weight ratios in the industry, improved torque and the same footprint as previous models for easy replacement.( editor;s note: engine shown is for example only)

The 2015 Miami International Boat Show showcases the debut of numerous new marine propulsion choices. Among these there' s the startling new Forward Drive from Volvo Penta, the Seven Marine 627the world's largest outboard motor; there's the new electric propulsion systems from ELCO and Torqueedo, and larger propane-powered outboard motors from Lehr Marine. These are in addition to the powerful new high-horsepower engines from Mercury Marine,, Mercury Racing and great engines from Cummins, Evinrude,, Suzuki, Yamaha and Yanmar. So scroll through the gallery to see what's new in marine power for 2015.