outboard engine


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outboard engine

[′au̇t‚bȯrd ′en·jən]
(naval architecture)
A unit assembly of engine, propeller, and vertical drive shaft used to propel a boat and usually clamped to the boat transom; power of various models ranges from 1 horsepower (approximately 750 watts) to well over 100 horsepower. Also known as outboard motor.
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Gasoline powered outboard engines are ubiquitous around the globe, but in the wake of a U.S.
Honda Siel Products Ltd India, a subsidiary of Honda Motors Company (NYSE: HMC) (TYO: 7267), has introduced its range of outboard engines in India.
- Best-in-class maximum speed was achieved through weight reduction technologies such as the compact 3-cylinder engine layout developed exclusively for this 60PS outboard engine as well as reduced hydrodynamic drag by adoption of a streamlined gear case.
Honda has already taken steps to ensure that all 19 models in its marine outboard engine lineup, from the BF2 (2 PS) to the BF225 (225 PS), deliver emission performance complying with CARB 2008 regulations, making Honda the world's first outboard engine manufacturer to make its entire lineup CARB 2008 compatible(*7).
``He was heading straight into the wind and soon realised that his outboard engine was not strong enough,'' he added.