Volvo Penta showcases next-generation V8 marine gas sterndrive engines

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Volvo Penta
August 27, 2015

CHESAPEAKE, Va. –Volvo Penta today unveiled its new family of next-generation 5.3L V8 gasoline engines for the marine sterndrive market in a press preview at the company’s Test Center in Suffolk, Va. “Volvo Penta has a rich history of innovation in marine propulsion, and with these next-generation... Read more »

Mercury Marine announces new 6.2-liter V8 300hp and 350hp sterndrive engines

Mercury Marine
July 21, 2015

FOND DU LAC, Wis. – Mercury MerCruiser introduced two new 6.2-liter V-8 300hp and 350hp sterndrive engines, which are purpose-built specifically for marine use. The company said the engines deliver increased power and torque while providing a remarkably quiet and smooth ride. “With the introduction... Read more »

Sterndrive surfability moves forward


By Brianna Liestman
June 15, 2015

Volvo Penta’s Forward Drive (FWD) created a buzz in the industry when it was first introduced in February at the Miami International Boat Show (MIBS). By combining a sterndrive engine, DuoProps and Volvo Penta’s Inboard Performance System (IPS), the company was able to create a forward-facing DuoProp... Read more »

Regal Marine joins Water Sports Industry Association

Regal Marine
June 4, 2015

Orlando – R​egal Marine Industries announced it has become one of the first sterndrive manufacturers to announce its membership in the Water Sports Industry Association (WSIA) and exhibitor status with S​urf Expo. Surf Expo is taking place September 10­-12 in Orlando at the Orange County Convention... Read more »

Brunswick Reports Q2 2013 Earnings

By Tom Kaiser
July 25, 2013

Outboards are strong, while fiberglass sterndrives continue trailing overall market Citing strong performance in its outboard engine, fitness equipment and U.S. bowling segments, Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) reported positive second quarter 2013 financial results. Net sales increased 4 percent versus... Read more »