Tag Archives: Ilmor

Ilmor Marine forms new customer experience group

Continuing to deliver innovation to the marine industry, Ilmor is merging its award-winning service group with its industry-recognized sales team. The result is a new Customer Experience Group focused on providing unified and exceptional pre-sale interactions through post-sale service and support. Ilmor has tapped long time employee Oliver Ray to lead the new Customer Experience Group. Oliver’s innovative nature was ...

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2020 Boating Industry 40 Under 40

40 young leaders blazing a trail of success in the recreational boating industry By Adam Quandt Boating Industry’s annual recognition program of outstanding young leaders in the marine industry highlights a unique group of individuals that stand out from their industry peers. Selected from over 200 nominations from across the industry, this year’s group features strong young leaders from all ...

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Congresswoman visits Ilmor Engineering

Congresswoman Haley Stevens (MI-11) visited Ilmor in Plymouth, Mich. on Monday as a part of her Manufacturing Monday series. The series is focused on the Congresswoman’s visits with manufacturers from Michigan’s 11th Congressional District. Ilmor’s Plymouth headquarters is the hub of recreational marine engine design and is home to over 100 employees. NMMA said facility visits with elected officials are ...

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The sterndrive story: What lies beneath the surface

By David Gee To paraphrase something Mark Twain may – or may not – have once said: The rumors of the death of the sterndrive are greatly exaggerated. Now before we get a bunch of angry emails asking who in fact declared the category dead, the answer is no one. Not today. Maybe not ever. Though it’s a fact that ...

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It’s not too late to make your plans for Elevate

By David Gee It's not too late to Elevate! Our first annual strategic conference for leaders, and emerging leaders, in the recreational boating industry, is just a few weeks away, November 22-24, in Orlando. We had several people engage us excitedly on the docks at Fort Lauderdale. One person, a long-time industry marketing person, told us he loves that it ...

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Day 2 at FLIBS: Superyacht Village

By David Gee Okay, I admit it. Any boat show I attend from now on that doesn't have a "Superyacht Village" might be a bit of a disappointment. Day two of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show saw us in morning press events once again. For me, it was Groupe Beneteau to begin with, a company that builds 200 different ...

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MasterCraft introduces largest XT crossover boat

MasterCraft Boat Company recently introduced the new XT25, its largest multi-purpose crossover boat. Capping the high end of MasterCraft’s XT crossover boat line. Completing the XT series lineup as its fifth and largest addition, the XT25 welcomes a crew of up to 18, with a traditional bow and new interior layout offering more rear-facing seating than previous models. The XT25’s two ...

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New player, technology aim at reinvigorating sterndrive segment

From the two largest players taking very different approaches to developing new engines to a new manufacturer emerging in the market, the once predictable sterndrive engine segment has suddenly gotten a lot more interesting. In the last two years alone, Mercury has launched its purpose-built sterndrive, while Volvo Penta has introduced its Forward Drive, as well as its next generation ...

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New products, location highlight 2016 Miami show

There was plenty of news, new products and a new location at this year’s Miami International Boat Show. Some long lines aside, the 2016 show seems to have had a successful move to its new location at Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin, with more than 100,000 people attending, according to estimates from show organizers. "Whether it was the gorgeous ...

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MIBS 2016: Ilmor enters the sterndrive market with ‘One Drive’

Ilmor Marine made its entry into the recreational sterndrive market Thursday, unveiling the “One Drive” at the  Miami International Boat Show. Paired with the company’s MV8 gasoline engines, Ilmor plans to enter the recreational bowrider and cruiser markets with a comprehensive powertrain solution available in single and twin drive configurations. “When we crafted the Ilmor ‘One Drive’ package, we wanted ...

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