2002 Engine Preview

2002 Engine Preview
Engines — Richard Thiel, Capt. Ken Kreisler, Capt. Patrick Sciacca

2002 Engine Preview
Here’s what the leading engine manufacturers have in store for the coming year.

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Pity sailors. For them the annual changing of the calendar means–well, changing the calendar. For us powerboaters it means a whole slew of new boats and, just as exciting, new, more powerful, more efficient engines. This year there’s lots of news for horsepower aficionados. As you’ll see in the following pages, 2002 will be remembered not only for satisfying our ever-increasing hunger for speed but also as the year the big four-stroke outboard became a reality, Evinrude and Johnson outboards returned, MTU and Detroit Diesel truly integrated, and Daewoo came to boating. Now isn’t that more exciting than reading about new sails?

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This article originally appeared in the January 2003 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.