Suzuki Marine newest four-stroke flagship, the Suzuki DF350A, has been recognize by the National Marine Manufacturers Association’s (NMMA) 2017 with the IBEX Innovation Award for outboard motors at the International Boat Builder’s Exhibition & Conference (IBEX), in Tampa Florida, USA.
“This is the 8th recognition from the NMMA for Suzuki Marine,” said Erving Rosario sales and marketing manager for Suzuki del Caribe. “All of this honors that the company has received have positioned Suzuki Marine as the most award-winning outboard manufacturer in the engine category of this industry, which accredits our sophisticated technology” he added.
Among the features that made the DF350A standout between its competitors where: The Suzuki Dual Prop System, the first contra-rotating propellers adopted on Suzuki outboards that allows a high running performance and directional stability. Also, the new 4,390cm3 four-stroke V6 engine boasts high output while being compact in size, thanks to Suzuki’s unique Direct Intake System and Suzuki Dual Louver System, which efficiently take in outside air into the engine.
The IBEX Innovation Awards are the best awards in the marine technology, which are given to those new products in the marine industry that demonstrate distinctive technological innovations and deliver practical, cost-efficient, and outstanding consumer benefits.
Mainly installed on large fishing boats and cruisers, the DF350A has been launched in the USA from July, and in Japan from September. Subsequently, it will be sold worldwide including the Caribbean.