Tohatsu outboards performance and design of new outboard engines far and away exceed expectations.

The history of Tohatsu`s engine production dates back to 1922 when research and development of  a small petrol engine began, which was a first in Japan. Tohatsu engines have been installed in various products such as motorcycles, fishing boats, snow vehicles, fire pumps and submersible pumps for worldwide markets. In 1956 Tohatsu produced the first outboard motor in Japan, the OB-2, an air – cooled1.5hp machine. Since then, Tohatsu has steadily increased brand recognition through the development of original marine products such as 2 stroke, 4 stroke and TLDI outboards. With over 55 years of trusted design and production technologies,Tohatsu strengthens their position as a pioneer of outboard motors by continuing to work toward the development of powerful low emission engines.Tohatsu strongly believes that by offering reliable products that meet the gentle needs of the environment while also providing exceptional power and unmatched durability, we will continue to keep customer satisfaction as our number one priority.

Tohatsu offer today a large range of 4 stroke engines up to 50 hp including the ever popular sail drive versions and larger low pressure fuel injected 2 stroke engines from 40hp to 115hp. There is also still available for commercial and racing use some 2 stroke carburettor engines up to 140hp.

New for 2013 Tohatsu have announced the all new 40 and 50hp four stroke engines to complement the line up of outboard engines.

Tohatsu have just announced a tie up with Honda and will be suppling the full range of Honda engines, built but painted in the Tohatsu marine aqua blue paint and marketed and badged as Tohatsu. This tie up will be for 2014 onwards.

When it comes about hopefully, we will be able to do some courses for these engine so to be able to expand our knowledge to include Honda engines and have the full computor diagnostic back up.

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