Originally Posted by whisper
Is the power at the prop of the Suzuki actually 200hp? It's just I've heard a lot of people say that they are measured differently to other outboards and if its kicking out the same as the Honda 175 then the Honda is a better deal.
Just trying to bust a myth
All outboards are measured at the prop (now). Older yank motors used to be flywheel rated, but they had to fall into line with the Japs eventually.
The DF140 is reputed, to being a bit deficient in ponies, but not the DF200 (same motor as the DF225)