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Old 10 October 2005, 09:40   #1
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New Suzuki 150hp- due next year?

i have heard that a new suzuki 150hp engine is due next year, increased capacity. Anyone know anything?.

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Old 10 October 2005, 09:54   #2
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And a 175, too, on the same block. Which makes the 150 a tad lardy compared to the Suzi 140, which presumably it's intended to replace
And they're bringing out a new 2.5hp in 2006 in case anyone's interested....................Taxi!

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Old 11 October 2005, 10:13   #3
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suzuki scoop on 140 150

check out my other thread on here for more specific info

the 175 version is looking like a cool engine to have

a friend has a 140, infact his second and it is sweet as a nut, i have spoken with dealers on the 150 and they raved about it for being very fast and frugal

hope that helps

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Old 11 October 2005, 10:42   #4
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It is in Rib magazine at the moment ( or was it last edition?)
It is going to be heavy & I think there was something about the 140 being tuned down to 135 or something like that!
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Old 11 October 2005, 10:58   #5
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From memory, isn't the Suzi 140 just slightly optimistically named, as it outputs just over 130hp? I guess that with the introduction of a new 150, the cunning marketing department will just re-name the existing range so that hey presto, they look good against one of their main competitors (ie Honda).

Mind you, everyone with a Suzi 140 seems well pleased with it. Someone made a comment recently about a commercial boat having their first mechanical problems with their twin Suzi 140s with 1200 hours on each!
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