ROUSHcharged RAPTOR 575 Wins Innovation Award
ROUSHcharged Raptor 575 by Indmar Recipient of Boating Industry’s 2015 Top Products
Fresh off the heels of the 2015 NMMA and BWI Innovation Award, The ROUSHCharged Raptor does it again! Indmar Marine Engines, the worlds largest privately held manufacturer of gasoline inboard marine engines was honored again today by Boating Industry Magazine as their all-new ROUSHCHARGED Raptor 575 was selected as one of the Top Products for 2015. Products were chose for innovative achievement, impact on the industry and how they have advanced in their category.
So what does the ROUSHCHarged Raptor have that makes it one of the Top Products for 2015 that the others don’t? For one, it is the first and only emissions certified catalyzed supercharged inboard available, the first to bring ROUSH Performance supercharging technology to the marine industry and it produces the most torque ever offered in a towboat; revolutionizing how boat builders will build new models from this point forward.
The innovative minds at Indmar spent more than 3-years, over 6,000 hours in extreme lab, durability and open water testing to deliver a breakthrough engine that will forever change the towed-watersports segment. The all-new ROUSHCharged Raptor 575 provides innovative features that benefit the end user by making boating easier from operation to service and it’s backed with a 5-Year factory warranty. It has more power that’s not only stronger, but also cleaner and more fuel-efficient than comparable supercharged offerings in its segment.
To make all of this possible, Indmar’s engineering team was ableto marinize and bring to the market for the first time; Ford’s F-Series Super Duty ® block – a block that was engineered for towing. However, in order to custom build a towsport specific inboard and adapt a block with overhead cams and dual plugs to the marine market, Indmar collaborated with wake and ski experts to design innovative towsport specific components to optimize, protect and adapt the engine to the rugged demands of watersports.
In addition, Indmar’s team also designed a superior non-traditional catalyst exhaust system that delivers the lowest emissions and is the only catalyzed supercharged engine in it’s segment, resulting in a safer, smoother and quieter boating experience. Then, they topped it off with high torque at low rpm ranges to provide torque where and when tow boats need it allowing for faster time to plane and increased loading. But they didn’t stop there; they also added a suite of monitoring systems and intelligent components that make boating easier for the driver by constantly monitoring the driver’s conditions and driver input to optimize the performance and efficiency of the engine while adding an extra layer of protection. To learn more about the ROUSHCharged Raptor 575, go to http://www.indmar.com/Engine/RaptorSeries/RAPTOR575.aspx.