The truth is simple – Mercury Marine’s OptiMax outboards excel when it comes to acceleration, top speed and fuel economy. So when you have all that, PLUS an unbeatable sales offer, now is the time to buy!
From 14th March to 30th April 2012, participating Mercury Marine dealers across Australia and New Zealand will be offering savings of up to $2,000* which make OptiMax outboards simply unbeatable value and that’s the Truth.
'The best way to judge if you’re getting value when you buy an outboard is to compare its performance against its rivals,' said Mercury Marine’s Outboard Director, Nicholas Webb.
'We’ve tested OptiMax engines head-to-head against other direct-injected outboards and OptiMax wins hands down. The cold hard facts are all there on our website.
'Now we’ve added some healthy savings into the mix – this offer ticks every box there is.'
With features like two-stage direct injection fuel system, ultra-reliable components and 'smart' electronics, OptiMax outboards give you the confidence to go as far as you like.
So what’s the Truth when you compare OptiMax to Evinrude?
Better acceleration – Mercury Marine R&D Dept. test conducted May 2007 on a Lund Fisherman 1800. Accelerating from 0-32 km/h (0-20mph) the Mercury OptiMax 150hp was 11% quicker than and the Evinrude E-TEC 150hp.
Better top speed – Mercury Marine R&D Dept. test conducted Jan 2010 on a Triton TR-18 Pro 18’ Bass Boat. The OptiMax 150hp Pro XS recorded a top speed 94.4 km/h (58.7mph). The E-TEC 150hp HO managed a top speed of 87.2 km/h (54.2mph).
Better fuel economy – Cruising at 46.6km/h (29mph), the OptiMax 150hp Pro XS recorded 2.72 km/l (6.4mpg). The E-TEC 150hp HO recorded 2.38 km/l (5.6mpg).
* Savings Offer available on selected OptiMax Models from 75 to 250hp purchased from participating dealers only from March 14th to April 30th 2012. Offer is subjected to stock availability and all the engines must be 2010 build onward and delivered installed and registered by no later than June 30th, 2012. Offer is available to recreational use customers only and offer is not subject to any further promotional offers or rebates.
For full program details and more performance test data visit www.mercurymarine.com.au
by Jonathan Revitt
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