Ole Evinrude, (born April 19, 1877, Norway—died July 12, 1934, Milwaukee), Norwegian-American inventor of the first commercially successful outboard marine internal-combustion engine. Evinrude began work on this project in 1906 and by 1909 had developed a one-cylinder power plant rated at 1.5 horsepower.
Who owns Evinrude outboard motors?
Bombardier Recreational Products Evinrude Outboard Motors/Parent organizations Evinrude motors parent company, Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP), announced last week that it would discontinue manufacturing of its Evinrude E-TEC and E-TEC G2 outboard engines. Instead, the company will focus on growing its boat brands and developing technology and innovation of other marine products.
Where was Evinrude founded?
1907, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States Evinrude Outboard Motors/Founded
Who invented the outboard?
Ole Evinrude Outboard motor/Inventors Ole Evinrude conceived, designed, and manufactured the first practical, commercially successful outboard motor. His first design, a 1 1/2 horsepower, 62-pound iron engine, brought the pleasure of boating to everyone. Born in Christiania, Norway, Evinrude immigrated to Cambridge, Wisconsin at age five.
Who is the largest outboard motor manufacturer?
Mercurys 600 hp V-12 Verado, the worlds largest outboard, has prompted yacht builders to design new models around the engines.
When did they stop making Johnson outboards?
It has been owned since 2001 by the Canadian firm Bombardier Recreational Products. Bombardier stopped selling outboards under the Johnson brand after 2007, and moved all sales entirely to Evinrude Outboard Motors until they were discontinued in June 2020.
Who makes the fastest outboard motor?
Evinrude V8 Evinrude V8 is the worlds fastest outboard EVER- 176.556mph average. The worlds FASTEST OUTBOARD MOTOR is an EVINRUDE V8. Running at close to 10000rpm with a overdrive gearcase this incredible motor powered a 20 3 point hydro