Well this years Miami International Boat Show will be all about performance and speed. While not formally released yet the cat is out of the bag from countless sources that Mercury Racing will be debuting some new performance outdrive options. The real one to look out for will be the new and improved lower unit for Mercurys incredible #8 outdrive. The massive horsepower of their big turbo engines has brought advancements to the speed and handling characteristics of the #8 Super SpeedMaster outdrive. Not only will the new lower debut with a more refined skeg it will also be offered in new outdrive ratios that will be great for the big end speed hunting boat and engine set ups.

While not official our sources say this may not be the only significant outdrive announcement. Keep your eyes here and we will keep you up to date with all that’s new from the industries grand event in Miami!