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V6 DF225
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Suzuki V6 DF225 Suzuki V6 DF225
Are you ready for an outboard that uses a 32-bit computer to control its operating functions? Put away that pull-cord and listen up, class is in session.

Suzuki’s new DF 200 and DF 225 4-stroke outboards share a 3.6-liter DOHC, 24-valve V6 engine topped with a multi-stage induction manifold. The manifold actually has two runner tracks, one for low speeds and one for wide open throttle. From idle to a preset threshold, air enters into the longer, curved pipe, which creates more torque than horsepower. As your throttle position and operating speed increase, a valve closes this passage and air flows in a straight-line into the combustion chambers for maximum horsepower. This means quicker planing times and more top end at lower rpms.

Suzuki also stuffed a Two-Stage Cam Drive System into the block, which enables the use of smaller cam sprockets. Smaller sprockets allow reduced valve angles, which in turn, reduce the block size. The DF 200 and DF 225 abandon the tradi

Key Features

  • DOHC 24-valve design
  • Multi-Stage induction
  • Tilt-limit switch
  • Oil change reminder system
  • Overheat Cooling water caution
  • Self Diagnostic system
  • Fresh water engine fluch port
  • Optional Multi-function tach
  • Counter rotation model available


Suzuki V6 DF225 (Outboard) Specifications
Horsepower 225-hp
Type of Engine 4-Stroke
Number of Cylinders 6 Cylinders
Configuration V-drive
Weight (lbs/kg) 580.00 lbs / 263.08 kg
Fuel Delivery Fuel Injected
Displacement (cu/cc) 220.50 cu / 3,613.35 cc
Shaft Length Options 25 in / 30 in
Steering Control Power Assist
CARB Rating 3-Star
Alternator Output 54 A

Photo Gallery

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Side view of the DF 225

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Rear view of the DF 225

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The DF 225 in action

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A comparison shot of the DF 200 and the DF 225


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