The world’s largest engine maker concentrates on the “bread and butter” market.
There is more to Honda’s
performance than raw horsepower as you will see.
Honda Motors – so far – has kept to the strategic decision
of building engines where the vast numbers of units are 225-hp and under. By concentrating
its efforts on the low and mid-range, Honda has worked hard to maximize fuel-efficiency,
low-emissions and good customer service on a range of boats often neglected by companies
engaged in the razzle-dazzle of the horsepower wars. See Capt. Rob Smith’s examination of what makes the 225 tick…turn