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In-line Four V MAX SHO® Outboards

  vf175 / vf150 /   vf150x /   vf115

VICIOUS COMPETITORS COME IN All SIZES.

Meet the next-gen ln-Line Four V MAX SHOs. Their advanced technology achieves the unthinkable-packing the signature VMAX SHO hole shot, midrange acceleration and super-high-output performance into ingeniously streamlined designs. With 16-valves. double overhead cams and electronic fuel injection, their next-gen tech packages are designed for maximum performance and efficient operation, and their DNA, undeniably V MAX SHO. On a bass boat, flats boat, bay boat or other performance hull, the four-stroke I·4 V MAX SHOs will deliver the exhilarating performance that anglers crave and the competition admires.

V MAX SHO FAMILY OVERVIEW

Explore the technology and performance of the In-Line F V MAX SHO.

25” SHAFT

BASSIN’ WITH PRO ANGLER DEAN ROJAS

Five inches longer, the extended shaft of the VMAX SHO 150 brings performance to multi-species boats, inshore boats and other applications that require 25-inch shaft length.

DEMO RIDE REACTIONS

The next-gen I-4 V MAX SHO 175 and 150 descend from the 2013 IBEX® Award-winning 2.8L I-4 marine platform. IBEX is an extension of Professional BoatBuilder® magazine and the National Marine Manufacturer's Association®.

Exhilarating top speed and hole shot and incredible fuel economy—they’re earmarks of the V MAX SHO DNA. They’re also what made our first I-4 V MAX SHO, the VF150, so popular. Now, its 2013 IBEX® award-winning design is being released in a 175hp model.

The new I-4 V MAX SHO 175 serves up exhilarating top speed that bests previous models by more than 5 mph.

The new I-4 V MAX SHO 115 is the lightest DOHC 115HP four stroke on the water, and is even nearly 20 pounds lighter than a competitor’s two stroke.

The next-gen, I-4 V MAX SHO four strokes feature:

Smarter Fuel Economy
The I-4 V MAX SHOs delivers the incredibly efficient, clean and quiet performance you expect from a four stroke. Using up to 40 percent less fuel than a traditionalUltra Low Emission
carbureted two stroke, the savings alone should be enough to get you on board.

Extra Space
Four-stroke outboards like the I-4 V MAX SHOs eliminate the need for an external oil tank. That saves approximately 28 pounds and frees up storage space for tackle and other supplies.

Easy Rigging
The new four-stroke I-4 V MAX SHOs feature mechanical controls that make them compatible with most bass, bay and flats boats. To complete your outboard control system, choose from analog, 6Y5 digital or Command Link® gauges. 

Power and Performance
From the four-cylinder DOHC powerhead with four valves per cylinder, to the counterbalancing technology, each feature of the I-4 V MAX SHOs is efficiently engineered for smooth, quiet performance.

See the advanced engineering inside Yamaha's new Four-Stroke I-4 V MAX SHOs.

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