With its Raptor series marine engines, Indmar Marine has earned yet another coveted Customer Satisfaction Index award from the National Marine Manufacturers Association. Presented during the NMMA’s annual Industry Breakfast today at the 2015 International BoatBuilders Exhibition and Conference in Louisville, Ky., it is the marine engine company’s 13th CSI award—Indmar has earned a CSI award every year since the inception of the NMMA’s program measuring consumer satisfaction.
Today’s award is the Millington, Tenn., company’s third honor for its 6.2L Raptor Series of engines since the line was introduced earlier this year. The first accolade came in February during the Miami International Boat Show, where the Raptor Series earned an Innovation Award from Boating Writers International and the NMMA. Not long after, the engine platform earned a Top Products of 2015 award from Boating Industry magazine.
A collaborative effort between and famed ROUSH Performance—with its first foray into the marine industry—and Indmar Marine, the 575 engine is the first powerplant to incorporate ROUSH Performance supercharging technology into a marine powerplant. The Raptor 575 is the only supercharged catalyzed engine emissions-certified by the Environmental Protection Agency and the California Air Resources Board. Indmar and ROUSH.
The Raptor 575 is based Ford’s F-Series Super Duty® 6.2-litre engine. Indmar’s engineering team spent more than three years—and 5,400 hours—developing the Ford package for marine use.