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Mercury Racing Kicks Off ‘Race To Repower’ Program

To promote sales of its 520, 540 and 565 engines, Mercury Racing has kicked off its “Race To Repower” program. The promotion from the Fond du Lac, Wis., high-performance marine engine company, offers up to $8,200 retail value and will last through June 30, according to a Mercury Racing press release.

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The 540 (above) is one of three Mercury Racing engines included in the company’s Race To Repower program.

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Here’s a quick breakdown of the program:

•Buyers of the 520 engine receive a $1,000 rebate, free Zero Effort Controls ($1,247 retail) and a free Digital Throttle And Shift (DTS) kit ($556 retail) for a total value of $2,803.

•Buyers of the 540 engine receive a $2,000 rebate, free Zero Effort Controls ($1,247 retail) and a free Digital Throttle And Shift (DTS) kit ($556 retail) for a total value of $3,803.

•Buyers of the 565 engine receive a $2,500 rebate, free Zero Effort Controls ($1,247 retail) and a free Digital Throttle And Shift (DTS) kit ($556 retail) for a total value of $4,303.

Customers can buy up to two engines in the program, which translates to a $5,212 retail value for a pair of 520 engines, a $7,212 retail value for twin 540 engines and a $8,212 retail value for a couple of 565 engines.

The 520, 540 and 565 engine packages come with a “comprehensive two-year limited warranty.” Buyers of the 520 have the option to purchase up to three additional years of Mercury Product Protection. According to the release, the program is targeted at powerboat owners with “legacy Mercury Racing stern-drives such as the 500 EFI, 525 EFI and 575 SCi, as well as comparably sized competitive engines” who are looking to repower their high-performance catamarans or V-bottoms

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