Producing 460-hp and 453 foot-pound-feet of torque, the new Raptor 460 is the latest member Indmar Marine’s Raptor Series family of towboat engines. The Millington, Tenn., engine company announced the addition of the new powerplant in a press release late this week.
The 6.2-litre engine provides “big-block power in a small-block” package, according to the release.
“The addition of the Raptor 460 provides consumers with another step up in performance at a great price point alternative, making the Raptor Series the most versatile and rugged suite of engines on the market,” the release stated. “In addition, the Raptor 460 fulfills customer demand and the void left by the larger displacement engines that are no longer produced.”
The all-new Raptor 460 is based off a proven workhorse, the Built Ford Tough® 6.2L 16-Valve SOHC V8 engine that powers F-150 F-Series Super Duty Trucks, with dual-equal variable cam timing that was designed, engineered, “built and torture-tested by Ford,” according to the release. The closed-cooled, catalyzed engine features a high-torque intake manifold and high-horsepower throttle body borrowed from Ford’s GT-350. Indmar Marine’s engineering team “topped it off” with free-flowing tuned 5-inch exhaust and an inline spiral flow muffler.
The Raptor 460 is the latest addition to Indmar’s Raptor engine series.
“With five engine configurations, the dual performing the award-winning, best-in-class Raptor Series has the durability and capability to accommodate all your boating activities on a wide variety of vessels,” the release stated. “The Raptor series dual personality has the adaptability to meet the demands of the most unforgiving marine conditions.”