Lightest outboard motor in its class
Reviewed Sep 2016
The Tohatsu MFS9.8A3 four-stroke outboard motor is is lighter than one competitor's four-stroke 8hp ‘portable’ outboard.
The main issue with portable four-stroke outboard motors around 10hp is their weight compared to the two-stroke boat engine competition. One four-stroke 9.9hp outboard weighs in at 40kg and on a 3.7m tinnie that can create serious freeboard issues aft, particularly on a short shaft transom...