Smooth and Strong Performance: A compact, single-overhead-cam design and long piston stroke give Mercury 40 - 60hp FourStroke outboards more low-end torque for excellent acceleration, even when pushing a heavy load. The high-displacement, long-stroke, four-cylinder, single-overhead cam design provides optimum power and a smooth ride with Command Thrust models.
The Big Tiller: The optional center-mounted Big Tiller offers optimal control. A longer tiller grip incorporates a convenient power trim switch, the shift lever is close at hand, and an optional digital troll control adjusts engine speed as low as 700 rpm in 10-rpm increments.
Electrical support: An 18-amp high-output alternator keeps batteries charged and fishing electronics humming.
SpitFire and SpitFire Pontoon Propellers: The advanced design of the Mercury® Spitfire® aluminum propeller combines four aggressive blades with high rake angles and extra cup for tenacious holding and 25% quicker acceleration, with no loss in top speed compared to a three-blade Mercury Black Max® propeller of the same pitch. The advanced design of the Mercury Spitfire Pontoon four-blade aluminum propeller maximizes blow-out resistance, with extra blade area for outstanding hold in turns and extra thrust around the dock that pontoon boaters need and demand. The Spitfire Pontoon propeller is available for 40 - 60hp Command Thrust engines in 10-, 11- and 13-pitch sizes.
More Control, Hole Shot and Mid-Range Power: Increased thrust is delivered by a 2.33:1 gear ratio with 44% larger gears. The desmodromic shifting is ultra-smooth. A gearcase that sits deeper in the water, a bigger prop with 20% more blade surface, and lower gear ratio provide unmatched thrust, maneuverability and boat lift.
Value: The 60 hp Command Thrust matches the acceleration and fuel efficiency of our competitor’s more expensive 70 hp outboard model.
HP / kW: 60 / 45
Engine type: Inline 4
Displacement (CID/CC): 60.8 / 995
Full throttle RPM: 5500-6000
Fuel induction system: 2 valves per cylinder, single overhead cam (SOHC)
GET UP TO FIVE YEARS OF FACTORY-BACKED COVERAGE WITH THE PURCHASE OF A NEW MERCURY OUTBOARD!
Purchase a new Mercury outboard (FourStroke or OptiMax, 2.5hp to 350hp) between January 1 and March 31, 2018 and get a total of five years of Mercury factory-backed limited coverage! In addition to the standard three-year warranty, you will also receive a two-year Mercury Product Protection Gold plan!
This promotion applies to all Mercury outboards (including Jet models) - purchased as loose engines, to repower an existing boat, or even as a boat / engine package! Mercury Product Protection is a factory-backed extended coverage plan, completely administered and backed by Mercury, for years of worry-free boating.
Includes purchases of Mercury outboard engines direct from participating dealers and retailers. Excludes all Mercury Racing, Government, donations as well as engines sold for commercial, camp or resort applications, guide & outfitter registrations, CPO, SportJet Pumps and sales/registrations outside the United States or Canada. Also excludes any non-U.S. or non-Canada resident, or address outside of the U.S. or Canada. 2-Stroke engines are excluded. Units have to be manufactured in current calendar year or 4 immediately preceding calendar years. Excludes sales from nonauthorized dealers. Engines on the Angling or Sponsorship program do not qualify.