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Tohatsu celebrates 60 year anniversary

AS the first manufacturer of Outboards in Japan Tohatsu hits another milestone in 2016 as it celebrates 60 years of manufacturing. Tohatsu said that its first Outboard produced in 1956, the OB-1B was a big step forward in boating as it is today with the stunning MFS50A Four Stroke model.

Generally perceived as one of the smaller outboard manufacturers, this is far from the truth with its plant being the largest in the world today. In fact in 2014 the General Manager of Tohatsu confirmed production reached a Milestone 3.5 Million units. With a capacity to put out 200,000 units per year the group is well placed to meet a growing demand.

In the last two years Tohatsu has concentrated on adding and developing it’s mid range four stroke models. The first was the MFS40/50A, which it claims is the Lightest, most efficient and torque-packed model in its class. The second was the MFS25/30C a model that was developed from the first battery-less EFI outboard the MFS30B.

Tohatsu said that as a manufacturer it will continue to develop, innovate and distribute outboards that meet an ever changing market with a smart, superior and advanced product range.

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