MasterCraft Boat Company and Ilmor Marine announce the

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VONORE, Tenn., Feb. 16 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MasterCraft Boat Company, a subsidiary of MasterCraft Boat Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: MCFT), and exclusive partner Ilmor Marine today announced the release of the most capable towing sport engine, the 6.2-litre supercharged Ilmor. MasterCraft and Ilmor will preview the new engine at the 2022 Miami International Boat Show.

For boaters looking for the most powerful ride, the supercharged 6.2L Ilmor engine produces 630 horsepower and 665 lb-ft of torque, the most ever produced by a towing sport engine.

Incorporating years of experience in perfecting the direct fuel injection system with construction that meets the same quality standards as Ilmor’s race-winning IndyCar engines, the Ilmor Supercharged 6.2L engine delivers unrivaled power and durability. noticeably smoother, quieter and more responsive ride.

Featuring a fully enclosed cooling system (including the exhaust) and a four-star emissions rating, the supercharged 6.2L Ilmor engine will also benefit from a five-year/500-hour warranty and warranty. an award-winning service team.

Ilmor Supercharged 6.2L engine launch video will be released today on the MasterCraft website [] and on the company’s social networks. The Supercharged 6.2L will also be on display at the Miami International Boat Show at booth #1309.

“Over the past five decades, MasterCraft has been built on four brand pillars: Legacy, Power, Precision and Progression,” said Fred Brightbill, CEO and President of MasterCraft. “Today we continue to build on our heritage with the launch of the Ilmor Supercharged 6.2L engine, the most powerful tug engine in the world. It’s the best of the best – an engineering marvel. As a pioneer of performance and innovation, our constant focus on pushing the limits of what is possible on the water is essential to providing our consumers with the best experience on the water.Over the past 10 years, we have had the privilege of partnering exclusively with Ilmor Marine and offering the highest performing engines in every MasterCraft. We look forward to future achievements with the Ilmor team and together we will continue to develop products that push the boundaries and strive to exceed consumer expectations.

“We’ve been looking forward to this day ever since we started developing the supercharged 6.2L,” said Paul Ray, president of Ilmor. “This all-new powertrain represents an extraordinary level of power, performance and refinement, which we at Ilmor recognize as a huge step forward in the industry.” Moreover, Ray was excited to embark on this adventure with MasterCraft. “First and foremost, we value the owner experience, whether it’s through our engine performance or our ever-improving customer service. Companies that share this same principle are precisely the companies we love to collaborate with, which we have seen at MasterCraft from the start of our exclusive partnership in 2011. We are delighted to introduce this exciting new engine to the latest range of boats. from MasterCraft.

Ilmor has been an active and respected marine powertrain manufacturer since 2002 and has been the exclusive engine supplier to MasterCraft Boat Company since 2011. The supercharged 6.2L Ilmor engine is scheduled to begin production in the spring of 2022 and will replace the current offering of 7.4L MPI models in MasterCraft’s 2023 model year boat lineup.

To learn more about the all-new Ilmor supercharged 6.2L engine, visit [].

About MasterCraft:
MasterCraft is a world-renowned innovator, designer, manufacturer and marketer of premium sport boats. Founded in 1968, MasterCraft has cultivated its iconic brand image through a rich history of cutting-edge innovation, and more than four decades after the original MasterCraft debuted, the company’s goal remains the same: to continue to build the world’s best performance ski, wakeboard, wake surf and luxury powerboats.

About MasterCraft Boat Holdings, Inc.
Based in Vonore, TN, MasterCraft Boat Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCFT) is a leading innovator, designer, manufacturer and marketer of premium recreational powerboats through its four wholly owned brands, MasterCraft, NauticStar, Crest and Aviara Boats. Through these four brands, MasterCraft Boat Holdings holds leading market share in three of the fastest growing segments of the powerboat industry – performance sport boats, outboard saltwater fishing, pontoon boats – while entering the large and growing segment of luxury day boats. For more information about MasterCraft Boat Holdings, please visit,,, www.CrestPontoonBoats.comand

About Ilmor:
Established in 1984, Ilmor Engineering, Inc. is a world leader in high performance powertrain engineering. His championship legacy includes 21 Indianapolis 500 victories, two Formula 1 World Championships and three Powerboat P1 World Championships. Ilmor’s facilities in Europe and the United States provide engineering and manufacturing expertise to the automotive, motorcycle, aviation and defense industries as well as motorsport customers in IndyCar, NASCAR, ARCA and SRX. For more information about Ilmor Engineering, please visit

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