Mercury Four-Strokes have long led the pack with clean, quiet, fuel-efficient outboard power, and now the gap has grown even wider. Mercury engineers implemented a new shift design which provides easier shifting. We refined the throttle resolution setting for smoother low speed operation. Plus, all the 40-60hp Four-Strokes feature new styling, graphics, a cowl latching system and much more! The 40-60hp are available in both Standard and BigFoot gearcase models. BigFoot models are perfect for pontoons and large boats, while the Standard models are ideal for aluminum fishing boats, bay boats and inflatables. The Mercury 40-60hp Four-Strokes models distinguish themselves with many features you just won't find on other engines. Features that make your boating experience a pure pleasure. Everything from reliable, instant starts and clean, quiet operation to flawless performance under almost any condition makes Mercury mid-range engines a perfect fit for your boat. No stone was left unturned in our search for excellence, and the resulting engines deliver the reliable, responsive power you need, along with the fuel-efficient performance that has made Mercury FourStrokes the world's best-selling mid-range four-strokes. Delivering peace of mind is a leading priority with Mercury FourStrokes. From the first time you turn the key to your hundredth fishing trip and beyond, you can count on them to perform. The advanced technology, durable components, smart features and unmatched warranty combine to provide the engine security you need today and in the years to come.