Japanese low-speed four-strokes

The Shigenobu, which entered service in January 2018, was fitted with a low-speed four-speed engine, a Hanshin LH46LA.

Japanese engine designer Niigata is continuing to develop its range of low-speed four-stroke engines, and announced plans to introduce a 340mm bore engine to the market in 2020.

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