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Cox Powertrain: Seawork to Provide an Insight into the Cutting Edge Technology Behind the CXO300

Press release   •   May 17, 2017 12:52 BST

Visitors to Seawork 2017 will get an insight into the cutting edge technology behind the CXO300

Seawork International 2017, Mayflower Park, Southampton, 13th to 15th June, Stand PY65

British diesel engine innovator, Cox Powertrain, will release more information about the patented and unique technology that has been used in its pioneering new concept diesel outboard, the CXO300 at Seawork International in June, ahead of its 2018 launch.

Visitors and potential customers will have the opportunity to discuss the interior configuration of the engine and understand more about the ground breaking technology that makes the CXO300 the world’s highest power density diesel outboard.

The original concept of the CXO300 is based on a supercharged, two-stroke diesel opposed piston architecture with Scotch Yoke crankshaft and a central injector position. It has been designed to operate in the toughest of environments and will offer professional marine users gasoline outboard performance, with diesel economy and reliability. It is specifically targeted at commercial, government and military applications, where performance, durability and fuel efficiency are paramount.

Now in its pre-production gamma phase after an intense development programme, the CXO300 is set for a 2018 launch following a series of trials.

With the US and European distributor networks now in place, Cox Powertrain is now focusing on its sales network further afield with distributors in Australia and New Zealand already confirmed. More information about the company’s distributor network will be announced over the coming months.

Cox Powertrain will host its first distributor conference in Washington, North America in June followed by its European distributor conference in July which will take place at Cox Powertrain's headquarters in Shoreham, United Kingdom.

Those wishing to keep up to date with the CXO300’s progress can now sign up online to receive Cox Powertrain’s regular news updates at


Media contacts:

Reena Bayley, Marketing Manager

Cox Powertrain Limited

Tel: +44 (0) 1273 454 424


Media information & images:

Karen Bartlett

Saltwater Stone

Tel: +44 (0) 1202 669 244


Cox Powertrain is a world-leading British designer and builder of marine diesel outboard engines developed for worldwide and multi-market applications.

Based on the South Coast of England, Cox Powertrain is backed by the Ministry of Defence and a solid shareholder base of private and institutional investors. As a result, the company has been able to implement a long-term development programme of ground-breaking new products.

Led by ex-Cosworth CEO, Tim Routsis, whose background lies in engine development in global automotive, aerospace and marine markets, the company’s mission is to deliver a completely new concept in diesel engines that has the potential to revolutionise the marine market.

With a strong pedigree in Formula 1 racing and premium automotive design, Cox’s highly skilled team of engineers has decades of experience in combustion engines and understand the many difficulties customers are challenged with.

Cox’s first ground-breaking diesel outboard engine, the CXO300, is the highest power density diesel outboard engine ever developed. As a low weight, high power, single fuel engine, the CXO300 delivers the same performance and efficiency of an inboard but with the convenience and flexibility of an outboard.

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