These Single-Cylinder engines are the result of listening to leading equipment manufacturers, contractors and owners of rental stores, who talked about operating power equipment under the most challenging conditions. Take a closer look. Every design innovation and integrated technology is customer-driven, because out there where the work gets done, proven engine performance means business.

Typical Applications Include: Generators, Pressure Washers, Tillers, Pumps Commercial Construction, Blower, Agriculture, Concrete Equipment.


  • TransportGuard™ fuel and ignition switch protects oil and fuel dilution during transport
  • 208cc 
  • OHV design for cooler operation, more power, longer valve life and improved fuel economy
  • Recoil start has auto compression release
  • Low oil shutdown system significantly reduces the chance of engine damage due to insufficient lubrication
  • Dura-Bore™ cast iron cylinder sleeve for longer life and improved oil control
  • Dual ball bearing supported crankshaft
  • Maintenance-free Magnetron® electronic ignition for quick, dependable starts
  • Metal fuel tank reduces emissions and is mounted directly to engine block to enhance durability

Customer Questions

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Q: Hi Mate, has the Vanguard 6.5 HP driven by a chain or a belt? sorry i should have included this question with the other one.Thanks in advanceMike

A: The Vanguard 6.5HP engine is gear driven. This engine comes with a 3 year commercial warranty.