17,2 Gross kW* EFI

17,2 Gross kW* EFI


The premium Vanguard® V-Twin horizontal engine range has been designed and application engineered to deliver the most durable performance. The premium engine range offers a full 3-Year limited global warranty for commercial use which demonstrates our commitment to deliver the best performing products.


Gross kW*


Displacement (cc)


No. of Cylinders


Fuel Type


Compact Design

Robust and durable design, without compromising power and performance.

V-Twin OHV Technology

V-Twin engine design provides better balance and allows for increased power. OHV technology optimizes performance for a longer engine life and enhanced fuel economy.

Smooth Easy Starting

The mechanical compression release eases the starter to crank the engine. Magnetron electronic ignition system ensures quick dependable starts with no maintenance required. The result is a smooth easier starting and longer starter life . Optional rewind start and solenoid shift starter.

Maximum Durability

Engine block designed to provide superior durability. Cast iron cylinder sleeve adds integrity and durability that withstands wear and abuse while providing improved oil control.

Superior Balance

The dynamically balanced crankshaft, light weight piston and ring package minimize engine noise and vibration and improve high temperature durability.

Extended Engine Life

Maximum lubrication and critical engine components protection. The spin-on filter keeps oil cleaner for an extended engine life. Dual ball bearings provides added durability and extends engine life.

High Efficiency Head Design

Angled ports optimizes tumble and mixture preparation for improved efficiency, smoother idle, lower emissions and more power.

Electronic Fuel Injection with E-Governor

The Vanguard V-Twin EFI 17,2 kW features an open-loop EFI system that delivers easier starting and improved performance. Featuring the electronic governor, that optimises the engine’s usable power, allowing for more efficient power delivery.

Cyclonic Air Cleaner

Advanced protection against airborne debris entering the engine.

Global Warranty Coverage

Three year limited commercial engine warranty for all applications.


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Engine Type
V-Twin, 4-stroke, air-cooled, OHV (Overhead Valve)
Model Number
Gross kW* @ 3’600 rpm
Gross HP* @ 3’600 rpm
Displacement (cc)
Cast Iron sleeve
Bore (mm)
Stroke (mm)
Fuel Tank Capacity (l)
Oil Capacity (l)
Compression Ratio
Air Cleaner
Low Profile Dual-Clean™ Air Cleaner
Ignition System
Magnetron® Electronic Ignition
Lubrication System
Full Pressure Lubrication Full Pressure System with Spin-On Oil Filter
Length (mm)
Width (mm)
Height (mm)
Dry Weight (kg)
Commercial Warranty**
3 Year Limited
Certified Power Rating

* Power levels are stated gross kilowatts per SAE J1940 as rated by Briggs & Stratton.
** See operator's manual or dealer for complete warranty details.


Rewind Start
Flywheel Stub Shaft
Idle Down
Variable Speed Throttle
Remote Speed Option
Solenoid Shift Starter
Key Switch
Oil Pressure Switch
Cyclonic Air Cleaner
High and Side Mount Mufflers
CARB Compliant Purge Ports
Tach/Hour Meter with Check Engine Light

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