Vanguard is better at applying power than anyone else. The result of that expertise: our new single-cylinder, horizontal-shaft engine family. Using a clean-sheet design approach, we built a lineup of single-cylinder engines that set new standards for what our customers care about most. Overall performance. Reliable power. And less maintenance. The practical innovations of our new single-cylinder gas engines allow Vanguard to outperform the competition in all of these categories.

Vanguard is Better Than the Rest.
And we can prove it.

Superior Starting.

Watch how Vanguard single-cylinder gas engines start easier and more consistently than the competition. Less effort to start. Greater reliability. Period. The harsher the conditions, the bigger the Vanguard advantage. At -20°F, are you confident that the other engine will start? Vanguard always will.

Unrelenting Power.

Discover demonstrably more rugged, reliable power. That's what you get with Vanguard single-cylinder horizontal shaft engines, no matter the conditions.

Significantly Less Maintenance.

Learn how Vanguard single-cylinder gas engines are proven to reduce maintenance costs and keep equipment in the field longer between service intervals.

TCO Calculator

Don’t take our word for it. Calculate your total cost of ownership now**.


Register your engine at and receive an extra year of commercial limited warranty.

Line Up

This line up has it all.

Vanguard® 160

Now Available

Vanguard® 200

Now Available
Vanguard 300 - Coming 2021

Vanguard® 300

Coming Soon

Vanguard® 400

Now Available


Watch Vanguard single-cylinder engines take on the most extreme performance challenges — and win.