John Deere Power Systems (JDPS) is pleased to announce that it began production of a new marine engine. The PowerTech™ 6068AFM75 is the newest additions to the John Deere lineup. This new John Deere marine engine is due to hit the water in early 2010. The PowerTech 6068AFM75 meets EPA Tier 2 and EU emissions requirements and are MARPOL Annex VI compliant. The PowerTech 6068AFM75 has 6.8L of displacement and boasts up to 246kW - 330hp. This engine delivers high horsepower in a small package and offers more flexibility in this popular power range. The 6068AFM75 is a 6-cylinder, electronically controlled, turbocharged and air-to-coolant aftercooled marine engine with more low-speed torque and better transient-response times.