MILWAUKEE, WI (July 11, 2018) – Vanguard expands power options for the Scag Turf Tiger II with the addition of the 37.0 Gross HP* EFI BIG BLOCK™ V-Twin (993cc). This increases the Vanguard engine options for the Scag Turf Tiger II, already powered by the Vanguard 35.0 Gross HP* BIG BLOCK V-twin (993cc). Vanguard engines also earned new placements on select Ferris, Wright and Walker mower models. Vanguard continues to gain placements with these turf OEMs by consistently providing durable, reliable engines backed by superior service and support.

“Adding Vanguard offerings to these product lines allows customers to choose an engine they can rely on for high-quality performance,” said Randy Ballard, vice president of consumer and commercial turf engine sales at Briggs & Stratton. “Customers who opt for Vanguard power receive a premium, field-proven engine trusted to get the job done.”

Vanguard engines are now available in the following commercial mowers for the season:

Vanguard engines are becoming increasingly available across the Scag product portfolio because of its exceptional capabilities. “The Turf Tiger II already sets the industry benchmark for toughness and productivity,” said Dennis Opalacz, director of sales for Scag Power Equipment. “The incorporation of this incredible engine into our model lineup further enhances the Turf Tiger II’s status as a premier option for commercial cutters.”

The additional Vanguard engine offerings bring unparalleled power and practical innovation to this season’s commercial turf equipment. Vanguard EFI offers a series of benefits, including fuel savings up to 25 percent**, increased horsepower and alcohol stale fuel resistance, as well as improved load pickup and reliable starting.

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*All power levels are stated as gross horsepower at 3,600 rpm per SAE J1940.
**Close-loop EFI system fuel savings may vary based on cutting conditions and other factors


Media Contacts: 

Kelsey Batschelet
Two Rivers Marketing

Christine Davison
Briggs & Stratton

About Briggs & Stratton Corporation:

Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE: BGG), headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is focused on providing power to get work done and make people's lives better. Briggs & Stratton is the world’s largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment, and is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of power generation, pressure washers, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton®, Simplicity®, Snapper®,  Ferris®, Vanguard®, Allmand™, Billy Goat®, Murray®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on six continents. For additional information, please visit and