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The all new GX240 features enhanced power coupled with a quieter performance, lower fuel consumption and emissions. Insist on one of Honda's most powerful engines yet, the GX240, with a 7.9PS, OHV, air cooled petrol engine with horizontal shaft and a recoil starting system with optional electric system.

Applications Include: Agricultural equipment, Air compressors, Concrete mixers, Power trowels, Go karts, Generators, Conveyors

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GX200 Features

fuel efficiency

Fuel efficiency coupled with high output operation

Precision camshaft design offers precise valve timing and optimal valve overlap for better fuel efficiency and the OHV design increases efficiency and optimal power transfer. The GX240 also comes with a high compression ratio for better fuel efficiency.

smooth performance

Smooth performance

Honda's precision engineered components result in lower vibration and the ball bearing supported crankshaft creates greater stability.

exceptionally quiet

Exceptionally quiet

The GX240 has reduced mechanical noise due to light weight, noise-reducing materials: A sophisticated air intake, large capacity, multi-chamber exhaust system, improved camshaft and muffler reduce overall engine noise by up to 5 dB, helical cut gears, forged steel crankshaft and rigid crankcase.

oil alert

Oil Alert®

Standard warning system protects the engine from severe damage during a low engine oil situation.

easy to use and maintain

Easy to use and maintain

The GX240 is fitted with a simple throttle control, large fuel tanks with dual oil drains and fills, an easily accessible spark plug, an automatic mechanical de-compression system plus an easy and convenient, heavy duty control box.

Easy starting

Easy starting

The GX240's heavy duty recoil starter and automatic mechanical de-compression system and variable ignition timing makes starting this engine a breeze.



Net Power @ 3 600rpm (kW) (in accordance with SAEJ1349) 5.7 (7.9HP)
Net Torque @ 2 500rpm (Nm) (in accordance with SAEJ1349) 18.3




Type Air cooled 4 stroke OHV petrol engine, 25° inclined cylinder, horizontal shaft
Bore and Stroke (mm) 77 x 58
Displacement (cc) 270
Compression Ratio 8.5:1
Ignition system CDI
Starting system Electric/Recoil
ACG Output N/A
Oil capacity (litres) 1.1
Fuel tank capacity (litres) 5.3
Air Cleaner Semi Dry, Dual, Silent ,Cyclone
Fuel consumption at rated power 2.2 L/h




Dimensions (L x W x H) (mm) 355 × 430 × 410
Dry weight (kg) 25