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More Power, More Performance

The GTR40XD is here to get you higher speeds and to carry heavier loads. It's GatorTail's most powerful motor yet. Join the GatorTail nation with a new GTR40XD and see what a powerful mud motor can do for you.

Pricing and Info



The GTR40XD is more than just a number. It combines the ergonomic handle, high heat reverse cover, and three-piece lower unit of the GTRXD with a new camshaft, piston and connecting rod design for more power and durability, a new performance muffler for increased airflow, a new cylinder head profile for improved cooling, and a new EFI calibration for increased power and performance.

Every feature you need


*United States Patent Number: 7,048,600*

  1. 993ccc Big Block CDI 40HP Vanguard Marine Engine

    All Vanguard engines come with a 3 year warranty.

  2. Tachometer/Hour Meter

    Allows proper operation data and precise maintenance windows.

  3. 4750rpm High Rev Coils

    Engine comes standard with a 4750 rpm limiter, protects against over revving.

  4. 20-50amp Charging System

    Allows you to run all your favorite electronic accessories.

  5. Hi Flow Stainless Steel Muffler

    Extended protection in saltwater environments.

  6. F-N-R Toggle Switch

    No linkage to freeze or misalign

  7. Recessed Kill and Key Switch

    Flush with handle to prevent accidental engine kill

  8. Waterproof Heavy Duty Trim Switch

    Durable, commercial strength switch for reliable and all weather and all condition operation.

  9. Metal Squeeze Grip or Twist Throttle

    Weatherproof throttle ergonomically designed for comfortable and reliable operation and integrated into handle to prevent freezing.

  10. Integrated Free Floating Handle with Tension Adjustment

    Enhances safety and control while standing up or sitting down.

  11. Smooth Ride Tiller

    Vibration Reducing bushing makes longer runs easy.

  12. 5000 lb./ft. Power Trim Actuator

    Allows reliable trim performance in all conditions.

  13. Locking Tilt Pin

    Allows engine to be tilted out the water easily for maintenance, storage or while trolling in the shallows.

  14. 2000 Hr. Electric Clutch

    Forward and Neutral gears provided smoothly and reliably by Gator-Tail electric clutch.

  15. Planetary Reverse Transmission

    Gator-Tail’s exclusive design provides powerful and reliable reverse, rated up to 250 hp.

  16. Fully Adjustable Transom Clamp

    Allows each Gator-Tail engine to be custom mounted to individual hull for maximum performance.

  17. Dual Pivot Point Trim Impact System

    Allows engine to freely kick up on impact with no effect on trim unit.

  18. Polymer Bushings

    Allows engine to turn and rotate easily for safe and comfortable operation.

  19. Weedless Propeller

    Standard on all models.

  20. Three Piece Extruded Lower Unit

    Allows for easier maintenance.

  21. High Thrust Reverse Cavitation Plate

    Maximizes thrust for reverse power and keeps mud and water splash-backs to a minimum.

  22. Lifetime Belt Warranty

    Gator-Tail’s belt driven technology is with you forever, we guarantee it. Break a belt, we’ll give you another one... forever.

  23. Weed and Line Cutter

    Helps free heavy vegitation from propeller.

  24. Hand Guard

    Protection when driving in timber.


A seamless transition to hop between your bay boat or bass boat to your mudboat. The ease of operation and smooth transition will now be reflected in your GatorTail. This new technology enhances the safety, engine protection, and performance of our flagship engine.

  • Positive Locking Planetary Transmission
  • Forward and Reverse Propulsion
  • Forward, Neutral, Reverse Toggle Switch Control (tiller model)
  • Outboard Style Controls (steering model)
  • Lightweight Design
  • Smooth Shifting
  • Hard Anodized Billet Construction

Options - make it yours

Please note which options you’d like when ordering your Gator Tail

  • Tall Transom

  • Steering Model

  • Short Transom

  • Twist Grip Throttle

Paint Options
Black (Standard)
Timber, Nat Gear, Gator Grass Add $262.50

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