You can forget Gardner, Lister, National, Russell Newbery and Kelvins, we've found the engine for the new boat! And here it is...
A 12 cylinder V made by Mercedes, once the guts and go for a WW2 German Panther tank.
Look at the exhaust as this engine is put through it's paces
I jest of course. We saw these at the Stourport Steam Fair yesterday. The owner of the engines, started them up on the hour to demonstrate and the roar of these engines filled the show field - Floyd was not impressed!