The 212cc Predator engine is a small gas engine for use in electric generators, industrial tools and lightweight motor vehicles like go karts, ATVs and motorized bicycles. It produces 6.5 horsepower and has a maximum speed of 3,600 RPM.
The engine is designed for use in portable industrial machines like power washers, cement mixers and lawn mowers. Weighing about 38 pounds, it is smaller and lighter than full-sized motors, and it is quieter as well, with a sound rating of 104 decibels. The 212cc Predator has a recoil start mechanism, which means that it is started with a pull cord attached to the motor.