🇺🇸 Mud Buddy is proud to honor our veterans 🇺🇸


Anniversary Edition


The new standard of mud motors. Utilizing Briggs 40hp motor, Mud Buddy’s patented drive system and a few extra upgrades make this engine, without a doubt one of the greatest surface drives on the market.


Horse Power: 40
Engine: Briggs & Straton Vanguard EFI
Transom Height: (SHORT) 15”-17” (TALL) 19”-21”
Boat Length: 16’ - 18’
Propellers: Raptor II (3 Blade)
Frame: Full Cast Aluminum & Stainless Steel
Muffler: Performance Q Muffler
Warranty: 3 Year Power Head, 1 Year Frame, 5 Year Casting
Drive Length: 34”
HDR (Hyper Drive Reverse)

Product Features

The HDR 40 EFI features the original belt drive that revolutionized backwater travel - now with electric shift reverse. Loaded with industry-leading features extending from the tip of the handle to the precision edge of the propeller, and utilizing incredible partnerships with companies like Oury and Mercury to provide you with a motor that is tough, durable and able to get you everywhere you want to be.

Hyper Drive Reverse Mud Motor - Features and Benefits - Surface Drive Mud Motor
K&N Air Filter
Stainless Q Muffler
993 cc 4-stroke EFI Briggs Engine
Oury Motorcross Hand Grip
Sealed 3/8" Thick Cast Aluminum Transmission Cover and Outdrive
Conveniently placed kill switch lanyard
Compact Handle Controls w/ electric shift, trim & momentary pulse forward
Custom Stainless Steel Throttle Lever
Engine-side Ground Level Trim Switch
Built-in Vibration Dampers
Combined Reverse Thrust & Cavitation Plate
Original High HP Belt Drive
Built-in Travel Lock
Lockable Marine Style Clamp Mount
Mercury Build Hydraulic Trim
Raptor 3-Blade Propeller
Stainless Drive Tube & Skeg

Standard options shown, features may vary depending on model. Contact your local dealer or customer service for complete list of available features.

Proudly Made in America

Proudly made in America for over 25 years. Mud Buddy motors are constructed of the highest quality components from US suppliers and hand-built by American workers. Even the engines, Kohler and Briggs, are now made in the USA.

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