The Suzuki DF8 outboard engine is one of two very similar engines in the Suzuki range, the DF8 and the DF9.9.
The standard Suzuki DF8 is steered and controlled by the tiller handle and it is a manual pull start engine. There a simple lever-operated system for forward and reverse gears. There are then also available Suzuki DF8 model options for a longer shaft, electric start and remote control.
The small built-in fuel tank is a coupling for the (supplied) 12 litre fuel tank to give a longer range on this 8hp outboard. The DF8 is a manual tilt engine. The Suzuki DF8 range of outboards weigh in at between 40 and 43kg, depending on the exact model of 8hp engine and its features.