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Saturday, March 28, 2009

Wartsila Sulzer RTA96-C - The Worlds Largest Diesel

1,556,002 cubic inches !

Some facts on the 14 cylinder version: (The Photo is a 12 Cylinder)

Total engine weight 2300 tons (The crankshaft alone weighs 300 tons.)
Length 89 feet
Height 44 feet
Maximum power 108,920 hp at 102 rpm
Maximum torque 5,608,312 lb/ft at 102rpm


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