Caterpillar’s New C175-16 Marine Propulsion Engine

By Keith Henderson at November 22, 2011 02:43
Filed Under: Company News
The C175 series was first announced in 2006, initially for other applications in three different cylinder configurations: as a 64 ltr V12, an 85 ltr V16 and a 106 ltr V20. Starting with the V16 cylinder version, the series commenced manufactured in 2007 at Caterpillar's Lafayette, Indiana, Large Engine Center (LEC). Introduced last week as an addition to the Caterpillar’s range of diesel propulsion engines, the C175-16, has a bore of 175 mm (6.89 in) and stroke of 220 mm (8.66 in) giving a cylinder volume of 5.3 ltr. It meets EPA Marine Tier 3 and IMO Tier II emission requirements with outputs of 2,683 hp to 2,907 hp (2,011 kW to 2,168 kW) at 1,600 rpm and 3,003 hp to 3,420 hp (2,239 kW to 2,550 kW) at 1,800 rpm. [More]

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