New Cummins High Speed Diesel Engine Series Announced

By Keith Henderson at November 03, 2011 08:07
Filed Under: Company News
Cummins is introducing a new high power diesel engine series comprising a V12, V16 and V20 engines of 71, 95 and 120 liter displacement respectively. Launch model is the V16 QSK 95 rated at 4,000 hp (2,985 kW) at 1,800 rpm. The second engine in the series to reach production will be the V20 cylinder QSK120 with an output of 5,000 hp (3,728 kW): the V12, as yet not defined, possibly QSK71, will have a power in the region of 3,000 hp (2,237 kW). The series has a high specification for reliability durability, economy and low emission delivering low through life cost for the engine. The new series is compliant with present and future emissions regulations, including EPA Tier 4, taking effect in 2015 using a Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) aftertreatment designed by Cummins to replace the exhaust muffler; is capable of achieving fuel savings of 5 to 10 percent, together with a significant reduction in carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. [More]

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