The Perkins 4016-61TRG3 diesel engine is currently the most powerful engine in the Perkins range. The 4016-61TRG3 is engine a turbocharged, air-to-water charge-cooled, 16 cylinder diesel engine currently manufactured in the UK at Stafford and in India at Aurangabad.
The most modern of the 4016 engine range the unit provides power in a wide range of applications and at 50/60hz depending on its configuration. With individual cylinder heads, each with 4 valves, gas flows are optimised to improve combustion in the cylinders.
Holding 4 turbochargers, 237 litres of oil for lubrication , 270 litres of coolant with a tropical radiator and a total displacement of 61.123L, this engine is huge. All these elements combine to produce the 2925 horsepower (2183 kWm) at 1500 RPM. Oil service intervals are 500 hours as standard.
The engine is available for use in diesel generators at Prime (PRP), Standby (ESP) and Continuous (COP) ratings to cover most requirements around the world. The 4016-61TRG3 is specially tuned for improved load acceptance response in standby duty.
4562mm (180") Long, 2185mm (86") Wide and 3736mm (147") high with a tropical radiator, or 3175mm (125") high with a temperate radiator, this beast of an engine stands tall. The cylinders are also huge - each having a bore of 160mm and a 190mm stroke each having a capacity of 3.82 litres - several times more than the average car engine.
Viewed from the flywheel end, the flywheel rotates anti-clockwise.
Built into a generator, this huge engine can be used to power a range of power hungry applications, or when electrically paralleled with more units turned into a robust power plant to suit even the biggest job. The experienced global network of Perkins distributors and dealers and trained engine experts are available to deliver total service support around the clock, 365 days a year. They have a selection of modern web based tools at their disposal to cover technical information, parts identification and ordering systems, all dedicated to maximising the productivity of your engine over its life-cycle.