Big Engine

By Deane Barker on March 31, 2004

The Most Powerful Diesel Engine in the World: A simple page on the largest engines in the world: six to fourteen cylinder inline diesels used to power container ships.

You think the 8-liter in your Dodge Viper is big? This baby tops out at 25,000-liters. They’re almost 100 feet long and the the piston stroke is just over eight feet.

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