Thursday, December 5, 2013

The Most Powerful Engines (31 photos)

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Posted : November 2013

A cutaway of V6 engine
A photo collection of 31 massively powerful engines that we probably had not had the chance to see before; some are really gigantic and impressive.

Cutaway Of Wright R-3350 aircraft engine.

Harrier jump jet engine.

Worlds largest engine. It powers large ships such as the Emma Maersk.

Honda NSR500 engine.

The Gepanzerte Transport-Kraftfahrzeug GTK Boxer main engine chassis.

A 1,900 horsepower Supra engine. This Supra went 246 mph at the Texas Mile.

Kawasaki Heavy Industries 12cyl. 100,000hp ships main propulsion diesel engine.

Lancias Triflux, the 1.7L 600HP twin-turbo engine for the ECV prototype Group S rally car.

H-1 rocket engine for Saturn.

F-1 rocket engine used in the Saturn V program.

22,500 Hp the 1400 metric tons H.C Oersted Engine was for 30 years the worlds largest diesel engine.

Twin-turbo LS Corvette built by Nelson Racing Engines.

147.1 litre, 10,000 hp Zvezada M503A engine with a 126 spark plugs and a 168 valves.

Pratt Whitney Rocketdyne space shuttle main engine.

Airbus A-380 Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engine.

Lexus IS F engine and transmission cutaway.

One of the two 20-cylinder MTU Series 8000 propulsion engines of the German Rescue Tug Nordic, each capable of 8,600 kW.

SR-71 Engine Pratt Whitney J58.

RS-25 engine undergoes hot-fire test.

Endeavour space shuttle main engine.

Hyster forklift carrying space shuttle main engine.

Wernher von Braun standing next to the F-1 engines on the Apollo rocket.

Discovery space shuttle main engine installation.

Jaguar XJ13 V12 engine.

Tatra T955, an air-cooled 22-liter W18 diesel engine prototype from 1943.

1,200-HP Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse.

BMW M12 Formula 1 engine 5.5bar boost, 1400HP.

United 777-200 2 engine with cowlings removed.

F-15 Eagle aircraft engine operating at partial throttle.

Pratt Whitney R-4360 radial engine. Perhaps the the largest, most complex, and most powerful aviation piston engine ever built.

Pratt and Whitney f100 engine.


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