The Wärtsilä RT-flex96C is a turbocharged, two-stroke reciprocating diesel engine designed to power large container ships and is the world’s largest engine. Built in the Aioi Works of Japan’s Diesel United, Ltd, it has a length of 27 metres (88 ft 7 in), is 13.5 metres (44 ft 4 in) high and weighs over 2,300 tonnes.
What is the biggest 2-stroke motor?
Its largest 14-cylinder version is 13.5 metres (44 ft) high, 26.59 m (87 ft) long, weighs over 2,300 tons, and produces 80,080 kW (107,390 hp).
Technical data (as of 2008)
|Configuration||Turbocharged two-stroke diesel straight engine, 6 to 14 cylinders|
|Bore||960 mm (38 in)|
|Stroke||2,500 mm (8.2 ft)|
Is 2-stroke engine banned?
At the moment, there is no ban on two-stroke motorcycles, as no Indian RTO has the authority to impose a ban on vehicles, according to a report in Zigwheels. However, with the BSVI emission norms set to be implemented soon, it might seem only logical to ban the now obsolete engines.
How fast is 1000cc in mph?
The fastest 1000cc motorcycles are normally limited to 188 mph by their rev limiter, which protects the vehicle’s engine by restricting its maximum speed. However, if these high-speed motorcycles are being ridden on a track, they can likely break 200 mph.
How fast does a 450cc 2 stroke dirt bike go?
450cc dirt bikes will get up to around 90 miles per hour or 150km/h before reaching the redline. This top speed is due to the gearing teeth, gearbox restrictions, terrain ridden and the aerodynamic restrictions that most dirt bikes have.
Can you still buy 2-stroke outboards?
Yamaha and Mercury have stopped producing direct-injection 2-stroke outboards (Tohatsu still builds a few), but the latest-generation 4-strokes weigh the same as 2-strokes and offer the latest digital advances.
Are 2 strokes supposed to smoke?
Since the engine is burning pre-mix oil we have to be careful here, because blueish-white smoke is a normal occurrence of two-stroke engine operation. However, excessive smoke after warm up can be an indicator of a couple problems.