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The Perkins 2500 range of diesel engines provides you with output ratings of 455-624 kVA, catering for both your prime and standby power generation needs. The features and benefits of the 2000 Series ensure your generation needs are met. Flexible packaging of the 6 cylinder engines caters for the space you have available, and with mechanically operated unit fuel injectors, electronic control and carefully matched turbocharging, our 2500 range gives you performance and economy.

15 litre

455-687 kVA generator output

Variants certified against the requirements of EU Stage II/U.S. EPA Tier 2 emissions standards for non-road mobile machinery, powered by constant speed engines.

Power Rating

Mechanical output 400-420 kW
Electrical output 500-525 kVA
Rated Speed 1500/1800/ rpm


Bore 137 mm
Stroke 171 mm
Displacement 15.2 litters
Aspiration Turbocharged and air-to-air chargecooled
Compression Ratio 16:1
Combustion System Direct injection
Rotation (from flywheel end) Anti-clockwise
Number of cylinders 6 vertical inline
Cycle 4 stroke
Cooling system Liquid
Total coolant capacity 58.0 litters
Total lubricating capacity 62.0 litters

The DSE6110 MKII Auto Start Control Module and the DSE6120
MKII Auto Mains (Utility) Failure Control Module are suitable for a
wide variety of single gen-set applications.
Monitoring engine speed, oil pressure, coolant temperature, frequency, voltage, current, power and fuel level, the modules give comprehensive engine and
alternator protection. This is indicated on a large back-lit LCD text display via an array of warning,electrical trip and shutdown alarms in multiple languages.

Reliable operation
With low fuel and oil consumption, and 500 hour service intervals, your range engine will run and run.
Easy to transport and install
Our range engines are easy to transport and install thanks to their exceptional power-to-weight ratios and compact size, and they provide you with excellent service access for ease of maintenance.
Engines in our range are delivered to you complete with radiator and air cleaner system already built on, enabling you to simply bolt the engine down, connect it up and start generating.

Optimum economy
The mechanically operated unit fuel injectors, with electronic control and carefully matched turbocharging, mean you get excellent fuel atomisation and combustion with optimum economy and low emissions.
These engines give you reliable power, low oil usage and low wear rates. And with their high compression ratios, you can be assured of clean and rapid starting in all conditions.

World Wide Product Support
Perkins manufactures product in the following locations: Northern Ireland • Brazil • India • USA With headquarters in Northern Ireland, Perkins operates through a Global Dealer Network.

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