Building a 12-cylinder 92cm bore Otto cycle engine

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Built by CSSC-MES Diesel Co Lingang, Shanghai, Winterthur Gas & Diesel’s 12X92DF unit is set to be one of the largest and most powerful Otto cycle gas and dual-fuel engines ever built. The build took around 3,125 days, totaling 25,000 man-hours. The engine weighs over 2,100 tons and has received parts from more than 15 countries.

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Sam joined the UKi Media & Events automotive team in 2017. Having started out as assistant editor for a number of titles including Engine + Powertrain Technology International, Automotive Testing Technology International and Professional Motorsport World, he was appointed editor of E+PTI in 2020. Sam produces content for both the magazine and website.

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