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 recently graduated from the University of Brighton with a degree in journalism. For the newest addition to the editorial team, stepping into the assistant editor position signalled the start of a career in the subject he studied. Now deputy editor for Professional MotorSport World and Engine + Powertrain Technology International, Sam writes content for both of the magazines and websites.

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