Mercedes-Benz 603 E aircraft engine.

The DB 603 aero engine was largely based on the DB 601 design. However, at 2,717 cubic inches the engine´s displacement was substantially increased, as was its output. The unit was fitted to various single- and twin-engined military aircraft, and was manufactured in large numbers by Daimler-Benz AG during World War II.

  • Cylinders V12
  • Displacement 2717 cu in
  • Output 1800 PS (1323 kW)
  • at engine speed 2700/min
  • Production period 1941-1944
  • Weight 1345 lbs