• Mercedes-Benz DB 600 aircraft engine.

Mercedes-Benz DB 600 aircraft engine.

In 1935 the DB 600 – a supercharged V12 engine with inverted cylinders – was one of the most powerful aero engines, used for both military and civilian aircraft. All Mercedes-Benz aero engines of subsequent years were based on this design.

  • Cylinders V12
  • Displacement 2070 cu in
  • Output 1000 hp (735 kW)
  • at engine speed 2400/min
  • Production period 1935-1938
  • Weight 1202 lbs
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