Mercedes-Benz 603 E aircraft engine.

  • Legend 3: Mercedes-Benz 603 E aircraft engine

  • 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 hp (1323 kW)
    • at engine speed 2700/min
    • Production period 1941-1944
    • Weight 1345 lbs