Mercedes-Benz DB 600 aircraft engine.

  • Legend 3: 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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