Wolseley 60 hp

The Wolseley 60 hp or Type C was a British liquid-cooled V-8 aero engine that first ran in 1910, it was designed and built by Wolseley Motors. The engine featured water-cooled exhaust ports and employed a 20 lb (9 kg) flywheel. During an official four-hour test the engine produced an average of 55 horsepower (41 kW). A larger capacity variant known as the 80 hp or Type B used an internal camshaft and propeller reduction gear.[1]


60 hp
80 hp

Engines on display

A preserved Wolseley 60 hp is on public display at the Science Museum (London).

Specifications (60 hp)

Data from Lumsden.[2]

General characteristics



See also

Comparable engines

Related lists



  1. ^ Lumsden 2003, p. 232.
  2. ^ Lumsden 2003, p. 231.


  • Lumsden, Alec. British Piston Engines and their Aircraft. Marlborough, Wiltshire: Airlife Publishing, 2003. ISBN 1-85310-294-6.

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