V16 engines are a rare configuration, with large V18 diesel engines have seen limited use in haul trucks, electricity generation, rail transport, and marine propulsion. There are no known automobiles that have used V18 engines.
|ALCO 18-251||12,024 cu in (197.04 l)||4,500 hp (3.36 MW)||Diesel||Originally designed and manufactured by|
American Locomotive Company; now manufactured by
Fairbanks Morse Engine.
|Cummins QSK78||4,735 cu in (77.59 l)||3,500 hp (2.61 MW)||Diesel||Derived from the V16 QSK60. |
Marketed by Komatsu as the SSDA18V170.
|Wärtsilä 18V50DF||125,000 cu in (2,050 l)||23,530 hp (17.55 MW)||Diesel or
|Available for both marine propulsion and power generation, and used in e.g. Humboldt Bay power station.|
In 1972, the Candian locomotive manufacturer MLW-Worthington produced the MLW M640 prototype diesel-electric locomotive powered by the ALCO 18-251 engine, however the locomotive did not reach production.
- "Power Solutions: 251 Diesel Engines" (PDF). Fairbanks Morse Engine. Retrieved 26 June 2011.
- "Cummins QSK78". Cummins. Retrieved 25 June 2011.
- "New Engine - Rated 3500 horsepower at any altitude". MINExpo Report. Retrieved 26 June 2011.
- "Wärtsilä 50DF". Wärtsilä. Retrieved 2 August 2017.
- Humboldt Bay, USA Power Plant Wartsila 18V50DF Natural Gas. Industrial Marine Power Forum. Retrieved 2011-10-22.