The all new 2600 Series

An adaptable solution delivering up to 515 kW (690 hp) in power and performance your fleet’s biggest machines can depend on.

2606
2606

One and done.

 

The dynamic 2600 Series delivers power density and performance in a uniquely compact package – providing an impressive 40 kW/L (53.5 hp/L) at 0.45 kW/kg (0.27 hp/lb). That makes it an ideal choice for a broad range of off-highway applications, from agricultural machinery like tractors and harvesters, to construction equipment such as excavators and dozers, to material handling equipment as well as industrial pumps and compressors. The 2600 Series is built and tested to power more of the equipment that moves the world forward. 

 

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One engine. Endless possibilities.

Fit to power hardworking applications around the world. The 
2600 Series delivers the power of 15-litre and single turbo 
18-litre engines in a flexible 13-litre footprint - ready to power heavy equipment in demanding jobsites from farmlands to rock quarries to construction sites and beyond.

The new Perkins® 5000 Series
The new Perkins® 5000 Series

Explored with passion, created with purpose. 

An engine’s job is to produce power, not take up space. The Perkins® 2600 Series is a 13-litre engine capable of delivering the power of a single turbo 18-litre and 15-litre engine but in a more efficient, compact design. So there's no further need to support multiple engine sizes across your entire fleet.  

Explored with passion, created with purpose.
Explored with passion, created with purpose.

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Optimised Fuel Consumption 

Achieves fuel consumption as low as 185 g/kW-hr through advanced control algorithms coupled with optimised electronic architecture (OEA) to match operating cycles for various ambient and altitude conditions. 

To support net zero job site targets, this engine is compatible with B20 biofuels and HVO, helping to reduce life cycle CO2 emissions.

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Optimised Fuel Consumption
Optimised Fuel Consumption

Future-proofed Design

The 2600 Series has a core architecture engineered for future gas spark-ignited fuels like natural gas and hydrogen while meeting EU Stage V, U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, and other equivalent emissions standards. 

Identical performance across these certifications provides global customers with a single source solution, streamlining the design, installation, and service processes.

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Future Proofed Design
Future Proofed Design

Up to 1,000 Hour Service Interval

Achieving more uptime means securing more hours 
of dependable performance in the field. With the 2600 Series, your machine will work longer with simplified service and maintenance, featuring extended oil and fuel filter change intervals of up to 1,000 hours.

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1,000 Hour Maintenance Cycle
1,000 Hour Maintenance Cycle

Turbocharged Design 

The 2600 Series may have a smaller footprint, but its power performs well above its weight class. It can produce up to 40 kW/L (53.5 hp/L) at 0.45 kW/kg (0.27 hp/lb) (up to 515 kW (690 hp), making the most of its unique turbocharged, 13-litre design.

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Turbocharged Design
Turbocharged Design

Flexible and Versatile

By delivering more compatible power for more of your biggest equipment, the 2600 Series helps streamline decision-making when it comes to engine choice. And with future-proofed emissions capabilities and alternative and biofuel compatibility, it’s an engine choice designed to help you face what’s ahead with confidence.

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Flexible and Versatile
Flexible and Versatile

 

 

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Global network, powerful support

Every 2600 Series engine comes packed with power and backed by unrivaled global support. Our wide-reaching distributor network helps ensure you’re never far from the genuine parts and expert service you need to keep your engines running at their peak for longer.

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Global network, powerful support
Global network, powerful support

 

 

 

 

Big power starts with big ideas

Class-leading performance

The 2600 Series is a 13-litre powerhouse that maximises every inch of build quality to produce up to 515 kW (690 hp). Its power comes in 20% lighter and 2-3 dB quieter than the larger 15- and single turbo 18-litre engines it’s built to replace. More of what you need. Less of what you don’t.

Class-leading performance
Class-leading performance

Proven reliability

The bigger the application, the bigger the responsibility. That’s why we developed the 2600 Series with improved electronics, connectivity, and core engine design and tested it all in the harshest conditions over 19,000 hours to ensure it is up to the task when you need it most.

Proven reliability
Proven reliability

Optimised fuel consumption

The 2600 Series is designed to help get the most out of the fuel it consumes, without compromising on the power and performance needed to get the job done. It’s capable of achieving fuel consumption as low as 185 g/kW-hr, while accepting low carbon fuel options including HVO and Biodiesels.

Optimised fuel consumption
Optimised fuel consumption

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Join Perkins Engines experts as they give you exclusive access to the all-new 13-litre engine that eliminates the need for 15- or 18-litre-sized engines in your heavy equipment. Explore the engine’s benefits including unmatched power density, improved transient response, and consolidated inventory costs while meeting your power needs.

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Giving a sneak preview of what the industry can expect in 2026, when the range will begin to be made available to market, Perkins Engines unveiled its brand new 13-litre engine platform, the 2600 series, at an exclusive launch event at London's Shard in September 2023. The first engine expected from the range is the 2606. Here lead engineer on the project Allen Chen explains to iVT editor Tom Stone a bit more about the key features of the engine series. It has been completely redesigned, starting with a clean sheet, and includes an innovative fluids module and future-proofing features for possible new emissions standards and hybridisation. Video from iVT International.

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Perkins Engines recently launched its new 2600 series engine platform, and product expert Allen Chen was on hand to walk Peter Haddock around the engine, also known as the 2606, at its press event.

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On its ‘Together we Power Ahead’ themed stand, Peter Haddock talks to expert Paul Muller. We walk around the stand and discuss the development of the new battery solutions since being launched a Bauma and the official launch of its diesel electric hybrid powertrain solution. Paul also introduces the new 13 litre engine platform which is a major step forward in power and performance from a smaller footprint.

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Perkins' new 2600 series engines will be ready for alternative fuels and hybridisation
Perkins Engines launch 13 litre 2600 Series Engine Platform for Construction & off-road applications
Perkins Engines launch new Hybrid & Diesel solutions whilst showcasing battery 
power at Conexpo 2023

Perkins addresses evolving industry demands for improved fuel efficiency and performance with next-generation 13-litre diesel engine

Available in 2026, the Perkins® 2600 Series engine platform is designed for demanding requirements in agriculture, construction and other off-road applications.

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2606 diesel engine
2606 diesel engine

 

 

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