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The Perkins 4012 range packs a real performance punch, with 12 cylinders and 46 litre displacement providing all the power you need. The range's diesel ElectropaK engines are supplied complete with radiator and air cleaner, or as engine only. They provide 1000-1880 kVA generator output, with exceptional power-to-weight ratios. The compact design of the engines makes them easy to transport and install.


46 litre

1000-1880 kVA generator output

Designed to meet ½ TA Luft (1986) emissions standards

The 4012-46TAG ElectropaK engine is turbocharged and air-to-air chargecooled

Power Rating

Mechanical Output 842-1583 kWm 842-1583 kWm Less
Electrical Output 1000-1880 kVA (800-1504 kWe) 1000-1880 kVA (800-1504 kWe) Less
Rated Speed 1500/1800 rpm 1500/1800 rpm Less

Emission Standards

Emissions Capable emissions of TA Luft (1986) Capable emissions of TA Luft (1986) Less


Bore 6.3 in 160.0 mm Less
Stroke 7.5 in 190.0 mm Less
Displacement 2797.0 in³ 45.8 l Less
Aspiration Turbocharged and air-to-air charge cooled Turbocharged and air-to-air charge cooled Less
Rotation from Flywheel End Anti-clockwise Anti-clockwise Less
Combustion System Direct injection Direct injection Less
Compression Ratio 13.1:1 13.1:1 Less
Cooling System Liquid Liquid Less
Cycle 4 stroke 4 stroke Less
Number of Cylinders 12 Vee 12 Vee Less
Total Coolant Capacity 55.5 gal (US) 210.0 l Less
Total Lubricating Capacity 46.7 gal (US) 177.0 l Less

Engine Dimensions*

Maximum Dry Weight 13417.0 lb 6086.0 kg Less
Maximum Height 89.0 in 2258.0 mm Less
Maximum Length 154.0 in 3915.0 mm Less
Maximum Width 86.5 in 2198.0 mm Less
Minimum Dry Weight 9700.0 lb 4400.0 kg Less
Minimum Height 88.8 in 2255.0 mm Less
Minimum Length 133.0 in 3383.0 mm Less
Minimum Width 70.0 in 1775.0 mm Less