6 Cylinder

6 Cylinder

The 6 cylinder option for the Perkins 1200 Series, the 1206F, gives you a complete power solution that meets EU Stage IV/U.S. Tier 4 Final emission standards. The choice of options, engine configurations and robust technology allows you to integrate the 1206F range into your equipment with minimum re-engineering.

The innovative and flexible design of the Perkins 1200 Series means it can be found in more than 800 different models of equipment. The 1206F range is the 6 cylinder option of the 1200 Series.

The powerful 7.1 litre, 6 cylinder engines in our 1206F range outperform the competition with improved torque of up to 1282 Nm, outstanding transient response and delivers power from 116-240 kW (156-320 hp). This makes it the perfect choice for customers looking for reliable power for the most demanding applications.

The compact nature of the 1206F engines also enables you to downsize without compromising on performance and provides you with more space to package the available aftertreatment units.

The 1206F: quietly dependable

Optimised fuel consumption

The 1206F was designed with optimised fuel consumption in mind, matching it to the operating cycles of a wide range of equipment and applications. Working closely with Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) to integrate our engines into their machines, we have seen fuel consumption improve by up to 18 percent.

Tailored for your machines

Your needs are our top priority, which is why we provide more tailored technology than anyone else. Working closely with OEMs, we have developed the 1206F range with hundreds of variables so that it easily fits into your machine. Learn more how we collaborate with our customers - Collaboration the driving force in our engine design.

Low cost maintenance is also achieved through hydraulic tappets, multi vee belts, service free aftertreatment and 500 hour oil change intervals.

Electric power

Perkins 1200 Series electric power engines deliver the power you need, when you need it. From hospitals to hotels, icy wastelands to scorching deserts, construction sites to factories – our engines provide the reliability, low operating costs and exceptional performance you need.

Our 7.1 litre, 6 cylinder 1206F EP engine delivers 169-250 kVA, delivering industry leading prime and standby power and hitting the key power nodes. The unit is turbocharged and chargecooled for extra power and load acceptance, while meeting the latest stringent Tier 4 Final emissions standards.

Whether you need your engine to operate under difficult environmental conditions around the clock, or only in the case of an emergency, our 1206F EP engine has the performance and reliability to meet your needs.

The ready-to-run ElectropaK engine guarantees reliability, durability, low operating costs and consistently exceptional performance. Among the other benefits of our 1206F EP engine is a fully electronic fuel system for superior performance and low fuel consumption.


Fast facts

  • Offers outstanding torque and transient response
  • Industrial power band of 116-240 kW (156-320 hp)
  • Is built with optimised fuel consumption in mind
  • Our 1206F EP engine delivers 169-250 kVA, delivering industry leading prime and standby power and hitting the key power nodes

Industrial applications

  • Excavators
  • Wheel loaders
  • Tractors
  • Trenchers
  • Harvesters
  • Compressors
  • Mixers
  • Rock drills
  • Irrigation pumps
  • Motor graders
  • Forest machines
  • Telehandlers
  • Forklifts
  • Airport baggage trucks
  • Pavers
  • Rollers
  • And many more

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