- Oct 13, 2007
- Sydney, Australia
- Jaguar XKR, BMW E92 M3, MG TF, Riv 4000
this got me thinking, what is the largest single cylinder engine ever made?
This would have to be a candidate: 330 L
... although the cylinder has a puny bore of just 28 inches ... the biggest cylinders in an engine ever have a bore of 38 inches .. found in Wartsila-Sulzer RTA96-C marine engines .. here is the crankshaft of one:
how does that work?? the submarine goes underwater, and bubbles of smoke are comming up? not very stealthy if you ask me...
The engine is from a torpedo boat, not a submarine.