Volvo Penta’s new 16-liter engine models, TWD1645GE and TWD1644GE, include the latest features designed to provide the highest power output, while maintaining the same base engine as the rest of our 16-liter engine family.  The end result is a compact engine that delivers a powerful punch for the power generation segment.


d16 features

1. Electronic high-pressure unit injector 2. Upgraded wiring harness  3. Dual stage turbo-chargers 4. New high-grade steel pistons 5. Advanced engine control system 6. 2-circuit cooling package

Power and efficiency

Both new engines utilize dual-stage turbochargers and heavy-duty steel pistons to provide excellent power density. They feature proven combustion technology with high-pressure unit injectors, resulting in high fuel efficiency and low exhaust emission levels.

Low noise and vibration

The engines also feature a compact and low weight design that is well-balanced, providing smooth operation with low noise and vibration. Additionally, both engines are designed for easily accessible service points.

The benefits of the D16 GE Engine Range

Stage V technology

Across the range, our power generation engines are designed for the most demanding needs thinkable. Prime or standby power – where and when it’s most needed.

Easy installation

Our engines are designed for easy installation – regardless of whether you are an equipment manufacturer or an operator.

Easy to service and support

Securing maximum uptime is the first priority. Service points on all our power generation engines are positioned for easy access

Flexible – with a global footprint

A common platform across our power generation range makes it easy to install, maintain and operate engines from across the range. The platform commonality between Volvo Penta engines also results in increased parts availability and shorter lead times

Proven technology

As part of the Volvo Group, we are able to develop an engine range for a variety of power generation needs – reliable and durable engines, based on proven technology used in a wide variety of Volvo Group applications. 

To the test

Putting the new engines to the test

Read more about how the new engines have performed in recent field tests in Lebanon. Electricity supplier Ishtirak El Hassan and Printing company 53dots share their experiences.

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