During Agritechnica, Perkins introduced the first of its EU Stage V engines. Stage V emissions standards will be phased in starting in 2019 in Europe. Perkins’ Stage V technologies include common rail fuel systems, selective catalytic reduction (SCR), diesel oxidation catalysts (DOC) and diesel particulate filters (DPF). The company will offer engines from 12-630 horsepower, and all Stage 5 engines are also available as Tier 4, says James Schnuriger. The Perkins 1700 Series (shown here) is a 9.3 liter engine. The 6 cylinder is a turbocharged aftercooled unit with direct injection and a fully electronic control system. It has a power range of 335-456 horsepower, making it ideal for ag applications. Perkins is currently investing in building up the North American market, including a new engineering and manufacturing facility in Seguin, Texas.


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