A worthy response from Mercedes-Benz to the requirement of the German leadership to have at least 8 hp under the hood of a truck. for each ton of gross weight is the OM422 ICE.
Thanks to its good technical characteristics, the engine is widely used in trucks and tractors, combine harvesters, water transport and power generators. That is, wherever it is necessary to solve the problem of lack of power.
A distinctive feature of the Mercedes OM422 engine is that it achieves high performance at low revs. These units are equipped with a turbocharging system, which allows them to increase their power with relatively small cylinder volumes.
|Start of production||1979|
|Power output, hp||151-375|
|Torque output, Nm / rpm||1200|
|Number of cylinders||8|
|Number of valves||16|
|Piston stroke, mm||142|
|Cylinder bore, mm||128|
|Euro standards||Euro 2|
|Torque output, Nm at [rpm]||1200|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km||32|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||17,5-24|
Long-term installation of these engines solves the problem of lack of power in almost any type of vehicle. With proper maintenance and observance of normal operating conditions, the engines of these series can serve up to 2 million kilometers.