D8 MH

D8 MH

Volvo Penta D8 MH

Volvo Penta D8 MH is a variable speed, in-line 6-cylinder, 7.7-liter diesel engine using common-rail fuel injection, double overhead camshafts, a twin-entry turbo. This contributes to excellent operating economy and world-class diesel performance, combined with low emissions and noise.

- Solid and robust engine design
- Electronically controlled common-rail fuel system
- Excellent monitoring with Volvo Penta Marine Commercial Control System (MCC) or Electronic Vessel Control (EVC)
- Twin-entry turbo with pulse charging
- EMS electronic control system for optimized fuel efficiency
- PTO capability
- Approved by major classification societies
- Ladder frame bolted to the engine block
- Easily accessible service points.

Key features and benefits for D8 MH

Solid and robust

The engine is designed and built to be immensely strong, with a rigid cast-iron cylinder block and cylinder head. This gives high reliability and long-term durability.

Unique Marine Torque

The unique marine torque of the Volvo Penta diesel engines stands out among the competition by offering increased load-carrying capability, rapid acceleration, and the ability to maintain a high cruising speed, irrespective of load or sea state.

High fuel efficiency

The high-tech fuel injection system helps make the engine highly fuel efficient. The control unit monitors several parameters which reduces the overall fuel consumption.

World-class performance

Together, the engine’s large swept volume and the electronic management system result in a very smooth-running engine with world-class diesel performance, low fuel consumption and low emission levels.

Electronic control systems

Volvo Penta offers two type-approved systems for on-board electronic control. Electronic Vessel Control fully integrates the engines, electronics and a range of optional features. Marine Commercial Control System is an open system that is easily integrated into the ship’s control system.

Long service life

A propulsion system from Volvo Penta is easy to maintain. Our comprehensive range of high-quality oil, lubrication and coolant ensures uptime and top performance in the long term. Accessories include a fuel pre-filter to keep the engine in good condition.

Specifications

Here are the key specifications for this product model. Want more details? Download the brochure or contact us.

D8 MH 154 kW D8 MH 169 kW D8 MH 195 kW D8 MH 221 kW D8 MH 261 kW D8 MH 296 kW D8 MH 313 kW
Detailed Segment Marine Commercial
Crankshaft Power kW 154 169 195 221 261 296 313
Crankshaft Power HP 210 230 265 300 355 405 425
Rated RPM 1800-2200 1800-2200 1800-2200 1800-2200 1800-2200 2100-2200 2100-2200
Displacement litres 7.7
Displacement cui 470
Number of Cylinders 6
Rating Rating 1 Rating 1 Rating 1 Rating 1 Rating 1 Rating 2 Rating 2
Emission Compliance IMO Nox Tier II, China I
Control System Marine Commercial Control, Electronic Vessel Control
High-pressure fuel injection Common-rail fuel injection
Cooling System Heat Exchanger Cooling, Keel Cooling, Central Cooling
Product Family 8 liter series

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