1506A-E88TAG4 Diesel Engine <br> 275 kVA @ 1500 RPM

1506A-E88TAG4 Diesel Engine
275 kVA @ 1500 RPM



Building upon Perkins proven reputation within the power generation industry the Perkins® 1500 Series Electropak engines now fit even closer to our customer’s needs.

The 1506A-E88TAG4 ElectropaK is a 6 cylinder, fully electronic, turbocharged, air-to-air charge cooled diesel engine. It is economical, quiet and reliable and provides the high performance that is demanded by our customers for their power generation needs.

Focusing on the Perkins common platform theme, changes to engine envelope dimensions and connection points have been kept to a minimum, making for easy installation across the ratings.



Number of cylinders  6 vertical in-line 
Bore and stroke  112 x 149 mm  4.5 x 5.8 in 
Displacement  8.8 litres  537 cubic in 
Aspiration  Turbocharged aftercooled 
Cycle  4 stroke 
Combustion system  Direct injection 
Compression ratio  16.1:1 
Rotation  Anti-clockwise, viewed on flywheel 
Total lubricating capacity  41 litres  9.01 US gal 
Cooling system  Liquid 



Dependable power

  • The 1506A-E88TAG4 delivers greater productivity through an improved power to weight ratio
  • The world-class power density has been achieved from an 8.8 litre turbocharged engine using a hydraulic actuated unit injection (HEUI) fuel system; making this engine robust for all markets due to its ability to cope with the variation of fuel quality around the world
  • In its class, the 1506A-E88TAG4 has been designed to provide dependable power even in extreme ambient climates

Low operating costs

  • Oil change service intervals are set at 500 hours as standard
  • Designed to provide low cost of ownerhsip, simple maintenance and reduced downtime
  • 12 months unlimited warranty with 24 months on Major items. For low use applications <500 hours per year warranty is extended by a further 12 months. See Perkins Warranty Policy for further details
  • Extended Service Contracts – protect and plan the cost of ownership


  • The 1506-E88TAG4 has been designed to hit the power node requirements of our customers
  • Switchability functionality from 50 Hz/1500 rpm to 60 Hz/1800 rpm and vice versa is available to provide greater flexibility for frequency selection

World class product support

  • Our experienced global network of distributors and dealers, fully trained engine experts deliver total service support around the clock, 365 days a year. They have a comprehensive suite of web based tools at their disposal, covering technical information, parts identification and ordering systems, all dedicated to maximising the productivity of your engine
  • Perkins actively pursues product support excellence by insisting our distribution network invest in their territory to provide customers with a consistent quality of support across the globe
  • Throughout the entire life of a Perkins engine, we provide access to genuine OE specification parts giving 100% reassurance that you receive the very best in terms of quality for lowest possible cost, wherever your Perkins powered machine is operating in the world


Air inlet system

Mounted air filter and turbocharger

Fuel system

  • HEUI fuel system with full authority electronic control
  • Electronic governing to ISO 8528-5 with stand-alone isochronous and load-sharing capabilities
  • Fuel filter, fuel transfer pump, fuel priming pump
  • Spin on primary, secondary and water filter separator

Lubrication system

  • Wet full aluminium sump with filler and dipstick
  • Full-flow spin-on filters
  • Oil pump, gear driven

Cooling system

  • Thermostatically controlled with belt driven, circulating pump and belt-drive fan
  • Mounted belt driven pusher fan
  • Radiator supplied loose with all guards and pipes
  • Air-to-air charge cooler incorporated in radiator

Electrical equipment

  • 24V starter motor and 24V, 45 amp alternator with DC output
  • Electronic Control Module (ECM) mounted on engine with wiring looms and sensors

Flywheel and housing

  • High inertia flywheel to SAE 1 J620 Size 355.6 mm (14 in)
  • Aluminium SAE 1 flywheel housing


  • Front engine mounting bracket



Full Product Specs