2506A-E15TAG2 Diesel Engine <br> 500 kVA @ 1500 RPM

2506A-E15TAG2 Diesel Engine
500 kVA @ 1500 RPM



The 2500 Series engine has been developed using the latest engineering techniques and builds on the strengths of the already very successful 2000 Series family and addresses today’s uncompromising demands within the power generation industry. Developed from a proven heavy‑duty industrial base these products offer superior performance and reliability. The 2506A E15TAG1 is a turbocharged and air-to-air charge-cooled, 6 cylinder diesel engine. Its premium features provide exceptional power‑to‑weight ratio resulting in exceptional fuel consumption. The overall performance and reliability characteristics make this the prime choice for today’s power generation industry.



  • Number of cylinders : 6 vertical in-line
  • Bore and stroke : 137 x 171 mm 5.4 x 6.7 in
  • Displacement : 15.2 litres 927 in3
  • Aspiration : Turbocharged and air-to-air charge cooled
  • Cycle : 4 stroke
  • Combustion system : Direct injection
  • Compression ratio : 16:1
  • Rotation : Anti-clockwise, viewed on flywheel
  • Total lubricating capacity : 62 litres
  • Cooling system : Water-cooled
  • Total coolant capacity : 58 litres



Economic power

  • Mechanically operated unit fuel injectors with advanced electronic control, combined with carefully matched turbocharging, give excellent fuel atomisation which leads to exceptional low fuel consumption

Reliable power

  • Developed and tested using the latest engineering techniques and finite element analysis for high reliability
  • Low oil usage and low wear rates
  • High compression ratio ensures clean rapid starting in all conditions
  • Perkins global product support is designed to enhance the customer experience of owning a Perkins powered machine. We deliver this through the quality of our distribution network, extensive global coverage and a range of Perkins supported OEM partnership options. So whether you are an end-user or an equipment manufacturer our engine expertise is essential to your success

Compact, clean and efficient power

  • Exceptional power to weight ratio and compact size gives optimum power density for ease of installation and more

cost effective transportation

  • Designed to provide excellent service access for ease of maintenance

Product support

  • Perkins actively pursues product support excellence by ensuring our distribution network invest in their territory – strengthening relationships and providing more value to you, our customer
  • Through an 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 fingertips covering technical information, parts identification and ordering systems, all dedicated to maximising the productivity of your engine
  • Throughout the entire life of a Perkins engine, we provide access to genuine OE specification parts and service. We give 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

  • Mounted air filter

Fuel system

  • Mechanically actuated electronically controlled unit fuel injectors with full authority electronic control
  • Governing to ISO 8528-5 class G3 with isochronous capability
  • Replaceable ‘Ecoplus’ fuel filter elements with primary filter/water separator
  • Fuel cooler

Lubrication system

  • Wet sump with filler and dipstick
  • Full-flow replaceable ‘Ecoplus’ filter
  • Oil cooler integral with filter header

Cooling system

  • Gear-driven circulating pump
  • Mounted belt-driven fan
  • Radiator supplied loose incorporating air-to-air charge cooler
  • System designed for ambients up to 50ºC

Electrical equipment

  • 24 volt starter motor and 24 volt 70 amp alternator with DC output
  • ECM mounted on engine with wiring looms and sensors
  • 3 level engine protection system

Flywheel and housing

  • High inertia flywheel to SAE J620 size 14
  • SAE ½ flywheel housing


  • Front engine mounting bracket

Optional equipment

  • 110 volt/240 volt immersion heater
  • Additional speed sensor
  • Temperature and pressure sensors for gauges
  • Air filter rain hood
  • Twin starters/facility for second starter
  • Tool kit
  • Additional manuals
  • Closed circuit crankcase ventilation system



Full Product Specs