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Brief Summary

The QSC8.3 features a common rail fuel system which reduces white smoke levels at startup without the aid of air heaters. This common rail fuel system also improves fuel economy and reduces noise.

Key Features

  • HP: 490-600
  • Common rail fuel system
  • Includes a new cylinder head with four valves per cylinder which increases acceleration and torque.
  • EPA Tier 2, IMO and RCD certified
  • SmartCraft enabled
  • Gallery cooled pistons for long life
  • Easily accessed filters and maintenance items
  • Corrosion-proof belt guard
  • 24 valve cylinder head for better acceleration


Type of Engine
Number of Cylinders 6
Horse Power 540
Configuration In-line
Weight 1975.00lbs
Fuel Type Diesel
Fuel Delivery
Shaft Length Options
Shift Throttle Control
Displacement 505.00cu in
Steering Control
Recommended Fuel
Alternator Output High Output
CARB Rating
Engine Monitoring System

Captain's Report