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Prototipo di motore toroidale Diesel 2 tempi
1961 - 1962



This particular toroidal two-stroke Diesel engine prototype is the result of an experimental activity carried out at the Laboratory of Machinery of the University of Palermo, at the beginning of the 1960s.

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Technical specifications

Descriptiontoroidal two-stroke Diesel engine prototype, with counter-swing-pistons and 6 combustion chambers
Displacement2850 cm³
Fuel feeding systemwith one in-cylinder injector in each combustion chamber, supplied by two single-cylinder reciprocating gasoline fuel pump (one for three injectors)
Cooling systemair-fed
Lubrication systemforced by a mechanical pump


Originally conceived for truck and industrial machines.

Testi e immagini di Giuseppe Genchi
Sito realizzato da Pasquale Pillitteri