Electronic 4.4 liter, 4-cylinder 1104D-E44 engine meets Tier 3 equivalent emission standards and will be available in two versions; the 1104D-E44T is a turbocharged unit offering power ratings of 80.4 horsepower up to 99.9 horsepower, while the1104D-E44TA is a turbocharged aftercooled model that tops out at 142.1 horsepower at 2,200 rpm.
Designed and built at Perkins Wuxi, China, facility, the new model has been engineered to combat the problems of varying fuel quality. An upgraded fuel system increases tolerance to poor quality diesel, supported by improved filtration to capture any debris present, the company says. The units are suitable for applications in construction, agriculture, and electric power. Production begins in the in the latter half of 2014.