Friday, July 19, 2024

Cat C12 490HP @2300

Model: Cat C12

Brand: Caterpillar

Product Description

CAT C12 490HP @ 2300 RPM Marine Engine

The CAT C12 490HP marine engine is a robust, high-performance powerhouse designed to meet the rigorous demands of commercial and recreational maritime applications. This engine offers exceptional reliability and fuel efficiency, ensuring you get the most out of every voyage. Built with advanced technology and precision engineering, the CAT C12 is perfect for a variety of marine vessels requiring dependable propulsion.


  • Price: $78,500 USD

Note: Price may vary based on customization, installation options, and location.

Key Features

  • High Horsepower: Delivers 490 HP at 2300 RPM, providing powerful propulsion for demanding marine applications.
  • Advanced Fuel System: Utilizes state-of-the-art Electronic Unit Injection (EUI) technology for optimal fuel efficiency and reduced emissions.
  • Durable Design: Built to withstand harsh marine environments with corrosion-resistant materials and construction.
  • Enhanced Performance: Features advanced turbocharging and aftercooling systems for consistent performance under load.
  • Low Operational Costs: Designed for long intervals between overhauls, reducing maintenance costs and downtime.
  • Comprehensive Monitoring: Equipped with a sophisticated monitoring system for real-time performance data and diagnostics.
  • Emission Compliance: Meets international marine emission standards, ensuring an eco-friendly operation.

Technical Specifications

  • Model: CAT C12
  • Horsepower: 490 HP
  • Rated RPM: 2300 RPM
  • Engine Type: 4-Stroke, Inline 6
  • Displacement: 12.0 L (732 in³)
  • Bore and Stroke: 5.12 in x 5.91 in (130 mm x 150 mm)
  • Compression Ratio: 16.5:1
  • Fuel System: Electronic Unit Injection (EUI)
  • Turbocharging: Single Turbo, Sea Water Aftercooled (SWA)
  • Cooling System: Heat Exchanger
  • Dimensions (L x W x H): 61.3 in x 38.4 in x 47.7 in (1,558 mm x 976 mm x 1,212 mm)
  • Dry Weight: 1,990 lbs (903 kg)
  • Flywheel and Flywheel Housing: SAE No. 1
  • Control System: Electronic Control Module (ECM), ADEM™ III

Marine Applications

The CAT C12 490HP marine engine is versatile and ideally suited for a wide range of marine applications:

  • Commercial Fishing Vessels: Offers the power and durability needed for long-duration fishing trips in various marine environments.
  • Workboats: Perfect for tugboats, towboats, and other work vessels requiring high performance and reliability.
  • Yachts and Pleasure Craft: Ideal for luxury vessels where performance, efficiency, and smooth operation are paramount.
  • Passenger Ferries: Ensures reliable and safe transportation with its consistent power delivery and emission compliance.
  • Coastal Patrol Vessels: Provides the necessary speed and maneuverability for quick response and patrol duties.
  • Offshore Supply Vessels: Supports the heavy-duty operations of supply vessels used in offshore drilling and marine construction.

The CAT C12 490HP marine engine is a premier choice for those requiring unmatched performance and reliability on the water. Invest in the CAT C12 to experience the pinnacle of marine propulsion technology.

[Product Type: Engine]

Product Specifications

Stroke 149.86 mm (5.90in)
Bore 129.54 mm (5.10in)
Height 1003.3 mm (39.50in)
Width 967.74 mm (38.10in)
Length 1574.8 mm (62.00in)
Power 490 HP (365.34kw)
Weight 1173.9 kg (2588.01lbs)
Displacement 11995.3 cm3 (12.00L, 732.00in3)
Rated Speed 2300 r/min

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