MIAMI, Florida (February 1, 2011) – John Deere Power Systems (JDPS) is pleased to announce its newest marine engine will be on display at the 2011 Miami International Boat Show, February 17 – 21, 2011. The PowerTech™ 6090AFM75 marine diesel engine is the newest addition to the John Deere lineup and boasts up to 317 kW (425 hp).

John Deere will have four other diesel engines on display at the show: the PowerTech 4045TFM75, 6068AFM75, 6090SFM75 and 6135SFM75. All of these engines meet EPA Tier 2 and EU propulsion emissions requirements and are MARPOL Annex VI compliant.

“John Deere continues to work on expanding the marine engine lineup with more new models and horsepower ratings,” said Dave Flaherty, marine marketing manager for John Deere Power Systems. “We designed the new 6090AFM75 to provide high power output with reliable, durable performance for propulsion and generator applications. The new engine maintains the legendary long-term reliability our customers have come to expect from John Deere.”

The new PowerTech 6090AFM75 has 9.0L of displacement and is a 6-cylinder, electronically controlled, turbocharged and air-to-engine coolant aftercooled marine engine. Vertical fuel injectors provide clean burning for lower emissions and improved fuel economy.

John Deere is also announcing the ratings for its PowerTech 6068AFM75, 6090SFM75 and 6135SFM75 marine generator drive engines.

“Our lineup of John Deere generator-drive marine engines is ideal for meeting the growing onboard power demands of marine customers,” Flaherty said. “John Deere marine engines – with their many choices of displacement and power – allow customers to select the model that is just right for their onboard power generation needs.”

The PowerTech 6068AFM75, 6090SFM75 and 6135SFM75 are all excellent sources of power, and feature low noise, low vibration and outstanding or excellent fuel economy. They all meet marine EPA Tier 2 emissions requirements and are MARPOL Annex VI compliant.

Product highlights for the gen-set engines include:

  • The PowerTech 6068AFM75 features gen-set ratings up to 191 kVA (153 kWe) at 60 Hz (1800 rpm). The 6.8L is a 6-cylinder, electronically controlled, turbocharged and air-to-coolant aftercooled marine engine.
  • The PowerTech 6090SFM75 features gen-set ratings up to 320 kVA (256 kWe) at 60 Hz (1800 rpm). The 9.0L is a 6-cylinder, electronically controlled, turbocharged and air-to-seawater aftercooled marine engine.
  • The PowerTech 6135SFM75 features gen-set ratings up to 480 kVA (383 kWe) at 60 Hz (1800 rpm). The 13.5 is a 6-cylinder, electronically controlled, turbocharged and air-to-seawater aftercooled marine engine.

All of these generator drive engines are excellent choices for a variety of commercial and recreational marine applications.

[Photo: PowerTech 6135SFM75 Marine Diesel Engine. Courtesy Johne Deere]
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