This report covers a detailed design benchmarking study of the Volvo IL5 2.4L diesel engine and includes a photographic record of all the main components, plus individual masses and dimensions. Ricardo comments on specific design features are also included.
The engine is based on the RN 2-litre, in-line 5 gasoline engine, having the same bore but an increased stroke. Its actual displacement is 2401cc.
The engine has 4 valves per cylinder with common rail direct injection and features a variable geometry turbocharger. The bore is 81mm with a stroke of 93.2mm. The cylinder head, block, bedplate and sump are aluminium alloy, the crankshaft is forged steel, and a toothed belt drives the inlet camshaft.
The maximum power of the engine is 120kW (163hp) at 4000 rpm with a maximum torque of 340Nm at 1750rpm. Power output per cylinder is 24kw.
- Cylinder Block, Cylinders, Crankcase and Main Bearing Structure
- Crankshaft, Torsional Vibration Damper, Flywheel Drive Plate
- Connecting Rod, Bearings
- Piston, Pin and Rings, Cylinder Head and Ports
- Camshafts, Valve Train and Cam Cover
- Inlet, Exhaust and Emission Control System