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A Jaguar Land Rover 3.0: AJ-6D GEN III Diesel Engine is now on display in the reception area of the Engineering Training Centre

Peter Croft
April 07, 2016

Jaguar Land Rover Engine Front Jaguar Land Rover Engine Side

IMechE Engineering Training Solutions today (7 April), took delivery of a Jaguar Land Rover 3.0: AJ-6D GEN III Diesel Engine that is now standing proudly in the reception area of the Engineering Training Centre.

Used in Jaguar Land Rover's Range Rover Sport (TDV6), the AJ-V6D GEN III 3.0-litre engine was launched in 2009 and was engineered and manufactured by some of Britain's finest automotive engineers.

Based on the LR-TDV6 2.7 engine, the new AJ-V6D has been radically redesigned to deliver substantially higher performance, lower emissions and better fuel economy, meaning it fits well within current emissions regulations.

Its unique use of parallel sequential system turbocharging means the throttle response has been dramatically enhanced, enabling the car to reach 60mph in less than nine seconds, with a maximum speed of 124mph.

The parallel sequential system uses only the larger, variable geometry turbocharger when the engine is running at low rpms. When the engine reaches 2,800rpm, the smaller fixed-geometry turbocharger kicks in.

With unparalleled levels of refinement, progressive power on demand and torque for a variety of driving styles and performance requirements, this engine is a great example of British engineering at its best.

If you have not visited the new Engineering Training Centre, we are hosting the NDT Roadshow on 27 April (10am - 4pm), free entry, leading NDT exhibitors and includes a tour of our facility and the chance to win an Amazon Kindle. A Formula Student car will also be on display. Register at www.ndtroadshow.org.

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