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Daimler-Benz DB 605

The Engine Specifications
The DB 605 was introduced in 1942 as a successor to the DB 601.  Like the DB 601, the DB 605 had direct fuel injection as well as a fluid clutch drive for the supercharger that turned the blower slowly at sea level but reduced the slippage to almost zero at altitude.
Twelve cylinder,  inverted-vee piston engine
Displacement:  2,179 cubic inches (35.7  liters)
Models Used by
DB 605AM: 1,800 hp (1342 kW) with water/methanol injection
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