MTU Engines, Energy Packs, Complete Propulsion Systems & Qinous Energy Storage Systems

Penske Australia is the sole distributor of MTU, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of large diesel engines and complete propulsion systems.

MTU's durable engines offer a powerful and reliable solution for yachts, commercial ships and naval vessels, construction and industrial vehicles, agricultural machinery, mining, rail and military vehicles, as well as solutions for the renewable energy, oil and gas industry. Their diesel engines and gas engines are capable of power outputs up to 10,000 kW and 2,535 kW respectively, and they also offer customised electronic automation and control units for their engines and propulsion systems.

Why MTU & MTU Qinous?

For over 110 years, MTU has provided innovative power solutions to meet even the most demanding drive requirements.

As experts in designing and building for tough applications like mining, oil & gas, rail and marine, MTU is always ready to go the next step ahead of everyone else.

All MTU engines, propulsion systems and energy storage solutions offer a low total cost of ownership, energy efficiency and minimal maintenance requirements.

Extensive national service and support network

Penske Australia offers the best service and support network for power systems in the country. Our maintenance programs and preventative measures deliver excellent value for our customers, while our highly skilled, factory-trained technicians deliver the best of care while minimising turnaround times. Penske Australia’s aftersales advisers are available throughout our extensive national branch network to assist with aftersales and product support. You’ll never be far from a qualified and experienced engine technician when you choose MTU.

MTU Marine Engines and Propulsion Systems

Powering the largest yachts, the strongest tugboats and the most powerful ships through advanced solutions, MTU Marine Engines and Propulsion Systems are versatile and market leading. They offer a range of engines and propulsion systems for a variety of marine applications, with most series coming with a range of standard and customisable options.

MTU Series 1163 M04 Marine Engine

The new Series 1163 M04 Engine maintains it’s best in class reputation by keeping the features that made its predecessor so successful all the while improving upon the economy of the engine. This engine still offers a better power to weight ratio, smaller design and superior acceleration behaviour when compared to its competitors, but now comes with improved fuel economy, lower lifetime costs and is still IMO II emission regulation compliant.

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MTU Series 2000 M06 Marine Engine

The latest generation of the series 2000 is specifically designed to offer outstanding acceleration and performance. With over 55,000 MTU Series 2000 engines sold worldwide, discover an engineering masterpiece in an extremely compact package that offers excellent agility, power and manoeuvrability.

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MTU Series 4000 Marine Engine

Legendary since 1996, the latest Series 4000 M05 marine engine offer comes in a diverse range of options including an 8V, 12V and 16V configuration. Three things were kept in mind when designing the latest Series 4000; Life-cycle costs, performance and ease of maintenance. This has led to the creation of an even more compact engine with better durability that still maintains its best in class performance, fuel consumption and reliability. With over 40,000 marine engines sold worldwide, discover why the MTU Series 4000 is the preferred choice for both commercial marine and Yacht applications.

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MTU Series 4000 M05-N Pure Gas Marine Engine

A variant of the Series 4000, the M05-N offers diesel performance with gas benefits. Designed with a multipoint gas injection system to enhance the engine’s dynamic acceleration behaviour and double-walled gas fuel lines to ensure no need for additional safety precautions. Our pure gas engine matches the performance and safety of the regular Series 4000. Additionally, the use of gas instead of diesel means lower emissions and a better overall climate footprint.

Read more with our Series 4000 M05-N Pure Gas Engine Flyer

MTU Series 8000 Marine Engine

Released in the year 2000, the Series 8,000 now comes in a 16V unit as well as the classic 20V configuration and produces 10,000KW of power. This compact propulsion engine impresses with its outstanding power-to weight ratio and unlimited low load operation. There are currently over 200 MTU Series 8000 engines in operation powering numerous marine defence missions.

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MTU E-Drive Propulsion Systems

MTU E-Drive Systems offer a complete propulsion system solution that produces minimal emissions, reduced operating costs and maximum comfort when compared to conventional propulsion systems. Providing an overwhelming return on investment and additional benefits for commercial marine and yacht applications, the MTU M.E.L.T (Mechanical, Electrical, Logical and Thermal system integration) Engineering approach helps to manage the complexity of E-Drive systems and ensure high performance and comfort over the lifetime of the system.

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MTU Marine Generator Sets

MTU gensets form the centrepiece of marine propulsion and onboard power generation. Specifically engineered to offer the highest level of comfort, reliability, cost-efficiency, safety and flexibility, MTU builds gensets for propulsion, onboard power generation and emergency power that fit individual demands exactly. Whether you are looking for onboard power, diesel electric or hybrid propulsion, MTU gensets meet the full spectrum of your requirements. 

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MTU Mining Engines

The conditions heavy-duty mining vehicles fitted with MTU engines face on a daily basis are beyond doubt the toughest in the world. With huge stretches, immense masses, extreme temperatures and unimaginable tasks, Mining has its own laws and challenges. To conquer these, MTU Mining Engines are powerful, strong, hard, tough, and persevering.

Offering solutions for all emissions requirements as well as a full power range from 75 to 3,000kW (101 to 4,023bhp). MTU engines provide exceptional efficiency, absolute reliability and uncompromising operational availability, all while setting the standard for what a diesel engine must deliver in both above ground and underground mining applications. Furthermore, low life cycle costs due to effective operation, low fuel consumption, long TBO intervals characterize MTU engines, just as much as their environmentally friendly operation.

Mining vehicles powered by MTU deliver higher productivity through being able to carry larger loads and handle steeper terrain than the competition.

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MTU EnergyPack Battery Storage Systems

Penske Australia also distributes the MTU EnergyPack battery storage system range. Storing electricity from any distributed power source – such as gensets, wind turbines, or solar panels – MTU’s EnergyPack system delivers it when needed.

Available in three sizes;QS, QM, and QL, MTU EnergyPacks deliver from 40 kVA to 2,000 kVA, and from 70 kWh to 2,600 kWh.

Whatever power and capacity you need, the MTU EnergyPack is the perfect storage solution for your energy needs.

MTU Qinous Energy Storage Systems

MTU Qinous offers innovative energy storage and control system products and services for various public and private enterprises within Australia and the Pacific.

MTU Qinous energy storage solutions (ESS) cover a wide range of applications, delivering power from 40 kW up to 2,000 kW. The plug and play concept reduces logistics, ensures project completion both on time and within budget, and guarantees efficiency and reliability in project performance.

To facilitate the integration of ESS in hybrid microgrids, MTU Qinous provides a complete control software that monitors, controls, and optimises the entire microgrid and adjusts to different applications.