First production OM 312 engine is completed

  • Date
    15 June 1949
  • Description
    The first production unit of the OM 312 engine is completed at the Mannheim factory. The 90 hp / 66 kW six-cylinder diesel is the first commercial vehicle engine developed after the war and the first version of the successful OM 300 engine family.
Mercedes-Benz OM 312, a 4.8-litre six-cylinder diesel engine with 90 hp/66 kW at Daimler-Benz AG plant 20 in Mannheim Waldhof for the new L 3250 truck (L 312) with a payload of 3.25 tonnes presented in 1949.
Mercedes-Benz OM 312