mtu Engines, Energy Packs, and Complete Propulsion Systems

Penske New Zealand is the sole distributor of mtu, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of large engines, energy solutions, 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 energy and oil and gas industry. mtu's 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?

For over 110 years, mtu has provided innovative power solutions to meet even the most demanding of requirements. Combined with Penske's team of power system design experts, your power solution will achieve a low total cost of ownership, optimal energy efficiency, and minimal maintenance requirements.

Extensive National Service and Support Network

Penske New Zealand 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 New Zealand’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 Solutions


mtu Diesel and Gas Generators

Designed for maximum reliability, low fuel consumption, low emissions, and long service internals, mtu’s range of Series 2000 and Series 4000 engines are used widely across Australia and New Zealand in various applications such as healthcare, data centres, airports, manufacturing plants, and independent power stations.

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mtu EnergyPack Battery Storage Systems

Penske New Zealand 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.

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mtu Marine Engines and Propulsion Systems

Powering the largest yachts, the strongest tugboats, and the most powerful ships through its advanced solutions, mtu marine engines and propulsion systems are highly versatile and efficient.

For over 100 years, mtu has been known for cutting edge innovation and technological leadership. Choosing mtu means joining an elite class of yacht owners, designers, builders and marine engineers who demand only the most powerful, reliable and sophisticated engines.

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mtu Series 2000 M06 Marine Engine

The latest generation of the Series 2000, rated from 966 bhp to 2,600 bhp, 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.

mtu Series 4000 Marine Engine

mtu's Series 4000 M05 marine range is rated between 1,000 bhp and 13,410 bhp, and comes in a diverse range of options including 8V, 12V, and 16V configurations. With low life-cycle costs, high performance, and ease of maintenance, the Series 4000 engine delivers durability that 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.

mtu Series 1163 M04 Marine Engine

The 1163 M04 engine maintains its best-in-class reputation by keeping the features that made its predecessor so successful all the while improving upon the economy of the engine. Rated from 6,437 bhp to 9,925 bhp, 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.

mtu Series 8000 Marine Engine

mtu's Series 8000 engine comes in 16V as well as the classic 20V configuration and is rated from 9,762 bhp to 13,410 bhp. This compact propulsion engine impresses with its outstanding power-to-weight ratio and unlimited low-load operation.

mtu Series 4000 M05-N Pure Gas Marine Engine

A variant of the Series 4000, the M05-N offers diesel performance with gas benefits. It is designed with a multi-point 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.

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.

Commercial and Industrial Range

mtu’s lower power range of industrial engines boast high performance, reliability, efficiency, safety and are environmentally friendly.

The broad range of economical industrial diesel engines are ideal for applications ranging from stationary pumping to mobile equipment such as cranes, haul trucks, mining equipment and forestry machinery.

Customised for the off-highway market, mtu’s OM900, OM457, 1000, 1100, 1300, and 1500 engines range in power from 90 - 480kW are available compliant to EU Stage IIIA, EPA Tier 4 and EU Stage V emission certification. The Series 2000 and 4000 are available for serious horsepower projects from 783 kW to 3000 kW for medium-duty and heavy-duty applications.

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mtu Mining Engines

With 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 3,000 kW (101 to 4,023 bhp), 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 characterise mtu engines, just as much as their environmentally friendly operation.

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

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Please note: product specifications may change without notice. For further information, please consult your local Penske contact.