MAN V12X engine among ‘best products of the year’

MAN Engines announced its V12X engine for yacht applications has been recognized with the Red Dot Award: Product Design, an award that recognizes the “best products of the year.” The 12-cylinder vee-configuration engine rated 2,200 hp at 2,300 rpm and 30 L displacement was introduced at the Cannes Yachting Festival in August 2022.

MAN V12X yacht engine The 30 L MAN V12X yacht engine has been recognized with the Red Dot Award: Product Design. (Photo: MAN Engines)

According to MAN Engines, the most distinctive design feature of the MAN V12X is the engine cover’s X-design, which was based on a concept by design partner Hyve. The design shapes the appearance of the engine from the side and from above and enables clear views of the engine’s technology on closer inspection. The engine was also developed with a larger displacement to offer an increase in performance for existing applications, as well as to offer customers a propulsion system for larger yachts and super yachts.

The Red Dot award is an internationally respected seal of outstanding design quality, MAN engines noted, An international jury selected the MAN V12X for recognition from among the thousands of entries in the international design competition for product design, communication design and design concepts. In 2023, around 20,000 submitted products from 60 countries were evaluated in 51 competition categories by a team of 43 jurors.

“We would like to express our sincere thanks and are very pleased about the award,” said Bernd Huneke, head of Design Marine MAN Engines. “After all, the care we put into the structural design and interpretation of the performance of our engines is also reflected in the design. We have consistently continued the tradition of making fascinating technology look fascinating with the MAN V12X.”

STAY CONNECTED



Receive the information you need when you need it through our world-leading magazines, newsletters and daily briefings.

Sign up

POWER SOURCING GUIDE

The trusted reference and buyer’s guide for 83 years

The original “desktop search engine,” guiding nearly 10,000 users in more than 90 countries it is the primary reference for specifications and details on all the components that go into engine systems.

Visit Now

CONNECT WITH THE TEAM
Becky Schultz Vice President of Content Tel: +1 480 408 9774 E-mail: [email protected]
Julian Buckley Editor Tel: +44 (0) 1892 784088 E-mail: [email protected]
Chad Elmore Managing Editor Tel: +1 262 754 4114 E-mail: [email protected]
Josh Kunz Power Progress Brand Manager Tel: +1 414 379 2672 E-mail: [email protected]
Roberta Prandi Power Progress International Brand Manager Tel: +39 334 6538183 E-mail: [email protected]
CONNECT WITH SOCIAL MEDIA