The JCB Dieselmax and Ecomax engine range has been designed to give your business performance you can depend on.

We started with a clean sheet of paper and were not only able to ensure the engines core design features would meet future exhaust emissions legislations but we also listened carefully to our customers and have designed our engines to excel in performance, reliability and in field serviceability.

DIESELMAX RECORD BREAKER – The Fastest Diesel in the World

“A triumph for British engineering excellence and teamwork.” That was JCB Chairman Lord Bamford’s conclusion after JCB Dieselmax achieved a stunning 350.092mph (563.418kph) land speed record for diesel-powered cars.The record attempt was initiated by Lord Bamford to showcase the extreme performance capability of the JCB engine which normally powers off-highway equipment for construction, agricultural, industrial and power generation applications.

The record-breaking JCB444-LSR engine displaces 5-litres, weighs 382kg (dry), and produces 750bhp at 3,800rpm and in excess of 1,500Nm of torque at 2,500 rpm. Two engines were used to set the new record at Bonneville Salt Flats USA in August 2006, with a total power output of 1,500bhp. Yet despite having twice the power and more than four times the weight of an F1 car, DIESELMAX had only half the fuel consumption.

The development of the engine has resulted in considerable engineering learning that will influence JCB’s future product strategy and ensure that JCB engines remain at the forefront of technology and performance.

JCB Dieselmax - Record Breaker


JCB Construction Equipment Australia

JCB Construction Equipment Australia have been selling and supporting JCB agricultural and construction equipment for almost 20 years.

We supply a diverse range of JCB equipment to industries such as agriculture, construction, civil works, defence, hire and rental, government, mining and recycling and waste.

We provide sales, parts and service Australia-wide through our network of branches and dealers.

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