The VTA-1710 series engine described represents Cummins' entry in the 800 hp class engine.
This paper presents a general description of all design modifications that were made to achieve a 15% increase in power in the same package size with a conservatively loaded basic structure. Design changes to the engine are carried throughout the engine horsepower range of existing rating of 500, 635, and 700 hp to achieve a standardized family concept with a high degree of interchangeability.
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