History

Rootes TS3 - Two-stroke, Opposed piston, Diesel Engine.

Number of cylinders .......…..........................3

Number of pistons …………………………6

Displacement (Swept Volume) ...................199 & 215 cu in (3.2 & 3.5 litre)

Performance .................................................70 - 165 hp @ 2,400 rpm

Torque ............................................................230 - 345 ft lb.'s @ 1,250 rpm

Manufacturer .................................................Rootes Tillings-Stevens Ltd, UK.

Year of manufacture .................................... 1954 to 1974

Total TS3 engines built (all models) ............54,000 (approx)

TS3 designation ............................................Two Stroke, 3 cylinder

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