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Diesel may refer to:

  • Diesel engine, an internal combustion engine where ignition is caused by compression
  • Diesel fuel, a liquid fuel used in diesel engines
  • Diesel locomotive, a railway locomotive in which the prime mover is a diesel engine

Arts and entertainment[edit]



  • Nathanael Diesel (1692–1745), Danish composer, violinist and lutenist
  • Vin Diesel (Mark Sinclair, born 1967), American actor, producer and director
  • Rudolf Diesel (1858-1913), German inventor and mechanical engineer

Nickname or ring name[edit]

  • Diesel (musician) (Mark Lizotte, born 1966), American-Australian rock singer-songwriter
  • Zach Banner (born 1993), once known as The Diesel, American football player
  • Diesel Dahl (born 1959), drummer of TNT
  • Noah Davis (baseball) (nicknamed Diesel; born 1997), American baseball player
  • Kane (wrestler) (Glenn Jacobs, born 1967), American wrestler, former ring name fake "Diesel", imitating Kevin Nash's gimmick
  • David S. LaForce or Diesel, American artist
  • Kevin Nash (born 1959) ring name and gimmick for American professional wrestler Kevin Nash while performing in the WWF/E
  • Shaquille O'Neal (born 1972), American basketball player, now music producer and DJ known as DIESEL
  • John Riggins (born 1949), or The Diesel, American football player
  • Joe Riggs (born 1982), or Diesel, American mixed martial artist
  • Greg Williams (Australian footballer), or Diesel, Australian-rules footballer

Other uses[edit]

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