According to rumors, the company, Jaguar Land Rover plans to reduce its investment in the development of engines and instead begin close cooperation with BMW in the field of powertrains.
In June, BMW and Jaguar Land Rover officially announced cooperation in developing electric motors for electric vehicles of new generation. But now there are rumors that this partnership can be expanded to work on internal combustion engines.
According to WardsAuto, the British automaker plans to use petrol and diesel engines BMW as well as hybrid powertrain of the brand on their new models. This is done to save the budget and redirect the released funds to work on electric vehicles.
BMW this decision will also benefit, since you will be able to capitalize on the increase of production of engines. Today, in addition to BMW cars, the motors of this brand are also used in the models MINI and Rolls-Royce.
To date there is no detailed information about which engines BMW can appear under the hood of Jaguar Land Rover. Earlier there were rumors about using the 4.4-liter turbo German V8 for the next generation of the sports car Jaguar F-Type, but while these data are not officially confirmed.
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