German 510-HP unit S58 under the hood of a Japanese sports car such a scenario, the head of the division of BMW M to exclude did not.
The new generation Toyota Supra, as it is known, built on the platform of BMW Z4. Japanese coupe shares with the German Roadster a number of components, including the motor, but it is possible that engine with Toyota to share and other model BMW.
In an interview with Autocar, head of the division of BMW M Marcus Flush told about the likelihood that the German automaker will allow to install on Toyota Supra motor S58. The index is hiding the engine from the “charged” M-models.
A motor that is already installed on a number of models and appear at the next M3 and M4, BMW sell itself “on the side” no plans, but willing to consider a request for delivery from Toyota. While the Japanese brand while this initiative did not show and did not declare the creation of a “hot” version of the new Supra.
The last time BMW supplied engines to a third-party manufacturer in the 90-ies, when the McLaren F1 supercar was powered by a V12 BMW S70 family. Now Toyota uses a “regular” non M-engine for the top version of its coupe.