BMW, Peugeot to trot out new petrol engines

13th December 2004, Comments 0 comments

PARIS, Dec 13 (AFP) - Car makers Peugeot SA of France and BMW of Germany said Monday they had developed two petrol engines as part of a partnership signed in July 2002, adding that they would begin offering car models with the engines from 2006.

PARIS, Dec 13 (AFP) - Car makers Peugeot SA of France and BMW of Germany said Monday they had developed two petrol engines as part of a partnership signed in July 2002, adding that they would begin offering car models with the engines from 2006.

Peugeot said it planned to use the new 1.6-litre-engines on small and mid-size models under the Peugeot and Citroen brands, while BMW will use the engines on its Mini models.

The first new engine offers 115 horsepower of 115 while the second, a direct fuel injection model, has 143 horsepower.

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Subject: French News

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