• Aston Martin Valkyrie's 6.5-liter V-12

    Aston Martin on Wednesday gave us our first look at the mighty V-12 engine that will power its Valkyrie hypercar due next year. The engine is being developed by Cosworth, a fellow British firm that has supplied a number of race-winning Formula 1 engines over the years, and it is destined to be the most powerful naturally aspirated mill ever fitted to a production car. Aston Martin has confirmed a peak output of 1,000 horsepower and 545 pound-feet of torque. That's lower than the 1,130 hp that Cosworth hinted at in August but still an incredible feat considering the lack of forced induction...

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    How Cosworth uses race data to develop self-driving tech

    Cosworth isn't best known for its self-driving car technology, but that could very well change one day. The legendary maker of Formula 1 and other high-performance engines plans to expand into the self-driving car arena, and it's using race data to expedite its offerings. Company CEO Hal Reisiger...

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    Cosworth plans for IPO in 2019

    Legendary manufacturer of Formula One engines, Britain-based Cosworth, has plans to go public in 2019 in New York. Reuters reported on Thursday that the company is looking to launch an initial public offering (IPO) after the first quarter of 2019. Today, Cosworth does much more than build engines...

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    Cosworth returning to F1 in 2021?

    Cosworth has been absent from Formula One racing since 2013, but the company has reportedly signed on to frame new engine rules past the year 2020. In doing so, Cosworth may be poised for a return to F1 in 2021. The Northampton, England-based engineering company has signaled its optimism about the...

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    Aston Martin hypercar coming with Cosworth V-12, 175-unit production run

    A year ago Aston Martin came out with the surprise announcement that it was developing a hypercar in partnership with the Red Bull Racing Formula One team. Last summer we received a preview in the form of a concept car and since then numerous details have emerged. On Wednesday, Aston Martin added...

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    Legendary engine builder Cosworth to open plant in Michigan

    Cosworth, a British brand long associated with motorsports, says it is opening up a facility in Michigan to supply an automaker with high-performance V-8 engine parts. What isn't known, however, is just which automaker will utilize Cosworth as a supplier. All three Detroit automakers—Ford...

  • Ford 5.0-liter V-8 engine

    It’s been confirmed that a version of the Ford Motor Company’s [NYSE:F] 5.0-liter ‘Coyote’ V-8 found in the Mustang GT will be used by British sports car brand TVR for its comeback. But TVR won’t be using an off-the-shelf unit; rather, it will use an upgraded version built by legendary engine builder and tuner Cosworth. ALSO SEE: Ford GT Supercar Coming With Carbon Fiber Wheels: Report The information was revealed to Autocar earlier this week when Cosworth fired up the engine for the first time and tested it on a dyno. In the Mustang GT the engine delivers just...

  • Subaru BRZ and Scion FR-S Cosworth Power Package
    Cosworth Pumps Up The Power On BRZ & FR-S Sports Cars

    "Power" is a bit of a dirty word to some Subaru BRZ and Scion FR-S owners. Subaru and Toyota went to great lengths to make their cars fun despite a relatively modest power output, and some believe this delicate balance need not be altered. MUST SEE: Angry Supercar Hater Throws Rocks At Lamborghini...

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    Cosworth PDR System Could Move Beyond The 2015 Corvette

    The Cosworth Performance Data Recorder could find its way into the aftermarket.

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    F1-Derived Cosworth Four-Cylinder Engine To Power Road Car: Report

    Legendary engine tuner and manufacturer Cosworth will no longer supply Formula One teams with engines from next season onwards, with its sole remaining buyer Marussia announcing plans to switch to a new supplier. Fortunately, Cosworth has other plans as well, including branching out into the world...

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    Is Prodrive Looking To Buy Cosworth?

    Recently we brought you news that current owners of Cosworth, American racing names Gerry Forsythe and Kevin Kalkhoven, had put the legendary British tuner and engine manufacturer up for sale. Since then, reports out of the UK claim motorsport firm Prodrive is considering submitting a bid for...

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    Legendary Tuner And Engine Builder Cosworth Shops For A Buyer

    In recent weeks, it seems like the Cosworth name seems to be everywhere. For SEMA 2012 alone, the storied British tuner is collaborating on variants of the Ford Focus ST, the Hyundai Veloster Turbo and the Hyundai Genesis. It’s involved in Formula One, too, providing engines to also-ran teams...

  • Cosworth Genesis Racing Series Coupe, SEMA 2012

    This year's SEMA show will feature a special track-ready but street-friendly Cosworth-tuned Hyundai Genesis Coupe.

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    Secrecy The Key To Cosworth's Success

    With millions of dollars in prize money and sponsorship at stake, engine builder Cosworth ensures that its designs won't fall into the hands of its competitors.

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    Formula One: Williams Inks Two-Year Engine Deal With Renault

    The Williams Formula One team has signed a two year engine deal with Renault, which should make Williams more of a contender for the 2012 and 2013 seasons.

  • Project Kahn and Cosworth Range Rover Sport RS600 Super Sport
    Project Kahn Previews Cosworth-Powered Range Rover Sport RS600 Super Sport

    It wasn’t that long ago that we first reported on Project Kahn’s RS600 package for the supercharged Range Rover Sport from Land Rover. Starting with a custom exhaust system tuned for a powerful yet refined sound, the RS600 treatment tweaks the SUV's engine to deliver a supercar-like 600...

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    Project Kahn Previews Cosworth-Enhanced Range Rover ‘Evogue’

    British tuner Project Kahn and engine specialist Cosworth have teamed up several times in the past to co-develop a range of new modified sports cars, but their first creation together was a highly modified SUV based on the Range Rover Sport. Now the two performance marques have teamed up again, and...

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    2010 Geneva Motor Show Preview: Cosworth-Subaru WRX STI One-Off

    The special-edition car will be an engineering tour de force.

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