NEWBURY PARK, CA – Ten years after its last 4-cyl. gasoline engine left the U.S. market, BMW AG says it is seriously considering an all-new direct-injection I-4 for the U.S., and a 4-cyl. turbodiesel could be in the cards as well. The auto maker is not saying when these engines might arrive, and engineers are tight-lipped about the all-new I-4 gasoline engine. But pending emissions regulations and consumer demand for better fuel economy have placed I-4s on the front burner for BMW in North ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"BMW Explores 4-Cyl. Options for U.S." is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:

  All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
  Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
  •   Global sales and production data by country
  •   U.S. model-line inventory data
  •   Engine and equipment installation rates
  •   WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
  •   Product Cycle chart
  •   Interrelationships among major OEMs
  •   Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
   •  Historical data and much more!


For WardsAuto.com pricing and subscription information please contact
Amber McLincha by email: amclincha@wardsauto.com or phone: (248) 799-2622
 

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.