THIONVILLE, France — BMW AG’s 7-Series, unveiled at this month’s Frankfurt motor show will be true to its reputation as a technological marvel when the all-new 2002 model comes out this fall. The Bavarian automaker may be famous for its world-class powertrains, but in developing two new 7-Series engines the company tapped a German supplier, Kolben- schmidt Pierburg AG, for its considerable component and engineering expertise. BMW’s 3.6L and 4.4L DOHC V-8s will feature two KP components ...

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