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Report: Wiesmann MF5 exiting production as BMW V10 supply dries up *UPDATE

by Jeremy Korzeniewski (RSS feed) on Aug 17th, 2010 at 10:00AM

It's not easy to build a car without an engine. Shocking news, we know, but it has major ramifications for small boutique automakers that don't have the resources to design and manufacture powerplants of their own. One such company is Wiesmann, which has historically relied on engines from German automaker BMW. As you may know, Wiesmann's top-level MF5 borrows the same V10 engine that BMW uses in its M5 and M6. As good a choice as any other, no? Problem is, those models are currently being phased out and production has just come to an end... and that includes those V10 engines we were... Read More

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