Auto Industry analysts Ward’s has announced their Top Ten engine winners for this year and among the results are two power plants from BMW Group. First, a 3.0L Turbo straight six from BMW, then the newly revamped inline four from the MINI Cooper S. It’s a diverse list of winners, which includes motors from both the Chevy Volt and the Nissan Leaf. Each winner was chosen not just for its technological advancement, but for the stand-out performance they offered the vehicles they propel.
â€œWe have something for everybody on this yearâ€™s Wardâ€™s 10 Best Engines list,â€ says Drew Winter, editor-in-chief of Wardâ€™s AutoWorld magazine. â€œItâ€™s the most diverse mix weâ€™ve ever had, as well as the most technologically advanced.â€
You can see the full list, plus commentary from Ward’s on the winners here.