Re: BMW M3 vs Jaguar XR what current McLarens use benz engines other than the F1 car? Cosworth Founders Mike Costin Born: 1929 Education: Salvatorian College, Harrow Weald; engineering apprenticeship, de Havilland Aircraft Co, Hatfield; licensed aircraft engineer 1950. Career: 1953-1955 Design Draughtsman, de Havilland. 1953-1956 Lotus Engineering, part-time and full-time 1956- 1962 Technical Director, Lotus Cars Keith Duckworth Born: 1933 Education: Giggleswick School, Yorkshire and Imperial College, London Career: 1957-1958 transmission development engineer with Lotus 1958 Founded Cosworth Engineering Chairman and chief engineer until 1988. Member of main board of UEI plc. 1989 Retired from executive management of Cosworth. About Cosworth It's in the blood... On the Motorsport World Stage Cosworth Racing engines are used in all major race and rally categories powering numerous champions at the very highest levels in their fields. With experience spanning four decades, Cosworth Racing is a world leader in design, development and manufacture of ultra high performance gasoline engines for racing, rally and road car applications. Cosworth Racing provides power plant technology and design solutions for premier teams in Formula 1, World Rally, CART (USA) and Motorbike racing, as well as racing engine technology transfer to the Premier Automotive Group of Ford Motor Company. Jaguar RacingÂs R3 and ArrowsÂ A23 is powered with the CR-3 engine, an evolution of last yearÂs power plant boasting many performance enhancements The Cosworth engineered Duratec ÂRÂ powers the Ford Focus RS WRC rally car The XF engine powers four teams in the US CART series Aprilia is just one of the new relationships formed with the CEG - the Commercial Engineering Group which specialises in providing low-volume engine projects Formed 1958, founders Mike Costin and Keith Duckworth Part of the Premier Performance Division together with PI Research and Jaguar Racing Headquarters in Northampton, UK, support facility for US racing programs, CA, US Wholly owned by Ford, since fourth quarter 1998 725 employees; 650 UK, 75 US Precision sandcasting foundry Bridgenorth, UK Cosworth is mearly a company owned by ford. They werent something created by ford. If they made whole cars it would be the same situation as jaguar and ford. Ford did not design the F1 motor, Cosworth did it FOR ford.