Back when Investindustrial owned Ducati, the private equity firm established a partnership with Mercedes-Benz and AMG. According to a senior source at the German luxury automaker, Investindustrial inquired if AMG would be interested in becoming a technology partner if it won the bid for Aston Martin.
Aston Martin is rumored to be interested in AMG’s new 6.0-liter, twin-turbo V12 power plant to replace the Ford-supplied engine the automaker currently uses. If a partnership does become established, it could lead more than just sharing engine technology.
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[Source: Autocar UK]