BMW and Audi interested in buying McLaren Automotive – Automobilwoche

Written by on November 14, 2021

November 14, 2021

BERLIN (Reuters) – Volkswagen’s Audi and BMW are interested in buying British luxury sportscar maker McLaren Automotive, German autos publication Automobilwoche reported on Sunday, without specifying its sources. The first talks between BMW and Bahrain sovereign wealth fund Mumtalakat, which owns 42% of McLaren, are to take place at the beginning of December, the report said.

Audi is also interested in the Formula 1 division of the company, it said.

BMW and Audi were not immediately available for comment.

(Reporting by Victoria Waldersee;Editing by Elaine Hardcastle)

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