The ground-breaking aluminium A+5 Mini K16V 1273cc engine is pictured with block guards. The engine is designed by Ascaso Engineering and manufactured by A&M EDM.

Gary Surman said, "We are confident that the retro-engineered A+5 engine block will deliver lightweight style and performance for Mini enthusiasts around the world. We are preparing to rigorously test the engine and our aim is for sales to commence later in 2021.”