Engine Developments is an independent engine design and manufacture company specialising in high performance racing engines and has been in business for 40 years. The company has grown from a small engineering firm to its current status as one of the principal suppliers of race engine technology and support to the motorsport industry. Past and present customers of the company include : Lotus, Honda, Yamaha, Mazda, Toyota, Nissan, and the Williams, Lotus, Tyrrell and Arrows F1 teams. With over 10 years recent experience in Formula 1, the company is well known for its innovative design engineering and its ability to provide a cost effective service to its customers.
John Judd and Sir Jack Brabham started the company in 1971 to produce their own competition engines, having previously worked together on the Repco Brabham F1 engines. Since then, Engine Developments has grown in size from a handful of people to the current 25 employees.
All are highly skilled and dedicated people with many years’ experience in the design and manufacture of racing engines.
We currently supply Judd Power engines to private LMP1 and LMP2 teams at the LeMans 24 hours.
We are able to service, develop and update most types of engine.
We provide engineering services on a consultancy basis to many different industries, recent projects include assisting with the development of a diesel aircraft engine, the design of an air compressor rig, the design of bespoke crankshafts, pistons and re-engineering a cylinder head.
All our products are built in our factory in Rugby in the UK. We have enjoyed a lot of success in sportscar racing, with an enviable record of race wins and championship victories since we entered sportscar racing in 1992.
We are interested in all types of engine, be it F1, petrol, diesel, turbo, production based and have produced engines for many major manufacturers.