MAHLE Performance Engine Bearings – Sport Compact/Import

MAHLE Aftermarket Introduces MAHLE Performance Engine Bearings for the Sport Compact/Import Market
Farmington Hills, MI (April 5, 2018)

MAHLE Aftermarket Inc., manufacturer of Clevite Engine Bearings, introduces MAHLE Performance engine bearings developed specifically for the high performance needs of the sport compact and import racing market.

Designed as a one-stop shop for engine builders to source quality engine bearings, the MAHLE performance product line offers the largest coverage for the sport compact and import race markets. Suppliers of MAHLE engine bearings are able to quickly source high quality performance and OE fit engine bearings from one manufacturer –backed by years of research, testing, and performance on and off the track.

MAHLE has decades of experience developing engine bearings for the most demanding motorsports and is the largest supplier in the world of engine bearings for the sport compact and import racing markets. MAHLE is now able to offer its customers one comprehensive sport compact and import racing specialty engine bearing product offering; designed to be easy to stock and shelve with a brand, like Clevite, that they can trust.

Engine builders that need to reduce downtime for a rebuild or quickly get a vehicle race ready will now be able to purchase MAHLE Performance engine bearings wherever Clevite® engine bearings are sold.

“We’re very excited to introduce this product offering. Clevite engine bearings are the most recognized and trusted race bearings in the USA. MAHLE Performance engine bearings which are backed by the product development, innovation, and quality associated with the Clevite brand name, are the standard engine bearing for high performance vehicles around the globe. With our longtime focus in the sport compact and import racing markets and established MAHLE brand recognition it was perfect timing to introduce a complete sport compact and import racing engine bearing product offering. The level of engineering, superior materials, and product quality will be in every set of MAHLE Performance engine bearings, as it is for Clevite bearings,” says Jon Douglas, President of MAHLE Aftermarket North America.

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MAHLE is a leading international development partner and supplier to the automotive industry. With its products for combustion engines and their peripherals as well as solutions for electric vehicles, the group addresses all the crucial issues related to the powertrain and air conditioning technology from engine systems and components to filtration to thermal management. In 2016, the group generated sales of approximately EUR 12.3 billion (USD 12.9billion) with around 77,000 employees and is represented in 34 countries with over 170 production locations.

About MAHLE Aftermarket

MAHLE Aftermarket, the business unit specializing in spare parts, uses the expertise from the series production of original equipment in its automotive aftermarket product range, and supplies trade, repair shop and engine repair partners. MAHLE Aftermarket is represented at 22 locations and other sales offices worldwide, with 1,555 employees. In 2016, the business unit achieved a global sales volume of EUR 899million (USD 946 million).

About MAHLE Service Solutions

MAHLE Aftermarket Inc., Service Solutions division specializes in the development, manufacturing and distribution of automotive services, tools and maintenance equipment, including vehicle diagnostics, air conditioning service, fluid exchange and nitrogen tire inflation systems. Formerly known as RTI Technologies, MAHLE Service Solutions continues its legacy of building shop equipment for the most stringent OEM and aftermarket needs. Along with this expertise, MAHLE Service Solutions combines the know-how of MAHLE Behr with automotive thermal management and MAHLE Powertrain with automotive test systems. Each of these three entities have more than 25 years of R&D and technology deployment experience providing advanced solutions for OE manufacturers. In addition to the high-quality products offered through its Service Solutions division, MAHLE Aftermarket provides a comprehensive and well-developed service network to ensure quick and professional technical support and training for repair shops. For more information about MAHLE Aftermarket Service Solutions, visit

Further queries:
MAHLE Aftermarket Inc.
Manager – Marketing
23030 MAHLE Drive
Farmington Hills, MI 48335