BRP-Powertrain: Uncompromising drive technology

BRP-Powertrain GmbH & Co KG is an Austrian company which develops and manufactures engines. It is a subsidiary of Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. (BRP), a Canadian company which is active around the world as a leading international premium manufacturer of motorized recreational vehicles.

In 2009, BRP merged Rotax and Evinrude Johnson to the Powertrain Division, which is headquartered in Gunskirchen. Under the internationally recognized brand name Rotax, BRP-Powertrain manufactures in Guns­kirchen, Austria (with its more than 1,100 employees) and Juaréz, Mexico, high-performance engines for snowmobiles, watercraft and boats, off-road vehicles (All Terrain Vehicles) and roadsters from BRP. Besides that BRP-Powertrain develops engines for BMW- and Husqvarna-motorcycles,  for light and ultralight aircraft as well as for karts.

As pioneer and market leader in the powersports industry, BRP has a location at its disposal in Austria known worldwide as the hub of the automotive industry due to its proximity to the European high-tech-community (universities, universities of applied sciences, apprenticing companies and supply structures).



  1. Adress

    Rotaxstraße 1
    A-4623 Gunskirchen
    fon +43 (0) 7246 601-0
    fax +43 (0) 7246 6370
  2. Year Of Establishment

    1920 in Dresden as ROTAX-WERK AG
    1947 relocation to Gunskirchen
    1970 acquisition by Bombardier
    Since 2009 BRP-Powertrain GmbH & Co KG
  3. Business Activity

    Development and manufacturing of
    powertrain systems for products
    in the powersports industry