2012 New Dehli Auto Show: Birmingham Bolt Concept

Article by Christian A., on January 4, 2012

A new supercar concept, dubbed Birmingham Bolt, made its debut today at the 2012 New Dehli Auto Show. According to the manufacturer, the new supercar is a “high performance, premium concept vehicle design that incorporates advanced engineering capability and precision parts sourced almost exclusively in the Birmingham area.” The company needs some feedback from the 2012 New Dehli Auto Show in order to know if the car can do the job and if it receives positive feedback this means that we will see it on the streets within 18 months from now.

Still, we don’t know everything about the car but we do know that it carries a Ricardo drivetrain, a ZF transmission and Rimstock wheels wrapped in high performance Goodyear tires. For those who don’t know, Business Birmingham is the only foreign direct investment organization to attend the Auto Expo and it uses the Bolt Concept in order to illustrate the significant opportunity that the presence of such a strong automotive and advanced engineering supply chain presents for investors such as Indian investment funds and trading organizations.

Neil Rami, Chief Executive of Marketing Birmingham explains: “The message we’re sharing with investors in Delhi is that two thirds of all UK automotive R&D is conducted in the Greater Birmingham area and global vehicle manufacturers such as Jaguar Land Rover, Toyota and BMW source over 4billion GBP of components locally."“We’re at the show to encourage and support joint ventures between UK businesses and Indian companies looking to enter the supply chain. There are also still opportunities for suppliers in as yet untapped niches – including specialist casting companies, specific engine components and electronics suppliers – so we believe there is a compelling commercial case for choosing Birmingham as a place in which to invest.”

Topics: concept

If you liked the article, share on:

Comments

Recommended

The first time Porsche revealed the Panamera Sport Turismo to the public was during the 2017 Geneva Motor Show earlier this year. And now it has already entered production, and...
by - July 27, 2017
Autocar has got some juicy rumours for us regarding a new McLaren hypercar. The British publication has inside sources claiming that a new model will be added to the Ultimate...
by - July 27, 2017
Ferrari has recently launched the New Power15 extended warranty program. The company developed this program in response to the notion that supercars are very expensive to maintain. Truth be told,...
by - July 27, 2017
The UK it seems is about to take the same road as its neighbouring country France by banning sales of petrol and diesel vehicles beginning 2040. As reported by The...
by - July 27, 2017
What has BMW been up to lately? The company recently announced that they are currently focusing on electrification, and so far, their new architecture will enable “electrification of every model...
by - July 26, 2017
Facebook

Youtube Channel

Tip Us
Do you have a tip for us?
Did you film an important event?
Contact us
Newsletter
Subscribe to our newsletter!
Subscribe
Galleries