For the first time, the city, often referred to as the motor sport capital of the country, will get to witness a big-time Auto Expo ‘Automatech 2012' at the CODISSIA Trade Fair Complex here during the first week of August. The Hindu will be the media partner

Scheduled for four days, the expo, organised by Pinnacle Promotions, will provide every detail that a passionate automobile fan wants to know.

“Coimbatore has got a rare passion for automobiles. Its people have the knowledge and the technology. It has got racing in its blood. So, that's one reason we are hosting such a large-scale event here,” Sridhar Suryakumar, Pinnacle's Managing Director, told presspersons here on Wednesday after the unveiling of the logo and the official website ( of the event.

From two-wheelers to 16-wheelers and from a Nano to a Bentley, everything will be on display during the event. “It's going to cater to every segment in the automotive market. It can be a perfect platform for both dealers and manufacturers to showcase their products.

It can also serve as an excellent launch pad because of its visibility. It can also be a place for comparative shopping as well for the consumer,” he added.

He said the automotive industry was running through tough times and that an event like this could lift its spirits.

There are other entertainments in store for the family. An F-1 car, vintage cars, man-made ATV terrain on two acres of land, go-kart circuits and laser show to make it a memorable event for all.

  • It will be held at CODISSIA Trade Fair Complex during first week of August

  • Two-wheelers to 16-wheelers will be on display