COVENTRY, ENGLAND – March 7, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
- Brand new, state-of-the-art, consolidated manufacturing facility and company headquarters due to open in May, 2017
- 18,000 sq ft building situated opposite the entrance at Silverstone Circuit, the home of British motorsport
- The move will allow the company to expand and increase production of its limited-edition, handbuilt, Speedback GT as well as provide a base for future projects
David Brown Automotive is delighted to announce that it is moving its headquarters and manufacturing operations to Silverstone Circuit, UK, following significant growth and market success with its hand built Speedback GT. The new facility will also incorporate a model display area and design centre.
Consolidating its manufacturing and sales efforts, as well as housing David Brown Automotive’s global headquarters into one purpose-built location, the company will officially open the new 18,000 sq ft premises in May, 2017.
Showing significant growth since the company was launched in 2014, the announcement was made today at the Geneva Motor Show, alongside the European debut of the 2017 model year Speedback GT, which has undergone a wide-range of significant engineering and design developments.
Situated at the historic home of the British Grand Prix, the building’s layout and interior has been designed by a prestigious architect and design agency specialising in automotive spaces, who has designed its layout, look and feel, all of which are unique to David Brown Automotive.
“Staying true to our British roots was of the upmost importance when we looked for a location for our manufacturing facility and headquarters,” said company founder David Brown.
Our new home at Silverstone is an exciting milestone for the business, which has grown significantly since the Speedback GT prototype’s launch in 2014. Silverstone is the perfect location for our next venture, with a pedigree of automotive specialists and suppliers on our doorstep. 2017 looks set to be the best-ever year for us. We are building a brand with real longevity. We are an ambitious company and have many exciting plans for new projects and future growth.”
David Brown Automotive’s display at the Geneva Motor Show is in Hall 2, Stand 2142 from 9-19th March.
Priced at £495,000 exclusive of taxes, Speedback GT promises exceptional performance and handling, hosting a 5.0-litre V8 supercharged engine with 510bhp and 461ft lb of torque, hitting 0-60mph in 4.6 seconds with a top speed of 155mph (limited), with optional power upgrades available.
More details on Speedback GT can be found at: www.davidbrownautomotive.com
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Source: David Brown Automotive