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It's gold and has 8,000 holes to represent each of the runners who will carry it around the UK ahead of the London Games.
Lord Coe and Olympic medalist Denise Lewis show off the 2012 Olympic torch which will be carried around the UK by 8,000 runners ahead of the London Games.
It has a lace-like mesh complete with 8 thousand holes to represent each torchbearer.
A triangular shape on the torch also symbolises the three times that London has staged the Games .
Just in case you were wondering the answer is 1908, 1948 and 2012!
The 8000 runners will carry the Olympic flame a total of 13,000 kilometres before the opening ceremony.
The torch was unveiled at London's Saint Pancras train station,
The flame will arrive from Greece on May 18, 2012
The relay will continue for 70 days until the opening ceremony of the Games on July 27, 2012.
Who do you think will actually light the Olympic flame in the stadium?
Pictures of the 2012 Olympic torch that will be carried around the UK by 8,000 runners ahead of the London Games.