Thursday, January 05, 2012
By Manoj Kumawat
Indian supercar by DC Design showcased at Auto Expo
A Supercar by DC Design called ‘Avanti’ has been unveiled by at the 2012 Auto Expo by Mr. Amitabh Bachchan. A supercar that has the potential to take on the likes of Lamborghinis and Ferraris, alongside is fitting enough to quench the thirst of supercar enthusiasts in India, who go gaga over the design of these automobiles. The supercar Avanti that means 'forward' in Italian is designed by Dilip Chhabria- the famous automotive designer in India. The fast-forward supercar is been tagged with a price of INR 30 Lakh and the deliveries will commence by late 2013.
The DC Avanti supercar, which is the cheapest supercar, will not be pitted against the power and performance of Lamborghini and Ferrari. To start with the supercar will boast a four-cylinder turbo petrol engine by Ford is capable to produce around 265 bhp of power. The vehicle will further be made available with a turbo-charged V6 Honda engine and will generate a big 400 bhp of sheer power. Both these engines are mated to a 6-speed dual-clutch transmission.
DC Design as of now plans to roll out 300 units every initially from their Pune based manufacturing plant, which can be further increased to nearly 3000 units per year.