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DC Avanti bookings open, Rs. 35 lakh ex-showroom

DC Avanti bookings open, Rs. 35 lakh ex-showroom
Written by Parichay Malvankar

Bookings for the DC Avanti are now open. The car will come with a ex-showroom price tag of Rs. 35 lakh and the booking amount for the Indian supercar will be Rs. 5 lakh. Deliveries for the Avanti are expected to commence by early 2015.

The Avanti will be produced at DC’s facility in Talegaon near Pune.

The DC Avanti will be powered by a 2.0L, Ecoboost, 4-cylinder, turbocharged, direct injection petrol engine producing 250 BHP of power @ 5,500 RPM and 366 Nm of torque @ 3,500 RPM. Engine is mated to a 6-speed manual transmission. The sportscar is built on a tubular space frame chassis and gets double wishbones and coil over shock absorbers.

The car measures 4,623mm in length, 1,967mm in width, 1,213mm in height and has a wheelbase of 2,700mm. Ground clearance is at a healthy 170mm and the car weighs 1,562 kg.

Design and highlights:

  • Low slung, sportscar like design
  • LED DRLs and projector headlamps
  • Mesh front air dam
  • Noticeable hood scoop
  • Single front wiper
  • 20″ multi-spoke alloy wheels
  • Conventionally opening doors
  • Twin chrome exhaust pipes
  • LED tail lamps
  • Top speed of 250 kmph
  • Two seater only
  • ABS and airbags as standard

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