Thursday, January 19, 2012

Amitabh Bachchan launches India's first ever sports car, DC Avanti at Auto Expo

DC Design, India's champion automotive design firm, has reveal the country's first ever sports car, the fluently styled and excellently formulated DC Avanti at the Indian Auto Expo 2012. Avanti is a full road worthy sports model coming with lots of style, new design and high-tech engineering and company only make few of the models for sale to the general public.This sports car is launched by the biggest bollywood legend, Amitabh Bachchan which wraps off the glorious rolling model. According to Dilip Chhabria, the guiding tour-de-force at DC Design, company plans to manufacturer 300 units of the Avanti in 2013-1014 and after observing the response of the buyers company might ramp up the production to four figures per annum. DC Design uses various parts from different car manufacturers, especially the drivetrain and suspension of the car.

The DC Avanti sports car would be powered by a specially formulated Ford EcoBoost 2.0 litre four-cylinder, dohc, 16-valve engine. This engine comes with features like turbocharging with direct injection and Variable Valve timing technology which further enhances the output power and torque. This engine will belt out 240 Bhp of max power at 5500 RPM and pumps out 266 Nm of torque at 3500 rpm. The latest features in the car will also provide a good fuel efficiency as well.

The engine of the car will be coupled with six speed manual transmission gearbox. Car compliance with all Euro 4 & 5 norms which shows that it would also export to other markets and in future it could also meets with the coming Euro 6 legislation.The bookings for the Avanti Sports car will commence soon after Auto Expo 2012 and it will be based on a first come first served basis. The deliveries for the car is scheduled from the last quarter of Year 2013. The most interesting thing is its price value and with all these power and efficiency company tagged Avanti at Rs. 30 lakh.

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