We have been reporting in detail about the first Indian sportscar- DC Avanti. Now, several production-spec units of the Avanti have been caught inside what looks like an assembly line.
At the Auto Expo 2014, DC Design showcased the production ready Avanti along with two other concepts. The car has been spied testing many times in Maharashtra. Now, it seems DC Design is prepping itself for the launch of the car. DC Designs will manufacture the car at their Talegaon plant this year. The fully India built car is expected to be priced between INR 25-30 lakhs, making it the cheapest sportscar on sale in India.
Powering the DC Avanti will be the Ford-sourced 2.0 liter Ecoboost mill. This 2.4 liter block belts out a max output of 240 bhp and a peak torque of 360 Nm and will be mated to a 6-speed manual transmission. The car tips the weighing scales at 1,562 kgs and can reach 100 kmph from standstill in under 7 seconds.
Here is the detailed technical specification of the DC Avanti:
|Dimensions and Weight|
|Overall length||4550 mm|
|Overall width||1965 mm|
|Front track||1670 mm|
|Rear track||1650 mm|
|Ground Clearance||170 mm|
|GVW weight*||1580 kg|
|MMT6 6 Speed Manual||6 Speed Manual|
|Front||Disk 330X30 Ventilated|
|Rear||Disk 294X 10 Solid|
|Type||Petrol Turbo Euro-4 compliant|
|Maximum Power||248 bhp @ 5500 RPM|
|Maximum Torque||340 nm @ 2750-5000 rpm (250 lb/ft @ 2750-5000 rpm)|
|Maximum Speed Limit||180 kmph (limited)|
|TURNING RADIUS||6 m|
|DRIVE||Rear Wheel Drive|
|ACCELERATION||0 to 100 kmph in 6 sec|
|FRAME||Space Frame with Roll Cage|
|BODY||Carbon Composite- CFRP|
|LIGHTING||All LED with Bi-halogen head lamps|