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DC Avanti sales commence, first owner is Delhi’s Inderjeet Arora

DC Avanti deliveries start india

The country’s first indigenously developed sports car by DC Design, a company headed by Dilip Chhabria, DC Avanti sales have commenced.

DC Avanti with a price tag of around INR 35 lakhs has been officially launched in India. Limited to an initial batch of 500 units, all of which have already been sold, the new DC Avanti will weigh a total of 1580 kgs.

DC Avanti deliveries start india

Mr Inderjeet Arora of Delhi based Arocon Real Estate Pvt Ltd. and his wife Manjeet Arora take delivery of first ever DC Avanti at the DC Design plant in Talegaon, Maharashtra

Its dimensions stand at 4,565mm length, 2,120mm width and 1,200 mm height while ground clearance is at 170mm. New DC Avanti sits on 20” wheels with 255/35 tyres in the front and 295/30 tyres at the rear with 330mm and 295mm ventilated disc brakes at the front and rear respectively.

DC Avanti, the two seater sports car is powered by a 2.0 liter four cylinder turbo petrol engine offering 250 bhp power at 5,500 rpm and 340 Nm torque at 2,750 to 5,000 rpm mated to a six speed manual transmission. Acceleration from 0 to 100 kmph is achieved in 6 seconds while top speed is pegged at 200 kmph.

DC Avanti abounds in comfort and safety features and is being presented with a host of customization options. Interiors boast of single DIN music system, power steering and electrically adjustable ORVMs while interior colors are available in grey, red, tan and black.

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Safety features include ABS, EBD, disc brakes, 3 point seatbelts with pre-tensioners and bi-halogen projector headlamps. Where optional features are concerned, buyers can choose between carbon fiber door pads, bi-xenon head lights, TFT display unit, Alcantara seats, custom camera and smart key with push button start/stop. One outstanding fact, despite all these safety options, DC Avanti is devoid of air bags which is a surprising fact especially for a sports car.


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Former freelance writer, Pearl Daniels is in the auto industry since 2011, having established herself as a widely read staff writer since 2013. Her keen eye for industry news, daily need to break down latest events, and quest to not miss a single launch detail, gives you the most refreshing morning news on weekdays.

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  • Samarth Singh

    I hope it has the same build quality of a typical BMW, Audi or Mercedes….
    And absence of Airbags is just unexplainable. Its a sportscar, and it should be safe for usage at higher speeds too…

  • Nikhil Mohan

    Epic fail

  • Tanmoy Pait

    DC Avantis are spotted daily in the roads of Pune, if this is the first owner then who owns those cars??