DC Avanti, Tia and Eleron in 112 images: Auto Expo
DC Eleron is an open-top Sports Utility Vehicle, Tia is a two seater car for city use and Avanti is a luxurious sports car. DC Design is looking to sell around 500 units of Eleron per annum and 1000 units of Tia when they launch in 2016. Investments to the tune of INR 50 crores each, for production of these two models, will be followed by more investments in the future. The company will also commence production of Avanti from third quarter of this year with an investment of INR 85 crores.
Avanti from DC Design will come in at a price of INR 30 lakhs and will be produced from their plant in Gujarat which will have an annual capacity of 3500 units once commissioned. Till then, the first models will be produced from the DC workshop in Pune. Avanti will be powered by a Ford sourced 2000 cc in line four cylinder direct injection and VVT turbocharged engine producing 240 bhp and 366 Nm torque.
DC Tia, the compact two seater, will be introduced in an overall sleek design with ground clearance of 200 mm and will be priced at INR 18 lakhs. It will be powered by a 1.2 liter turbocharged Euro V compliant engine producing 120 hp power and 190 Nm torque while being mated to a 4 speed automatic transmission. TIA will sit on 18” alloy wheels and will be able to accelerate from 0 to 100 kmph in 9 seconds.
DC Eleron will go into production in 2016. This two door, four seater SUV will be priced at INR 35 lakhs. Powering the Eleron is a 2-litre petrol turbo charged engine capable of producing 265 hp power and 360 Nm of torque. The Eleron can accelerate from 0 to 100 kmph in 9 seconds and reach a top speed of 200 kmph.