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DC Design Avanti supercar revealed

 DC Design Avanti supercar revealed
DC Design Avanti supercar, 1300, 05.01.2012

DC Design from has revealed first sight of their supercar in New Delhi following a teaser image from a few days ago.

Called the Avanti, which is a reference to the Studbaker Avanti from Tintin comics, the Indian supercar will initially be available with a Ford 4-cylinder turbo engine producing 265 hp (268 PS / 197 kW), and then followed by a Honda V6 making 400 hp (298 kW / 406 PS) - modest figures indeed for a supercar.

Not helping matters either is a unacceptable supercar sprint time to 100km/h in less than seven seconds. All this in an Aventador matching 3,440 lbs (1,560 kg) vehicle with a 6-speed dual-clutch transmission.

Manufactured at DC Design's Talegaon plant in Pune, the body is made of aluminium while the body panels are made of fiberglass (GRP). Engines will be prepared in the UK and then shipped to India.

Despite our initial supercar skepticism, we're reminded that the Avanti is intended to be an affordable supercar priced at 30 lakh rupees ($56,277 / €43,500). Once that notion sinks in, this actually doesn't look so bad after all.

DC Design plans to produce 200 units per year, approximately one car every two days, with the hopes of gradually building up to 2000 units per year.

 

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Comments (16)

 CristianMatei CristianMatei
It looks like the Cheetah in GTA 3 ...
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January 7, 2012 7:19 am
 U.D U.D
looks cheap! and ugly. fitting LEDs and holes cant make it a supercar
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January 6, 2012 10:58 am
 TG TG
r8 humping a 458 italia.... yeah that's the result
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January 6, 2012 7:24 am
 WR WR
They certainly mean Studebaker, with an 'e'.
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January 6, 2012 6:28 am
 nizdxb nizdxb
NOT IMPRESSED....
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January 5, 2012 11:04 pm
 Jorge_has_A3_TDI Jorge_has_A3_TDI
For the same price... Alfa 4C?
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January 5, 2012 6:49 pm
 milanpg milanpg
it's look like r8...which looks great
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January 5, 2012 6:45 pm
 s2k_turbo s2k_turbo
what da hell is that S**T !?
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January 5, 2012 4:11 pm
 lilsumo lilsumo
i think ill be better for em to sell it in india only! they jus following chinas footsteps wit population and copying cars!
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January 5, 2012 3:31 pm
 DBaskov DBaskov
I would like to see more of the back and side of the car, because the front doesn't look that overly impressive.
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January 5, 2012 1:42 pm
 zamzungas zamzungas
Actually it doesn't contains any of R8 or 458 design forms, but it really gives very strong impress of that.
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January 5, 2012 12:05 pm
 lay0027 lay0027
the strange love-child of the Ferrari 458, Audi R8 and the 60's Bat-mobile!
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January 5, 2012 11:57 am
 dmanero dmanero
Yip as I suspected, garbage. My kid could come up with something better, looks like my dogs ass.
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January 5, 2012 11:56 am
 PioTr PioTr
this looks like a combination of 458 and r8, it clearly shows the lack of creativity at dc design
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January 5, 2012 11:45 am
 SubZGFX SubZGFX
what the! i drew a car just like this in school today its identical lol, its like an R8 gone wrong. Looks ??? alriiiight but i wouldn't buy one!
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January 5, 2012 11:37 am