India’s premier automotive design firm, DC has unveiled India’s first super car at the 2012 Auto Expo. The Super car is christened Avanti and will be ready for production by 2013.the car was unveiled by the Bollywood godfather Amitabh Bachchan who is also the brand ambassador for Force Motors “One”.
The Avanti will be powered by Ford’s engine technology, a 2.0 litre DOHC four cylinder featuring Direct Injection, four valves per cylinder with Variable Valve Timing (VVT) and turbo charging. Power output has been rated at 243PS with 366Nm of torque. The engine meets Euro5 norms and an ECU remap can make it comply with Euro6 legislations as well.
The engine will be mated to a six speed manual gearbox and a six-speed dual clutch gearbox will be on offer for a higher technological plane. The car is electronically limited to a top speed of 250 km/h and the car will comes with ABS and Airbags as standard.
DC intends to produce intend to produce 300 units of the Avanti in 2013-2014 and the car will cost under Rs. 30 lakhs.