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    DC Avanti

    The well known Indian automotive design house, DC Design has unveiled its
    supercar called the Avanti.The car is expected to be priced at Rs 30 lakh

    The car was unveiled by Amitabh Bachchan and will initially come
    powered by a 4-cylinder turbo petrol engine from Ford, and later a turbo
    V6 Honda engine. The 4-cylinder turbo petrol will make 265 hp,
    while the V6 engine will make 400 hp.

    The engines are being tuned in the UK and will be shipped to India in crates where they will be installed the cars. Much like the engines, most of the other components that go into the cars will also be imported into the country. However, the body and interiors are being manufactured at DC's Talegaon plant in Pune. The body shell is made of aluminium, while the body panels are made of GRP.

    The first showroom will be launched in Hyderabad

    Specifications of the car:
    Type: 2.0L Four Cylinder
    Maximum power: 240 BHP @ 5500 RPM
    Maximum Torque: 270lb/ft of torque @3500 RPM
    Transmission: MMT6 6speed
    Turbocharged engine with direct injection and VVT DOHC Four valves per cylinder

    Tubular space frame
    Jig built
    TIG welded

    Unequal length double wishbones
    Coil cover shock absorbers

    Steering and Brakes
    Rack and pinion
    330 mm ventilated discs (Front and Rear) AP racing calipers Wheels
    Front rim size - 8.5J-19
    Tyres - 255/35 19 x 8.5 J
    Track - 1680 mm
    Rear Rim size - 11J-19
    Tyres - 295/30 19 x 11 J
    Track - 1660 mm

    Wheelbase - 2700 mm
    Length - 4623 mm
    Width - 1967 mm
    Height - 1213 mm
    Front Over hang - 993 mm
    Rear Over hang - 930 mm
    Ground clearance - 155 mm
    Dry kerb weight - 1562 kgs

    The Avanti is expected to do a sub-seven second zero to hundred timing.
    These engines are mated to a 6-speed dual-clutch transmission system.

    ...being a human...

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    Awesome Car.........

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