Billed as being the first Made in India sportscar, the DC Avanti has arrived at the 2015 Autocar Performance Show with two new liveries.

Billed as being the first Made in India sportscar, the DC Avanti has arrived at the 2015 Autocar Performance Show with two new liveries.

It showed up last month in London where it piqued the interest of many bystanders as obviously nobody knew what sort of car it was and now DC Design decided to bring the Avanti to the tenth edition of the APS in Mumbai, India in two fresh grey and orange body paints.

This isn’t actually a 100% Indian car as its rear mid-mounted 4-cylinder 2.0-liter turbo engine is sourced from Renault and in this application it develops 250 bhp (186 kW) at 5,500 rpm and 340 Nm (251 lb-ft) of torque from 2,750 to 5,000 rpm channeled to the road through a six-speed manual gearbox.

The car weighs 1,580 kg (3,483 lbs) and manages to achieve the 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) sprint in a decent 6 seconds before topping out at an electronically-capped 124 mph (200 km/h). It benefits from a double wishbone front and rear suspension and rides on 20-inch wheels with 255/35 front and 295/30 rear tires.

It’s a nice first effort coming from India, but obviously it wouldn’t stand a chance in highly competitive markets such as Europe and United States where there are plenty of appealing hot hatchbacks and small sports cars sold by reputable automakers to choose from.

Additional live images are available at the source link below.

Source: indianautosblog.com

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