DC Design

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DC Design is an Indian design firm from Mumbai which is noted for their concept cars and prototypes. The firm, founded in 1993, is headed by designer Dilip Chhabria, and under a contract with Ford Motor Company built the first Aston Martin AMV8 Vantage prototype featured at the 2004 Detroit Auto Show.[1]

The company also builds custom special order vehicles,[2] such as a modified Porsche Cayenne coupe,[3] and a modified Rolls Royce coupe.[4] In August 2006, the company announced a partnership with Eximstar, an ETA Group company, to build a 500,000-square-foot (46,000 m2) production facility in Dubai.[5] The facility, scheduled to open in 2007, will produce custom luxury cars.

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  1. ^ Basu, Indrajit (2003-09-03). "India's auto industry comes of age". Asia Times. Retrieved 2006-12-18. 
  2. ^ "Chhabria's cars big hit at Motor show". The Economic Times. 2005-12-13. Retrieved 2008-01-29. [dead link]
  3. ^ "Exclusive: The 2-door Porsche Cayenne". Motor Authority. 2006-10-10. Retrieved 2006-12-18. 
  4. ^ "The DC designed Rolls Royce coupe". Motor Authority. 2006-10-12. Retrieved 2006-12-18. 
  5. ^ "Dilip Chhabria Design ties up with ETA's Eximstar". The Hindu. 2006-08-21. Retrieved 2006-12-18. 

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