New cars for 2019: Upcoming sportscars

New cars for 2019: Upcoming sportscars

17th Dec 2018 6:00 am

From Ferraris and Lamborghinis to Aston Martins and Audis, these are the sportscars being launched in India in 2019.



Audi has made subtle tweaks to its little sportscar for 2019. In addition to the new single-frame grille and enlarged side air-inlets, the updated TT will get more features as standard and slightly more powerful engines.

Coming: Mid 2019
Engines: 2.0P
Price: Rs 68 lakh


Reviving an iconic name, Aston Martin will launch the DBS Superleggera – its fastest, most powerful supercar ever. It shares its underpinnings with the DB11, and is powered by a 725hp, 5.2-litre V12 that’ll take it from 0-100kph in 3.4sec.

Coming: Mid 2019
Engines: 5.2P
Price: Rs 6 crore


The Coupé and Spider versions of the 488 Pista will come to India next year. The Pista is a track-focused, more ferocious version of the 488 GTB Powering both models is Ferrari’s most powerful V8 until date – a 721hp, 3.9-litre, twin-turbo unit.

Coming: Mid 2019
Engines: 3.9P
Price: Rs 5-6 crore


The GT 4-door Coupé follows the SLS Coupé, SLS Roadster, GT Coupé and the GT Roadster as the fifth dedicated Mercedes-AMG model. The basis for the first-ever four-door fastback from AMG is the Mercedes-Benz’s MRA platform. It shares a great percentage of its underpinnings with the E-class.

Inside, the GT 4-door Coupé has a four-seat layout. It will be offered with the choice of two petrol engines from the outset. One is Mercedes’ new 3.0-litre, in-line, six-cylinder unit with a mild-hybrid system seen in the GT53 4Matic+. The other is AMG’s 4.0-litre V8 which, in line with other AMG models, will be available in two separate states of tune in the GT63 4Matic+ (585hp/800Nm) and GT63 S 4Matic+ (639hp/900Nm). The S 4Matic+’s 0-100kph time of 3.2sec and a top speed of 315kph makes it the fastest AMG four-door in production. As standard, the GT 4-door Coupé range will get fully variable four-wheel-drive system, along with a 9-speed automatic gearbox.

Coming: End 2019
Engines: 3.0P, 4.0P
Price: Rs 1.4-1.8 crore


The most powerful production Lamborghini will go on sale in India by the end of 2018. Only 963 examples of the 770hp, 0-100kph-in-2.8s Aventador SVJ will be made, and a handful of units will also find their way to our shores.

Coming: End 2018
Engine: 6.5P
Price: Rs 6 crore


Aiming to fill a gap in the luxury sportscar market between the Mercedes-Benz’s S-class Coupé and Porsche’s 911 is the 8-series. It will com here as a CBU, likely to be offered with a 4.4-litre petrol V8 and a 3.0-litre, six-cylinder diesel motor.

Coming: End 2019
Engines: 4.4P, 3.0D
Price: Rs 1.2-1.4 crore


Completing Ford’s refreshed model line-up in early 2019 will be the Mustang facelift. In addition to a new face, the iconic muscle car will get a more powerful V8, and a 10-speed automatic transmission will replace the existing 6-speed ‘box.

Coming: Early 2019
Engines: 5.0P
Price: Rs 80 lakh

Also see:

New cars for 2019: Upcoming SUVs

New cars for 2019: Upcoming hatchbacks

New cars for 2019: Upcoming sedans

New cars for 2019: Upcoming MPVs

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