New cars for 2019: Upcoming sportscars

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

    Published On Dec 17, 2018 06:00:00 AM

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    New cars for 2019: Upcoming sportscars

    AUDI TT FACELIFT

    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

    ASTON DBS SUPERLEGGERA

    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

    FERRARI 488 PISTA

    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

    MERCEDES-AMG GT 4-DOOR COUPÉ

    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

    LAMBORGHINI AVENTADOR SVJ

    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

    BMW 8-SERIES

    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

    FORD MUSTANG FACELIFT

    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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