Dilip Chhabria

The Pioneer of the Indian Automobile Design | Founder DC Design


Creator of India's first indigenously developed sports car ‘DC Avanti’, Dilip Chhabria is a pioneer in the domestic car design industry. 

Dilip Chhabria an alumnus of Art Center, Pasadena, USA had left a secure job at GM design Center Detroit to return to India with the vision of creating his own brand. Twenty-three years down the line his company, ‘DC designs’, has come to occupy an enviable position in the automotive pantheon with a dynamic matrix of products, services and customers across the B-to-B and B-to-C segments.

The company has breached the business concept of car building segment in Europe having created some of the iconic models for Aston Martin, GM, Ford, BMW, Renault, Toyota as well almost all Indian OEMS.

The company that started back in 1983 today stands as the ‘Number One’ Car design company in India.

Awards and Accomplishments

Awards and Accomplishments

In over 35 years of existence in the market, DC Design has managed to stand tall  as the one and only innovative car design company in India and is ranked amongst the Top 10 Car Design Companies worldwide. 

In a span of 19 years since inception, DC has designed and built over 700 concepts all of which also play as regular road cars.

In 2016 Dilip Chhabria won the ‘Trendsetting Idea Award’.

Why Dilip Chhabria ?

Dilip Chhabria is an automobile designer by profession, commerce student by graduation and a prolific speaker by birth. He has been a trailblazer, and a pioneering personality in the field of automotive design. His body of work epitomizes the spirit of innovation and an uncompromising attitude towards excellence.

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