Tata unveils Zest at the Geneva Motor Show

Friday 07 March 2014, 10:55 AM by

Tata had generated quite some amount of curiosity in the recently ended Auto Expo event in the country. At the local event the renowned Indian carmaker showcased the Bolt hatchback and Zest sedan. During the Auto Expo event in Delhi, Mr. Ranjit Yadav, President, Passenger vehicles, Tata Motors, said, “We at Tata Motors are delighted to showcase to the global market the much awaited next generation cars – the ZEST, a stunning and exciting new compact sedan and the Bolt, a dynamic hatch. These cars have been engineered for global markets, through global teams across India, UK and Korea to set new standards in their respective segments. These cars are a true representation of our Horizonext philosophy, with best-in class offerings for performance that yet offers economy and efficiency.” Both the cars are due for release sometime during the latter second half of 2014.

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Tata unveils Zest at the Geneva Motor

The Indian carmaker has also been creating some ripples in the International market. Tata has showcased the Zest sedan at the Geneva Motor show. The sedan displayed at the event is powered by the same 1.2 Litre MPFI Turbocharged petrol Revotron engine that generates about 83bhp of power and 140Nm of torque and VGT 1.3-litre multijet diesel engine that generates about 89 Bhp, as seen during the Indian Auto Expo event. Both the engines have been mated to a 5-speed Automated Manual Transmission gearbox. Tata Zest has been made a reality owing to valuable design inputs received from three Tata Motors design studios located in Coventry (UK), Turin (Italy) and Pune (India).

Hinting on taking the Indian market by storm, Ranjit Yadav, Tata Motors President, said, “Starting from this year, we will launch Bolt and Zest and we are working very hard on product development. Every year we will bring couple of new models.” Speaking more about fresh developments, he said, “The Nexon, for example, that would be commercialized and will be available for the sale in next 24 months. So you can see that the portfolio starts to get up filled very quickly.” The company intends on launching a fresh line every year to make its presence felt in the Indian soil.

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