Tata Zest production begins, launch round the corner

Monday 28 July 2014, 17:29 PM by

Tata Motors production plant in Ranjangoan, Pune is the where all the action is taking place right now. As per sources the plant has already started with the production of Zest sedan and is expected to be launched on Indian roads sometime soon. Tata Motors has faced a lot of criticism in the past over its outdated looks and not-so-modern technology. This time around Tata Motors has decided to reclaim its hot-spot in the sedan and hatchback segment with the upcoming cars namely - Bolt and Zest. The company has also showcased its revolutionary Revotron technology that claims to be better than the rest in this segment. Tata Motors has started accepting bookings for its upcoming compact sedan, Zest that is slated to launch in India in the month of August. The vehicle can be booked online on Tata Motors’ official website for a token amount of Rs 21,000.

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Tata Zest production begins, launch round the corner

The Zest sedan from Tata shall be powered by a 1.2 Litre MPFI Turbocharged petrol Revotron engine that generates about 83bhp of power with 140Nm of torque. The sedan shall also be available in a diesel variant and shall be powered by a VGT 1.3-litre multijet diesel engine that generates about 89 Bhp. Both the engines have been mated to a 5-speed Automated Manual Transmission gearbox. The Automated Gear Shifter feature on the diesel version shall earn Zest the title of being cheapest automatic diesel sedan in the country. 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).

Tata Zest production begins, launch round the corner

The Drivenext philosophy features F-Tronic Automated manual transmission technology. The car is loaded with safety features like feature ABS, EPAS, speed sensitive power steering and Active Return function. The car shall also get next generation Harman infotainment system that lets you access your entire collection of videos, music and more on the 5 inch touchscreen. The car gets best in class width and wheelbase of about 2470mm, thereby giving more headroom to its occupants.

Tata Zest production begins, launch round the corner
Tata Zest production begins, launch round the corner

The car is stylish and looks better in every regard in comparison to its older counterparts. Post launch, the Zest sedan is definitely worth buy with improved technology and quality performance unit from Tata Motors. Tata Motors has not spoken about the pricing aspect yet, but it is anticipated that the sedan may be priced under Rs. 7.0 lakhs segment.

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