The homegrown automaker, Tata Motors will launch a series of new cars in the country including a compact sedan, hatchback, compact SUV and others. The Tata Zest will be the first product to be launched in India. Based on the thoroughly modified X1 platform, the Zest is the most appealing and more modern Tata Cars in the country. It will take on the likes of Maruti Swift Dzire, Honda Amaze & Hyundai Xcent.
Tata Zest price & launch date
The company has already launched the website for the sedan which explains everything a visitor wants to know about the vehicle. It is equipped with high end features such as active return function, speed sensitive power steering which has been developed by ZF, 5-inch touchscreen, Harman infotainment system with MapmyIndia navigation, Bluetooth, smart voice recognition, advanced smartphone integration, etc.
Interestingly, the Tata Zest will be the country’s first ever diesel car to feature the automated manual transmission gearbox. The AMT gearbox costs less than the conventional auto gearbox. So, we believe the ZEST AMT could be the country’s most affordable automatic compact sedan in the country.
|Fuel Tank Capacity||44-litre||44-litre|
|Type||1.2-litre Revotron||1.3-litre Quadrajet|
|Maximum Power||90PS @5000RPM||90PS @4000RPM|
|Maximum Torque||140NM @1750-3500RPM||200NM @1750-3000RPM|
|Transmission||5-speed manual||5-speed manual & AMT|
|Front||Dual Path Independent McPherson strut with Antiroll Bar||Dual Path Independent McPherson strut with Antiroll Bar|
|Rear||Semi Independent Twist beam with coil spring||Semi Independent Twist beam with coil spring|
|Front||Ventilated Disc Brakes||Ventilated Disc Brakes|
|Rear||Drum Brakes||Drum Brakes|
|Clutch Type||Dry Single Plate||Dry Single Plate|