Tata Zest and Tata Bolt unveiled in India

Tata Motors has unveiled two new cars in the Indian market, sedan Tata Zest and the premium hatchback model Tata Bolt with new design.  The Tata Bolt and Tata Zest are available in both diesel and petrol engine option, sales will commence this year.

Tata Zest Sedan
Tata Zest Sedan

Tata Zest and Tata Bolt will be integrated with REVOTRON 1.2T, Turbocharged Intercooled Multi-point Fuel-Injected (MPFi) Petrol engine. The engine is powered by 85Ps of power @ 5,000rpm and 140 Nm of torque @ 1,750 – 3,000 rpm.

The diesel version of Tata Zest and Tata Bolt will be 1.3L Quadrajet engine, but the power and torque are totally different in both cars. The Tata Zest is integrated with 90PS of power at @ 4000 RPM and 200 Nm of torque @ 1,750 – 3,000 rpm, while the Tata Bolt is integrated with 75 Ps of power @ 4,000 rpm and 190 Nm of torque @ 1,750-3,000 rpm.

Tata Bolt Hatchback
Tata Bolt Hatchback

The diesel variant of ZEST will have the first-in-class F-Tronic technology-enabled, 5-speed Automated and Manual Transmission.

The both cars ZEST and BOLT have been designed and developed based on three key fundamental principles, namely, DesigNext, DriveNext and ConnectNext.

DesignNext:

  • All-new Design language
  • New signature Tata grill with the Humanity Line
  • New front identity, dynamic silhouette
  • Premium interiors and chrome embellishments sleek cockpit
  • Striking all-new colours

DriveNext:

  • Launching F-Tronic Automated Manual Transmission (AMT) technology for feather-light, finger-shift, clutch-free driving for the Zest, first-in-class for compact sedan
  • Best-in-class REVOTRON with all-new MPFi-Turbocharged, 1.2T petrol engine
  • Segment first EPAS, with Active Return function, speed-sensitive power steering
  • New advanced ABS for improved braking efficiency, with cornering stability

ConnectNext:

  • All-new, next-generation HARMAN Infotainment System
  • New MapmyIndia next generation navigation & location based services
  • State-of-the-art 5-inch touchscreen to access music, video and more
  • First-in-class integrated HVAC with enhanced HMI for controls and experience touchscreen access.
  • Advanced Bluetooth, voice recognition, text to speech and phone-enabled navigation

The Tata Zest and Bolt are basically a result of the collaborative design inputs from the three Tata Motors design studios in Pune, Coventry (UK) and Turin ( Italy), come with several segment first features and a new design language on the exterior and the interior of the car.

Tata Zest Sedan side
Tata Zest Sedan side

Tata Zest and Bolt Features:

The both cars are available with advanced features like Electronic Power Assisted System (EPAS), with ‘Active Return’ function and speed sensitive power steering. ABS for improved braking efficiency, Cornering Stability feature, a silent, quieter cabin and the Dual-path suspension coupled with a zero pivot subfram, are few of them.

Tata Zest and Bolt Petrol Specifications:

Soecification Tata Zest Petrol Tata Bolt Petrol
Engine Revotron 1.2T
Max Power 85PS @ 5,000 RPM
Max Torque 140 Nm @ 1,750 – 3,000 RPM
Gear Box TA65*
Wheel Base 2,470 mm
Wheel Track Front: 1450 mm
Vehicle Dimension  L – 3,995 mm x W -1,695 mm x H -1,570 mm  L- 3,825 mm x W – 1,695 mm x H – 1,550 mm
GVW  1,531 kgs  1,505 kgs
Kerb Weight  1,106 kgs  1,080 kgs
Payload (Kg)  425 kgs  425 kgs
Brakes  Vacuum Assisted Independent Hydraulic; Ventilated Disc Brakes in Front and Drum in rear
Clutch  Dry Single Plate
Tyres  R16  R15
Steering  Electronic Power Steering with brushless motor
Suspension  (front)  Front: Dual Path Independent McPherson strut with Antiroll Bar
Suspension  (rear)  Rear: Independent 3- link Mc Pherson strut with Antiroll Bar
Fuel Tank Capacity  44 ltrs

Tata Zest and Bolt Diesel Specifications:

Soecification Tata Zest Diesel Tata Bolt Diesel
Engine 1.3L Quadrajet
Max Power  90PS @ 4,000 RPM  75PS @ 4,000 RPM
Max Torque  200 Nm @ 1750 – 3,000 RPM  190 Nm @ 1,750-3,000 RPM
Gear Box  C549  C510
Wheel Base 2,470 mm
Wheel Track Rear: 1,440mm
Vehicle Dimension  L – 3,995 mm x W -1,695 mm x H -1,570 mm  L- 3,825 mm x W – 1,695 mm x H – 1,550 mm
GVW  1,531 kgs  1,505 kgs
Kerb Weight  1,106 kgs  1,080 kgs
Payload (Kg)  4,25 kgs  4,25 kgs
Brakes  Vacuum Assisted Independent Hydraulic; Ventilated Disc Brakes in Front and Drum in rear
Clutch Dry Single Plate
Tyres  R16  R15
Steering Electronic Power Steering with brushless motor
Suspension  (front) Front: Dual Path Independent McPherson strut with Antiroll Bar
Suspension  (rear) Rear: Independent 3- link Mc Pherson strut with Antiroll Bar
Fuel Tank Capacity  44 ltrs

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