Tata Zest and Tata Bolt website goes live : launch soon

Tata Motors showcased two upcoming and promising products in 2014 AutoExpo, Tata Zest and Tata Bolt. Both the cars are now in complete new design package and features that will be first in the segment. Tata Motors Zest and Bolt website is live now that boasts every detail parameter about the cars.

2014 Tata Bolt  colours

2014 Tata Bolt colours

Tata Motors Bolt, successor of Indica Vista is now with complete new front and rear design. Headlamp gets halogen projector headlamp and the main difference at rear is tail lamps. On the exterior side, both the cars also get fancy looking LED DRLs.

2014 Tata Zest LED DRLs

2014 Tata Zest LED DRLs

Bolt gets upgrade to tail lamps by losing christmas-tree arrangement which is found on  other Tata cars like Indica, Nano, Vista and Aria. Interiors are also at a complete new level and overall looks promising. Tata Motors claims that new cars are performance oriented, hence a driver centric dashboard design is now available in both the cars.

New center console in Bolt and Zest will have automatic climate control, bluetooth telephony and voice command activated functions. Overall both the new Tata cars will match the pace of market with features and improved quality.

Tata Zest is the company’s second car in compact sedan market after Indigo CS. The car measures exact 3995 meter and hence meets the road tax limit of small car. Interesting fact is that Tata Bolt and Zest shares same wheelbase of 2470mm. The petrol engine is this segment’s first 1.2 liter turbo petrol engine that will pump 85 horses and 140 Nm of torque. The diesel engine in Bolt and Zest is 1.3 liter multijet engine that will produce 75bhp for Tata Bolt with 190 Nm torque and 90 bhp for Tata Zest with 200 Nm of torque. Based on same platform X1, both the cars have similar wheeltrack but Zest gets bigger wheel size of 16 inches whereas Bolt gets 15 inch. Tata bolt will get segment’s first driving mode options for different moods of driving, Normal Cruise mode, Eco mode and Sports mode.

2014 Tata Bolt driving modes

2014 Tata Bolt driving modes

These driving modes are seen in high end luxury cars which cost atleast 20 lakhs. Tata Zest will be the first car in its segment to have AMT transmission for diesel engine and we also expect Tata Bolt to get diesel AMT variant in coming months after launch. Tata Motors will define a new bechmark of the features and the offerings in B+ segment  and compact sedan segment with Bolt and Zest offerings.

Tata Zest will start compact sedan battle with Hyundai Xcent, Honda Amaze, Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire and Tata Bolt will compete with Maruti Suzuki Swift, Hyundai i20, Ford Figo, Chevrolet Sail U-Va and Fiat Punto.

Tata Zest Engine Specs for Petrol and Diesel

Variants Petrol Diesel
Engine Revotron 1.2T 1.3L Quadrajet
Max Power 85PS@5000 RPM 90PS@4000 RPM
Max Torque 140NM@1750-3000 RPM 200 NM@1750-3000 RPM
Gear Box TA65* C549
Dimension (L x W x H ) (mm) 3995 x 1695 x 1570 3995 x 1695 x 1570
Tyres R16 R16

Tata Bolt  Engine specs for Petrol and Diesel

Variants Petrol Diesel
Engine Revotron 1.2T 1.3L Quadrajet
Max Power 85PS@5000 RPM 75PS@4000 RPM
Max Torque 140NM@1750-3500 RPM 190 NM@1750-3000RPM
Gear Box TA65* C510
Dimension (L x W x H ) (mm) 3825 x 1695 x 1550 3825 x 1695 x 1550
Tyres R15 R15

Common Parameters in Tata Zest and Tata Bolt:

Wheel Track (mm) Front: 1450
Rear: 1440
Front: 1450
Rear: 1440
Brakes Vacuum Assisted Independent Hydraulic;
Front: Ventilated Disc Brakes
Rear: Drum Brakes
Vacuum Assisted Independent Hydraulic;
Front: Ventilated Disc Brakes
Rear: Drum Brakes
Clutch Dry Single Plate Dry Single Plate
Steering ePAS with brushless motor ePAS with brushless motor
Suspension Front: Dual Path Independent McPherson strut with Antiroll Bar
Rear: Semi Independent Twist beam with coil spring
Front: Dual Path Independent McPherson strut with Antiroll Bar
Rear: Semi Independent Twist beam with coil spring
Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres) 44 44

Tata Bolt website

Tata Zest website

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