Tata launches ZEST baby sedan

Indian automaker Tata Motors has introduced today in New Delhi a new compact sedan that goes by the name of Zest and will be a global model. The vehicle adopts the new DesignNext styling language developed by Tata Motors and has the following physical dimensions: 3995mm length, 1695mm width and 1570mm height, with a curb weight of only 2,348 lbs (1,106 kg). It rides on the company’s X1 platform and benefits from a newly developed HARMAN infotainment system encompassing a 5-inch touchscreen display that comes with navigation and Bluetooth support.

Tata ZEST-1

Under the hood it can be equipped with a newly developed 1.2-liter, 4-cylinder Revotron turbocharged gasoline engine rated at 85 HP at 5,000 rpm and a peak torque of 140 Nm available between 1,750 rpm and 3,000 rpm.

Tata ZEST-2

Tata Motors will also be offering a diesel 1.3-liter Quadrajet delivering 90 HP and 200 Nm. Also new is a 5-speed automated manual gearbox which should provide a smoother operation and lower fuel consumption.

Tata ZEST-3

Source: Tata Motors

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