Geneva Live – Tata Zest unveiled

Posted on: Mar 4, 2014 - 1:38pm IST

Tata Motors today unveiled the Tata Zest compact sedan at the Geneva Motor Show. The Zest is powered by a 1.2-liter turbocharged petrol engine and a 1.3-liter diesel engine, and will be launched later this year.

Tata Zest front three quarter - Geneva Live

The 1.2-liter turbocharged petrol engine is Tata’s own four-cylinder Revotron that makes 85 PS @ 5,000 rpm and 140 Nm of torque between 1,750-3,000 rpm. The diesel engine will be the 1.3-liter Quadrajet motor, sourced from Fiat, outputting 90 PS @ 4,000 rpm and 200 Nm of torque between 1,750-3,000 rpm.

The Zest was designed by Tata Motors design studios in Pune, Coventry, UK and Turin, Italy, under the leadership of Mr. Pratap Bose. The car measure measures 3,995 mm in length, 1,695 mm in width and 1,570 mm in height. The vehicle weights 1,106 kg and comes with a 44 liter fuel tank.

Tata Zest interior - Geneva Live

On the inside, the Zest gets a 5-inch touchscreen display offering various functions such as Bluetooth, smartphone integration, supporting phone enabled navigation, social media integration, touch phone controlled interface and in-built HVAC controls.

As for gearboxes, the petrol-powered Zest will get a 5-speed manual and the diesel gets a new F-Tronic 5-speed Automated Manual Transmission.

Tata Zest – Geneva – Image Gallery

Tata Zest – Press Release from Indian unveiling

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6 thoughts on “Geneva Live – Tata Zest unveiled

  1. Mohit Verma says:

    I have no relation to TATA Motors, but if any Indian company progresses compared to foreign company; I enjoy that moment and it is like a winning moment for the country. Good going TATA Motors

  2. veekkas deshmukkh says:

    It is indeed a proud movement for TATA MOTORS for there zest sedan car which I hope will be VRM having all the features of Global standard. I am very proud that our TATA.

  3. gabesh zanje says:

    thanks tata motors… nice ur zest car.. i like these this is very nice look… nd nice engine power…

  4. amit says:

    Zest means Josh and we are proud that it is also an indian Product and not like any cheap ***nese product.

  5. Bhargava says:

    Tata Zest is my personal favorite [as Sedan lover]. This car is built from ground-up except for the modified X1 platform and the diesel mill. The fit and finish are near-global standards. There are some segment leading features on this compact sedan – I hope Zest takes the VFM factor to an all-time-high when the prices are announced. I am eagerly waiting to experience the ride quality of this Zesty sedan.

    It’s our nation’s pride to see these next-gen cars representing India at the prestigious Geneva Motor Show and keep the Indian flag flying high.

  6. Prashant says:

    Great going TATA Motors


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