Spied - Base variant of 2014 Tata Vista

29/11/2013 - 17:50 | ,  ,   | Karthik H

The base variant of the 2014 Tata Vista was spied sedately filling up some petrol at a fuel station in Pune. The heavily camouflaged exterior showed that the car lacked projector headlamps, which is what differentiates it from the top-end variant.

The spied car also had its instrument cluster in the regular position, against the centrally mounted position - a la Toyota Etios - which it had adopted in its previous avatar.

2014 Tata Vista or Tata Falcon 4 caught testing
This is the base variant which is devoid of projector headlamps or alloy wheels.

The engine for the 2014 Tata Vista is likely to be a 1.2-liter turbo engine derived from the old 1.2-liter XETA mill. The old 1.2-liter XETA engine delivered a paltry 65 bhp, but turbocharging would give it a whole new personality.

The Vista will continue to get the smiling grille facade, a feature that has been prominent since the first Indica was launched. The spied vehicle was running on 14-inch tyres from Apollo on steel rims - further proof that it isn't the top-end variant.

The top-end of the 2014 Vista comes equipped with projector headlamps and a front indicator that is more of a stroke of the brush under the headlamps. A honeycomb grille on the front and tyres on 8-spoke alloy wheels complete the picture.

The diesel variant will be powered by the extremely familiar and proven 1.3-liter Multijet engine from Fiat.

[Spyshots from Motorbash.com]

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