— All-new stylish compact sedan from Tata Motors
JAKARTA, 18 September 2014 —— Tata Motors Distribusi Indonesia (TMDI), a full subsidiary of Tata Motors Ltd, India’s largest global automotive company and Authorised Agent of Tata Motors in Indonesia, showcased all new stylish compact sedan, Tata Zest, at the 22nd Indonesian International Motor Show 2014 (IIMS) held in JI Expo Kemayoran, Central Jakarta.
Zest from Tata Motors, clearly showcases the three key vectors of DesigNext, DriveNext and ConnectNext to deliver best-in-class performance with unparalleled driving pleasure in a spacious, dynamic, comfortable and stylish sedan.
President Director, Tata Motors Distribusi Indonesia (TMDI), Mr. Biswadev Sengupta, said, “We at Tata Motors are delighted to showcase an All-new stylish compact sedan that matches refinement with performance – from the engine, to suspension & braking, the NVH or premium materials. With class leading features, Zest from Tata Motors is the first all-new vehicle in the Horizonext journey with our commitment to bringing disruptive innovation to this segment of car-buyers.”
Biswadev added that globally Zest is offered in Revotron 1.2T petrol engine and 1.3-litre Quadrajet diesel engine. “Both the petrol and diesel versions come with their unique features and we are confident it will delight our consumers with its design, driving pleasure and great connectivity features,” said Biswadev.
As the name suggests, the all-new Zest exudes excitement and energy and is designed to give the driver total control of his vehicle. Zest is the first vehicle from Tata Motors that clearly exemplifies the HORIZONEXT themes of Intense Product Focus, World-class Manufacturing Quality, Enriched Purchase Experience and Consistent Quality of Service for its passenger vehicle business.
The all-new styling of the Zest is based on its new design direction of ‘Confident Dynamism’. With a classy new forward pouncing stance and well-sculpted body, the design portrays a sense of power and agility.
The Zest will come with the Revotron 1.2T, the first engine from the new family of gasoline engines from Tata Motors and will be Turbocharged Multi-point Fuel Injection (MPFi) Petrol engine. It has been developed in conjunction with global consultancies and suppliers to deliver world-class performance in terms of power, torque and efficiency.
Equipped with a high boost turbo-charger, the Revotron 1.2T delivers best-in-class power of 90PS at 5000 rpm and best-in-class peak torque of 140 Nm at 1750-3500 rpm. The car has a top speed of 154 km/h.
The Zest diesel comes with most acclaimed 1.3 litre Quadrajet Diesel engine coupled with F-Tronic technology-enabled, 5-speed Automated Manual Transmission (AMT), with both Automatic and Sequential mode of gear-shifting, developed in collaboration with Magneti Marelli, Italy.
The Diesel 1.3L Quadrajet engine produces 90PS at 4000 rpm and 200 Nm at 1750 -3000 rpm of uninterrupted flat torque. The car has a top speed of 158 km/h.
Multi-Drive Mode Innovation
Multi-Drive Modes is one of the key innovations, introduced by Tata Motors with the Revotron 1.2T turbo engine in the Zest. The Revotron 1.2T engine offers the optimum blend of performance, refinement and fuel economy. The unique first-in-segment ‘Multi-Drive Mode’ technology enables switching between SPORT, ECO and CITY mode, along with a superior throttle response.
Understanding the dynamic consumer’s increasing need, Tata Motors offers its customers with the ConnectNext experience. The Company has worked closely with designers to design and engineer an acoustic audio and infotainment system, with best-in-class features like 5-inch ConnectNext Touchscreen Infotainment System, Advance voice command recognition, SMS notification and read outs, Fully Automatic Temperature Controls on the touchscreen, which will allow the user to stay connected.
About Tata Motors
Tata Motors is the biggest Indian car manufacturer with consolidated revenue of USD 34.7 billion in 2012-13, and is ranked the fourth biggest truck and bus manufacturer in the world. Through its subsidiaries and affiliates, Tata Motors is operating in the United Kingdom, South Korea, Thailand, Spain, South Africa, and Indonesia. Tata Motors owns British premium automaker Jaguar Land Rover, and is also involved in a joint venture with Fiat in India.
With more than 8 million Tata Motors vehicles running on the roads of India, Tata Motors Limited has become a market leader in each segment of the commercial vehicle industry, and is one of the frontrunners in the passenger vehicle industry covering the compact, mid-sized cars, and multifunction segments. Cars, buses and trucks manufactured by Tata Motors have been distributed in various countries in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, South Asia, Southeast Asia, South America, and the Russian Federation.
[Source : Tata Motors]