Tata Zest: Looks that will get you bowled over


Stepping stones to conquer the best in automotive design and technology, home grown manufacturer seems to have taken the correct direction with Tata Zest Sedan. Zest is the latest creation of Tata Motors that sets out the tone for company’s new engineering dynamics and design philosophy. It is designed with engineering to impress and aims to enhance the performance with Revotron 1.2 liter turbocharged MPFi petrol engine. In addition, the diesel automatic transmission will surely attract many towards it. If you are looking to buy a reasonably priced sedan which is an ideal balance between superior performance, world class comfort and stunning looks, the Zest is your answer. Whether it is about looks or performance, Zest will get you bowled over.


Tata Zest exterior

Introduced in the most competitive and wide sub 4 meters sedan segment, the Zest has come as a really attractive sedan that not just looks eye-catching with its handsome face, but also has the essential elements that can pull customers towards it. These elements include the “Signature Tata Grille” which speaks of trust line and humanity. Basically it refers to a plastic grille which bears logo with chrome lining on its top offering it a lustrous look. Combination of projector headlamp with lights guide position rings and LED running lights further enhances the front face of the car. Sharp lines with body color handles, set of elegant looking 8 spoke alloy wheels and side view mirrors having ORM inserts highlight the complete side profile of the sedan. Whereas rear features wrap around the chrome lining and LED tail lamps that put an attractive stance together. Having an overall height of 1570mm, width of 1706mm and length of 3995mm- the Zest really looks and feels appealing to the eyes with a 175mm ground clearance.


Tata Zest interior

Coming to the interiors, it really looks like the Tata Zest designers have really worked hard. The cabin of Zest is up market with embellishments offered on board which are quite superior. Step in the cabin of Zest and you will see that lots of efforts and ideas are put in making this world class cabin of Zest. The design and layout of every element along with the fit and finish is amazing. This maturity in its interior design has much more to do with attention to smallest possible details. Just sit inside and get hold of the smart steering wheel and immediately you will feel the suppleness and lightness in the way it has been designed. The feel and layout of its center console, the delicately balanced air-con vents, and small highlights like mirror finished plastic strips above the glove box which resembles a lavish wood finish and the sweep of dashboard enveloping instrument binnacle behind steering wheel, all speak of coming-of-age which has been long awaited.  What is even more surprising is the quality standard that has dramatically improved.

Perfect blend of beige and black interiors offer the sense of roominess. The 3 spoke steering wheel with mounted controls is a wonderful welcome addition as it not just looks good but gives firm grip while driving. It also includes a smart voice recognition feature that enables the users to give commands particularly in regards to the SMS notifications and the read out, making life easier for the busy people who have a need to operate their phones every now and then even behind the wheels. Some other features like USB port and Aux In have also found their way in the cabin, thus enriching the cabin experience on the whole.

Overall, we can say that Zest is a perfect blend of beautiful exterior and world class interiors, making it a great Sedan.