Tata Motors launches Bolt hatchback

Tata Motors launches Bolt hatchback

Tata Bolt

Tata Bolt

Tata Motors launched its new hatchback, the Bolt at a starting price of Rs 4.44 lakh for the petrol version & amp; Rs 5.49 lakh for the diesel version (ex-showroom Delhi).

While the petrol versions of the Bolt will range from Rs 4.44 lakh to Rs 6.05 lakh, the diesel variant prices will range from Rs 5.49 lakh to Rs 6.99 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).

In profile a sharp shoulder line and a distinct character line at the bottom gives the Bolt an aggressive disposition. And then of course there is the blackened out C-pillar to add a touch of style. At the back, the flame shaped tail lights and the chrome above the registration plate dominate.

Bolt was launched in 4 trim levels: XE, XM, XMS & XT. Bolt, which was showcased in the Auto Expo 2014, can be booked on the company’s website for Rs 11,000.

After Zest, Bolt is the second model from Tata Motors’ Horizonnext umbrella. The hatchback will be available in both petrol and diesel variants. The petrol variant, which is powered by a 1.2 litre turbocharged multi-point fuel injection (MPFi) engine Revotron, will churn out maximum power of 90 PS and have a week peak torque of 140 Nm.The diesel variant, which will come with a 75 Ps75PS engine, will deliver 190 Nm torque. The company has also added ninth generation ABS by Bosch for improved braking efficiency. It will also have an added safety feature in corner stability control (CSC).

Bolt, which will be the first hatchback with a multi-drive function, is pitted against Maruti Swift, Volkswagen Polo, Nissan Micra and Renault Puls.

Ex-showroom Price New DelhiRs, 6,99,839
City / Highway fuel economy19.8 kmpl / 22.95 kmpl
Fuel TypeDiesel
Engine Displacement1248 cc
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Seating Capacity5 seater

Steering
Power steering
Gearboxes5-speed, Manual, FWD