Tata Motors, the home-grown automaker, has launched the Bolt hatch and Zest (Bolt sedan) in South Africa. Being manufactured at company's production facility in Pune, both the hatch and sedan duo come loaded with ConnectNext touchscreen infotainment by HARMAN. Besides introducing the company's all-new REVOTRON 1.2L Turbocharged MPFi Petrol engine, the dynamic duo is offered with Generation next Safety with 9th gen ABS by BoschTM, Corner Stability Control (CSC) and Dual Airbags.
“With the aim to deliver the best of products and services to our customers, we at Tata Motors are delighted to bring two new exciting products to the South African market -- the dynamic sedan and the sporty hatchback, Bolt. This range, represents the new DNA of our passenger vehicles business and is the first to be produced under our Horizonext strategy,” remarked Mayank Pareek, President, Passenger Vehicle Business Unit, Tata Motors. “We, at AMH, are very excited about the new Bolt Hatch and Sedan. We have no doubt that the range will be an incredible success for Tata Motors South Africa.” commented Manny de Canha, CEO, Associated Motor Holdings Pty Ltd.
The Bolt hatch and sedan, extends Tata South Africa’s passenger product portfolio, and offers an upgrade of distinctive style and remarkable features. Just so you know, the company has also started testing the Hexa premium crossover, which had its global premiere at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show in March. Even, recently the production-spec crossover was spied without any camouflage and it is being learnt that Tata might launch it at the 2016 Auto Expo in Februrary in India. In addition, Tata would also launch a compact hatchback and a sedan based on it. Both the sedan and hatch are expected to replace the ageing Indica and Indigo with launch slated next year.