A new set of Tata Kite spy shots has hit the web again, indicating that Tata is working hard on the development of the upcoming Celerio rival.
Kite, the upcoming hatchback from Tata's stable is expected to reach the auto market by next year. There is no much detail of the car at his point of time, but from the images posted by the folks at Indiancarsbikes, it looks like Tata's new Kite will get stylish design and features. Underpinning Tata's XO platform, upcoming Kite will be manufactured at the company's Sanand plant in Gujarat and is likely to get power from turbo petrol and diesel engines. There are also rumours that the Kite will also get F-Tronic AMT gearbox.
Although Tata has been relatively silent on the launch and the pricing details of Kite, rumours indicate that the company is likely to price the new hatchback in the range of ₹4 lakh. Once it hits the market, Kite will take on the likes of Maruti Celerio, Honda Brio and Hyundai Grand i10.
The car had made appearances on the web earlier this week too. However, the auto enthusiasts may have to wait little longer to get more info on the car.
Tata Motors, which is in a tryst to gain a strong position in the auto market will be launching its Zest sedan and Bolt hatchback in India in August and September this year respectively. Both the cars will be offered in petrol and diesel engine options in the country.
Zest will be powered by a 1.3 litre Quadrajet motor, producing 90 PS power at 4,000 rpm and 200 Nm torque at 1,750-3,000 rpm and 1.2 litre, four-cylinder, turbocharged Revotron engine, which can churn out a power of 85 PS at 5,000 rpm and a peak torque of 140 Nm at 1,750-3,000 rpm. Measuring 3,995 mm in length, 1,695 mm in width and 1,570 mm in height, Zest is India's first sedan with Automated Manual Transmission (AMT) technologies.
The petrol version of Bolt will come with 1.2 liter Revotron turbo petrol engine, which can churn out a power of 84 bhp at 5,000 rpm and a torque of 140 Nm at 1,750-3,500 rpm, and the diesel version will pack 1.3 liter Multijet diesel motor.