Tata Bolt rolls out

KATHMANDU: Tata Motors launched its much-awaited sporty hatchback — the all-new Bolt amidst a function at Soaltee Crowne Plaza on July 24. Bolt is the latest car from the Tata stable under its HorizoNext umbrella and offers many segment-defining features for design, drivability and connectivity. Multi-drive mode is one of the key innovations in India, introduced by Tata Motors with the Revotron 1.2T engine in the Bolt. The engine offers the optimum blend of performance, refinement

and fuel economy.

Speaking at the function, Regional Head, South Asia, Passenger Vehicles Business Unit of Tata Motors, Sujan Roy said, “A stylish car with many segment first features, Bolt offers global design and standards that will equally bring in new first time buyers as well as appeal to existing auto users looking for an exciting product in this segment.” Citing that designed and engineered by their teams across India, UK and Italy, the Bolt is the next leap under our HorizoNext strategy, he said, “With the commitment to provide the best vehicles and experiences to excite our customers, we expect Bolt to strengthen our presence in the hatchback market.”

Meanwhile, Shambhu Dahal, CEO of Sipradi Trading, authorised distributor of Tata Motors, said, “Bolt offers the latest technology in automotive engineering.  We are proud to bring this feature-rich and fuel-efficient car in Nepal.” The company offers a warranty of four years or 75,000 kms (whichever comes first) on Bolt. The starting price of Bolt is Rs 2.395 million for the Revotron (petrol) 1.2T and Rs 2.835 million for the diesel variant.

Bolt is the segment’s first hatch to be powered by India’s first 1.2L turbocharged Multi-point Fuel Injection (MPFi) Petrol Engine, REVOTRON 1.2T, with best-in-class maximum power of 90PS at 5000 rpm and peak torque of 140 Nm at 1500

to 4000 rpm. Meanwhile, the diesel variant comes with a powerful Quadrajet 1.3L engine, delivering power of 75PS at 4000 rpm and torque of 190 Nm from 1750 rpm to 3000 rpm for a peppy drive with effortless delivery of power.

The unique first-in-segment ‘Multi-Drive’ technology enables switching between Sport, Eco and City mode, along with a

superior throttle response.

As per the Automotive Research Association of India certification, the Revotron 1.2T petrol engine delivers 17.57 kmpl and

the diesel delivers 22.95 kmpl fuel efficiency under test conditions.