It is a known fact that, Tata has been testing their new premium hatchback, the new Vista, which is code-named, ‘Falcon 4’. The car has been spotted multiple times while on test, but till now, all we had was pictures of the exterior of the car, and that too in a camouflaged state. But now, pictures of the interior of the car have been scooped and to be honest, it looks really good.
The updated Vista is expected to be revealed at the upcoming Auto Expo in February this-year, and there are chances that it will be available in showrooms by the second quarter of this year. The pictures reveal a lot of details about the car. On the exterior, the bumpers are longer and the front fascia has been redesigned. It will feature a redesigned grille, and a major change will be the headlamps. Tata will equip the top of the line Vista with projector lamps, and together with the rest of the car, this will make the vista look like the Tata Manza Hybrid which was displayed at the 2013 Auto Expo. The tail lamps too have been redesigned, and to make it look better, the registration number plate holder has been moved up and onto the rear hatch.
The interiors have been given a premium feel and touch, and Tata has used premium materials for the interiors. The main change inside the car has to be the dashboard. In the current-gen Vista, the cluster of gauges have oddly been placed smack in the middle of the dashboard. This was often found to be irritating and everyone had negative feedback about this, Tata has been listening and have now changed it and placed the gauges where it should be: in front of the driver, the empty void left by the meter console in the centre of the dashboard will be filled by a touch-screen infotainment system which will double up as a reverse camera display. The dashboard has been given a silver touch and looks good indeed, the steering wheel too has been redesigned, and the new audio controls on the steering wheel look good too.
Tata will offer the new Vista with an all new 1.2-litre turbo-petrol engine and also the famous 1.3-litre Multi-Jet turbo-diesel engine, but the transmission details are not yet known. The 1.2-litre turbo-petrol engine will be mated to the 5-speed manual gearbox (TA65) but again, it has been significantly improved with a smoother shift. This looks like a proper success to us, only if Tata can manage to get the pricing right and also change the attitude of their after-sales service team.
Check out more spy pictures, after a jump.
Source – Overdrive.in