Tata Indica Vista (2011) D90 ZX Plus Quadrajet BS IV - Design Review
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Design Review of Tata Indica Vista (2011) D90 ZX Plus Quadrajet BS IV
Last Updated at 11:16 am, May 20, 2013Rating :
The Vista D90 comes with a range of asthetic changes which give it a leaner, more aggressive look compared to lower-spec variants
Twenty-four. That’s how many variants of the Tata Indica there are right now. And by the time you are finished reading this review, Tata will have probably added a dozen more. However, this newly launched variant – the Vista D90 – finds itself in a completely different ballgame.
Unlike the previous updated variants that were designed predominantly to enhance the comfort levels of what was an already comfy vehicle, the new Vista D90 with the more powerful Quadrajet diesel engine, strays across into the performance side of things. This new variant in fact is being hailed as one of the most potent diesel-powered hatchbacks on sale today.
So, how does Tata’s most powerful hatchback yet fit into the current Indica Vista lineup? More importantly, how does the Vista D90’s enthusiast-tuned package work in contrast to the similarly tuned Fiat Punto 90HP? We gave it a good beating over at Tata Motors’ high-speed test facility to find out.
When it comes to the looks, the Vista D90 sets itself apart from more common variants with a range of aesthetic tricks including a new, sporty-looking body kit as an optional extra. Also exclusive to the Vista D90 is the blacked out roof (or Infinity Contrast roof, as Tata puts it) and the dual-tone alloy wheels which, if you ask me, look perfectly in line with the car’s more performance oriented nature. We were also impressed with our test car’s gleaming sleek Porcelain White paint job, which gave it a welcome touch of class. Overall, the updated exterior elements help give the Vista D90 a leaner, more aggressive look compared to lower-spec variants.
First Published on 11:57 am, January 30, 2013