By Tajudeen Adebanjo
All-new Changan Hunter pick-up constructed by Changan Auto and Groupe PSA, the second-largest automotive producer in Europe, has been unveiled in Nigeria.
Additionally launched are two trims of eye-catching Changan Mini-buses focused at assembly the wants of economic transporters in addition to small and medium Enterprises (SMEs) and logistic considerations.
A Chinese language truck with sturdy European DNA, the Hunter midsize pickup and its minibus siblings premiered in Lagos final Saturday on the Victoria Island.
Stallion Motors’Head of Sale and Advertising and marketing, Vijay Singh, mentioned the launch was geared toward serving the enterprise group and authorities sectors with autos that mix high quality, ruggedness with affordability.
“Out there on the market in Nigeria are two trims of Mini-buses, particularly Star 9 and 5, every named in keeping with seating capability.
“Positioned as a frontrunner for each enterprise passengers and concrete logistics, the star 5 and Star 9 mini-buses are new technology of extremely environment friendly industrial autos, powered by C10 1000cc engine tuned as much as stand up to the each day rigours of economic transportation.
“Each mini-bus variations include Electrical energy steering, energy home windows and Central locking system,” he mentioned.
The Hunter shows unusual traits, particularly gorgeous design, clever security options and ruggedness, making it the best truck for the Nigerian roads.
Engineered to scale by way of the PSA-Changan”CA-TVS” twin system verification, the 2021 Hunter didn’t solely meet the strictest European normal, its complete galvanised course of ensures 10 years anti-corrosion, Singh mentioned.
It additionally with an thrilling function often known as forest air purification system, which suggests, regardless of how harsh the highway atmosphere exterior the van, Hunter will keep contemporary air, thereby offering drivers and passengers with a snug and wholesome expertise.
It options 2.4-litre turbo patrol engine with handbook and computerized transmission outfitted, led lamps, premium leather-based seats, Reverse digital camera, cruise management, push-button begin, rear AC vent, 10“ show with contact display screen, Bedliner with 226mm floor clearance.
Crafted with wonderful options of unmatched high quality, Changan Hunter pickup is 5330mm lengthy, 1930mm vast and 1835 mm tall.
Within the technique of designing the pickup, the expert and artistic Changan design workforce long-established muscular inside and exterior curves to convey surging energy, which explains why the truck exudes unusual character and attraction.
The hunter is provided for security and luxury. Put in on its cargo space is a rear view digital camera and a rear parking sensor.
On board, the motive force is confronted with simply accessible management buttons and features, rearview digital camera monitor, computerized local weather management, together with very comfy seats and seat belts for security.
The Hunter Pickup is powered by 2.4-litre turbocharged Petrol engine (Bosch Turbo Intercooler Injection), which is mated to a six-speed handbook gearbox, made by Getrag (now Magna PT), the world’s largest provider of transmission methods based mostly in Germany).
With an 80-litre capability gasoline tank, the Hunter helps 1000km supper driving mileage. To make sure one of the best total efficiency, the chassis tuning of Changan Hunter is finished by the Changan Detroit R&D Centre and the International R&D Centre.