Sole distributor of Renault vehicles in Ghana, Premium Motors Limited has unveiled two new vehicles in the country.
The Renault Koleos and Kadjar brands were launched at a ceremony held at the Company’s ultramodern Showroom at Atiko Junction in Accra.
Renault CEO, Jihad Hijazi, told the gathering the new vehicles are exceptional and will transform driving experience in Ghana.
He noted the new sport utility vehicles are fitted with highly improved features aimed at the safety and comfort of consumers.
Mr Hijazi said Renault has the track record of going the extra mile to make exceptional products for its consumers in line with the organisation's grand vision.
“Renault is not simply a vehicle manufacturer and automobile manufacturer here to design and distribute to a certain class of people. The company is here to stay globally and that is witnessed by the array and multitude of activities that we have taken on a global level,” he said.
Mr Hijazi also said the two new vehicles do not only have 'blind spot detection' but also have impressive features that use navigation system.
The Renault Kadjar SUV with a 1.2 Turbo-charged engine sells at $28,000 while the Renault Koleos, with a 2.5 Turbo-charged engine ranges from $33,000 to $38,500.
“To start with, production and manufacturing of automobiles, production and manufacturing of formula 1 vehicles with high-technology with the likes of Ferrari, number one producer and retailer of zero-emission electric vehicles among others,” he added.
The new Kadjar and Koleos are large family SUVs designed to improve driving pleasure as they are fitted with sensors.
Mr Hijazi also laid out Renault's plans to improve its standing in the Ghanaian automobile market by steadily growing its market share.
“For Ghana, we do have a very ambitious plan. In the next five years we hope to become part of the top three," he said.
Renault is currently occupying the sixth position and seventh in terms of sales figures, but the company is targeting the top position.
On his part, Premium Motors Marketing Manager, Shirry Borketey Manison said the new vehicles were manufactured to help professionals of all background.
He said at an affordable price of $11,950, Ghanaians could buy a Renault Logan for their personal and family comfort.
Specifications of the two vehicles:
The Renault Kadjar Dynamique has the length size of 4,449mm and the width (including mirror) is 2,058mm. It is a five-seater luxurious SUVs. The luggage capacity is 472l with SMART CARD KEY VSC2 Push Button Engine Start/Stop, Climate Control Automatic Dual Zone Air Conditioner, Hands Free Parking (Parallel & T), Electronic Stability Program (ESP), Blind Spot Detection (BSD),Auto Light Control (ALC),Electronic Parking Brake (EPB) etc.
The Koleos has 4WD-i Technology ALL MODE, 6-Speed Automatic Transmission with X-Tronic Sport Mode, SMART KEY Push Button Engine Start/Stop, Full LED Pure Vision Head Lights & Rear 3D LED Edge Light Technology Tail Lights, Panoramic Sunroof, 8.7″ R-LINK 2 MultiMedia Tablet NAV System with Voice Command and 12-Speaker BOSE Entertainment System as some of its specs.
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