By: JIMI DAVID
Hero MotoCorp, the world’s largest manufacturer of motorcycles and scooters, says it has developed a specially made for Nigeria motorcycle named Hunter. Themed after the traditional hunter’s legendary strength, stealth, and wisdom in challenging terrains, the motorcycle is dedicated to the average Nigerian’s renowned ruggedness.
The Ibadan roadshow, spotlighted the Hunter, which comes in the natural colours of blazing red, vibrant blue and black, as an ‘Unstoppable Machine’ offering customers the multiple benefits of modern technology, best mileage, longer engine life, and a comfortable long seat at an attractive introductory price.
Also commenting on the integration of powerful ride, smart technology, and unmistakably stylish Hunter, Mr. Anil Sahgal, Managing Director, Automotive Division, Kewalram Chanrai Group, said “we are extremely glad to be the exclusive partner of Hero MotoCorp, the world’s largest manufacturer of motorcycles and scooters, in Nigeria. With our expertise in the market and Hero MotoCorp’s global excellence, we will provide the best products and services to customers in Nigeria. Our grand event in Ibadan, attended by the country’s top dealers, to launch the Hunter was a huge success. The initial feedback for the Hunter has been exciting. As our bikes travel across the entire country, they will definitely excite the customers. Our aim is to significantly increase our presence in the market this year.”
He said the Hunter, which also comes with an industry-first 12-month or 75,000 km Engine Warranty, has an engine that has been extensively tested for performance in Nigerian conditions. One key feature is itsutmost safety which includes a metallic bash plate protecting the engine on rough roads, a combi-lock to protect it from theft, and tyre pressure monitoring indicator (accessory) to prevent deflation & puncture while on rugged terrains.
Hero MotoCorp is also planning to have almost forty outlets in twenty towns across Nigeria and will have a pan-country presence through dealers and parts distributors. In addition, an extensive network of over five thousand trained technicians pan-Nigeria, will ensure easy access to service and parts for all customers. Powerful Ride, Smart Technology, Unmistakably Stylish.
Hero MotoCorp – along with Kewalram Chanrai Group the exclusive distributor of Hero MotoCorp in Nigeria – is aiming to aggressively grow its presence in Nigeria and cater to the continuous demand for great quality products at affordable prices. The new strategy underscores Hero MotoCorp’s commitment towards Nigeria and to providing customers with an appealing and comprehensive range of products across the country. With its extensive experience in the automotive sector spanning several decades, the Kewalram Chanrai Group will play an integral role in Hero MotoCorp’s growth plans in Nigeria.