Mikano Unveils All-New Geely Azkarra, Gets Order For 100 Units


By Moses Ebosele, ebosele@hotmail.com

Photo Caption: General Manager, Mikano Motors Division, Ralph Haidar (Right) and Group Marketing  Manager, Romeo Moussallem at the unveiling of all-new Geely Azkarra on Saturday in Lagos

The Motors division of Mikano International has welcomed the All-New Geely Azkarra Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) to Nigeria.

 Unveiling the Azkarra at a colourful ceremony in Lagos, on Saturday, General Manager, Mikano Motors division, Ralph Haidar said: “This is the most luxurious yet affordable SUV in the  C segment. This is the game changer.”

  Already, the company, according to Haidar, sold within twenty working days 100 units of the All-New Azkarra available in Nigeria in two trims — the Azkarra Platinum Pro and the Azkarra Titanium.

 Haidar , who is fondly referred to as the ‘Car Priest’ by his numerous social media followers explained that in collaborations with partners, over  25 service outlet are available across Nigeria.


 He also disclosed that finance scheme is available with “almost all the Banks”, adding that customers should take advantage of the opportunity.

 With N17.35m price tag, the All-New Geely Azkarra boast of time engine, transmission, platform and suspension co-developed with VOLVO.(Geely acquired Volvo Autos in 2010). 

According to the company, the Platinum Pro features a unique 48V EMS (Electric Motor Synergy) Mild Hybrid technology, which ensures an incredibly smooth handling of the car, intuitively combining an electrical configuration with the conventional fuel system to power the turbo-charged engine.

The leather seats are specially crafted to provide muscular support to the waist, shoulders and thighs of driver and passengers alike, making for an incredibly comfortable ride, among others.

 The high point of the ceremony on Saturday was a special test drive. It was an opportunity for the new SUV to prove a point.

 During the test drive, City Business News observed that the  All-New Azkarra is fortified with smooth take off speed, solid suspension system, great balance, among others.