Assemblers of Peugeot brand of vehicles in Nigeria, PAN Nigeria Limited has introduced the all-new Peugeot Pickup into the market.
In a brief ceremony attended by members of Nigerian armed forces, other national security operatives, public service, the organised private sector and dealership network of PAN in Abuja, the auto assemblers thrill enthusiasts with the complete repackaging of the Peugeot Pickup, which is coming as a double cabin for the first time, yet with large cargo space and ground clearance
Speaking at the launch, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, PAN Nigeria Limited, Ibrahim Boyi, said, the debut would create some nostalgic feeling having seen the last 504 Peugeot Pick-Up dominating Nigeria auto market in the 80’s and 90’s with last production in 2005 at PAN plant in Kaduna.
He said the New Peugeot pick-up has a greater ground clearance, power and torque to withstand difficult terrains, with its largest cabin and leg rooms for passengers amongst its class, allowing maximum comfort, safety and utility on and off the road, with unbelievable price at the cheapest in pick up segment.
“The New Peugeot Pick-Up comes with HDI engine, 5 speed MT. and Diesel engine proven to burn at low temperatures, extending life span of the engine components and therefore, the life cycle of the engine,” Boyi added.
With its brand reputation of the 404 and 504, the New PEUGEOT Pick-Up has retained most of the elements and improved on it.
The event ended with road test of the vehicles and on spot order of four by one of the guest at the event.