Zahav Auto unveils all-new Tunland Pickup
The company, which is the local assembler of Foton , BAIC, Changan and Stallion badge automobiles, said that emerging businesses owners and astute commercial ventures may not need to wander afar in search for functional and reasonably priced automobiles, particularly its Tunland pickup trucks as it unveiled the all new ‘Drive beyond borders’.
Addressing the media during a tour of the company’s new showroom in Lagos, Zahav Head of Sales and Marketing, Sanjay Rupani said Foton Tunland pickup was introduced to alleviate some of the challenges small businesses and commercial ventures contend when prospecting for functional and adaptable vehicle to support their businesses.
“The next generation Foton Tunland pickup would compete in the one tone vehicle segment where renowned brands like Toyota Hilux, Nissan NP300, Ford Ranger and Mitsubishi L200 have demonstrated utter competence,” Rupani assured.
He added: “Tunland is Foton’s signature of next generation pickup truck exclusively designed to offer impressive visibility and extraordinary driving experience.”
Stressing that adding that Tunland is a perfect choice for both work and leisure, Rupani said: “though Tunland could be of Chinese extraction, the vehicle essentially shares the DNA of two renowned automobile manufacturers – Daimler Automotive Company and Cummins Engine Company.
He explained that Tunland five-speed manual gearbox offers decent performances with pretty smooth turns to allow the vehicle pull heavy weights without sacrificing vigour.
The Foton Tunland also comes equipped with electronic switches for auxiliary 4WD system with options to choose from 4H & 4L that allows you to choose the suitable mode according to different road conditions while the 2H mode is normal on road use.
Tunland suspensions are above all, toughened to absorb difficult bumps and carry big loads without sacrificing performance just as the braking power is secured by disc at the front and drums at the rear, Rupani said.
Also adding that adequate preparation has been made for aftermarket activities, the company sales and marketing helmsman said: “We have stocked sufficient parts to cater for aftermarket activities and Foton Tunland particularly is backed by three years or 100, 000km warranty.”