Leventis Motors, a division of A.G Leventis Nigeria Plc has announced the completion of its auto assembly plant in Ibadan, Oyo State.
The new plant can assemble Foton close to 1,000 capacity,according to the company’s Head of Commercial Vehicles, Nikos Giannousas
He disclosed this in Lagos at the launch of five models of brand new light duty trucks namely; BJ1020, BJ 1039, BJ1049, BJ 1069 and BJ 1151.
He also pointed out that there are provisions for financial options through Leventis Motors and some designated banks such as Stanbic IBTC bank.
The company’s Brand Manager, Temitope Falode ,who spoke on the characteristics of the models,said the BJ 1020, exhibits 1990 GVw, 45 litres fuel capacity,950 pay load with 2500 wheel base.
“There are many advantages derivable from the BJ 1020; one of them is that it has high vehicle weight combined with improved engineering technology,” Falode said.
On BJ 1039, Folade added “It has 3500 GVW, 1500 Pay load, 2490 wheel base, 55 litres fuel capacity and also power steering, adjustable steering wheel, cooling fan amongst other attributes.”
For the BJ 1049, he said “this vehicle has high gross weight, improved technology and long wheel base; these are some of the advantages. The engine capacity is 2.771L, 103 Hp, Diesel. It also has 120 litres fuel capacity, 3.5 ton amongst other attributes”
While the BJ 1069 has 4.087L, 122Hp, Diesel; 8450 GVW, 5000 payload, 3800mm wheel base and 120 litres fuel capacity, the 7 ton light truck-BJ1151 demonstrates: 3.76L, 14 Hp, Diesel, 12785, 7990 payload, 4700mm wheel base, 200 litres fuel capacity including: power steering, sleeper cabin, mp3, factory fitted radio amongst others.”