Mahindra & Mahindra Limited has unveiled its three-wheeler Alfa P400 tricycle for the Nigerian market.
The firm, a part of the $20.7bn Mahindra Group, said it created the product, tagged ‘The biggest tricycle in Nigeria’ along with its channel partner – VIP Merchandise Enterprise Limited, a GeePee Group company.
Speaking during the launch in Lagos, the Head, International Operations, Mahindra &Mahindra Limited, Mr. Arvind Mathew, said the product was the latest offering by Mahindra in the mobility solution space for Nigeria.
“It aims to deliver plenty space plenty profit to its consumers,” he stated.
The seven-seater tricycle is powered by a 400cc gasoline engine and comes in both passenger and cargo variants, Arvind said, adding, “This product comes with best-in-class features like longest wheelbase, multi-reflector headlamps, battery lock, powerful 1kilowatt starter motor, large windshield, mobile charger, bottle holder.
“Owing to its superior engine, Alfa P400 offers increased seating/cargo capacity and lower cost of maintenance that is unmatched in the market.
“At Mahindra, we have made humanity’s innate desire to ‘Rise’ our driving purpose. We have been working steadfastly with VIP Merchandise to ensure that we deliver innovative mobility solutions to meet the needs of the community here.”
He added, “ The Alfa P400 is a testimony to our intent. We are launching this product across the country with due support on Warranty, after-sales service, spare parts availability and local mechanic training. We will continue to up the ante on technology and innovation to offer solutions in Nigeria that will drive positive change.”
Also speaking at the event, the Chairman, Geepee Group, Mr Prakash Vaswani, said, “We have been working closely with Mahindra to provide customised mobility solutions for Nigeria. Our two-wheeler, Arro, has been successfully running in the motorcycle segment across Nigeria.
“With Alfa P400, we are now bringing a differentiated and specially designed three-wheeler for the market that provides improved capacity, be it for carrying passengers or cargo, for the customers.”