International automaker to launch new JV vehicle in Pakistan

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International automaker to launch new JV vehicle in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD - Khalid Mushtaq Motors (Pvt). Ltd has inked an understanding with the Chongqing Changan Kuayue Automobile Company in China, which is a JV of Chinese giant Changan Auto and Kuayue Group.

In the first stage, they will be introducing the Mushtaq KY10, a 1.5-ton pickup truck and Mushtaq V5, a 7-seater passenger van. The company has been given the green light under the Automobile Development Policy 2016-2021. *Mushtaq KY10*

The KY10 is a single cabin pickup truck that boasts a DK15-07 VVT Euro IV 1.5L petrol engine that churns out 110 horsepower. It features disc brakes at the front and drum brakes at the back and can carry up to 1.5 tons. For passenger security and safety, the cargo body is separate from the driving body with a length of 9.2 feet.

The KY10 is loaded with features including power steering, LED daytime running lights, power windows and riveted chassis. Interestingly, A/C and central locking are reportedly optional features.

The KY10 is priced at Rs. 1,699,000.