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Business News of Tuesday, 27 March 2018

Source: SOMOCO

SOMOCO introduces the new Pulsar 220 and Discover 125 motorbikes

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SOMOCO Ghana Limited, the authorized resellers of Bajaj motorcycles in Ghana have unveiled the latest Pulsar 220 and Discover 125 motorcycles onto the Ghana market.

These models are packed with the best of Bajaj technology to meet the aspirations of the Ghanaian youth.

The Pulsar 220 is a 220cc motorcycle delivering 21PS@8,500 RPM and a torque of 19nm@7,000 RPM. The four stroke, single cylinder engine is twin spark and both air and oil cooled. It has five speed gear box with precise gear shifting for comfortable riding experience.

The Pulsar 220 has front and rear disc brakes with adjustable nitrox rear shock absorbers to provide ultimate balance with super comfort.

The Discover 125cc is the new style statement for Ghanaians. It is crafted with progressive styling and attractive decals. It is powered by 125cc, single cylinder, four stroke, and twin spark engine. It delivers 11PS power@8,000 RPM and 10.8nm of peak torque at 5,500rpm. It also delivers the best in class of fuel efficiency and safety with front disc.

The Business Head of SOMOCO Ltd, Mr. Vinay K. Chaturvedi at the launch of the new motorcycles made mention of the new initiative of SOMOCO to promote the wearing of helmets and help reduce fatalities. As part of this initiative, the purchase of each motorcycle comes with two helmets, one for the rider and the other for customers to improve safety.

The Director of Research and Training at the Motor Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD) of the Ghana Police Service, DSP Alexander Kweku Obeng commended SOMOCO Ghana Limited for the safety initiative.

He said the MTTD will this year embark on a sensitization programme to ensure motor riders abide by the laws to ensure safety on our roads. He encouraged all key stakeholders to play their individual roles at ensuring safety on our roads.

The Minister of Roads and Highways Hon. Kwasi Amoako-Attah, in a speech read by on his behalf by the Director of Public Private Partnership, Mr Philip Lartey, congratulated SOMOCO Ltd on the introduction of these latest motorcycles in Ghana and urged them to organize training activities once a while for their customers to equip them to reduce motor accidents in the country.