Marking the company's 80th anniversary, Kuwait Automotive Imports Company, exclusive distributor of Geely cars in the country, launched the brand's flagship car the Emgrand GT sedan at a glittering ceremony on 31 May, 2016, in the presence of KAICO management team, distinguished guests and media personnel.
Commenting on the launch, the KAICO CEO Yousef Al Ashaya noted that the new quality product represents a new era and a departure in the Geely brand. “The new generation of products Geely is launching globally and in the Middle East are a great indication of customer satisfaction, success and growth of the brand. We assure all Geely customers in Kuwait to offer best products, services and parts at all times through dedicated Geely facilities and team,” he added.
Welcoming the guests and speaking on the occasion, KAICO's General Manager Ashish Tandon said that the company is very excited to launch the new Geely Emgrand GT in Kuwait after receiving huge recognition from media and consumers internationally and in GCC. “The exciting part is that we are already receiving inquiries and bookings for Emgrand GT even before we launched the vehicle. We are very confident about the Emgrand GT and look forward to record breaking sales.”
Geely International Corporation acquired Volvo cars in 2010 and the Emgrand GT is an obvious example of how the company expertise has increased since this partnership. The Emgrand GT was designed by former Volvo designer Peter Hurbory, who headed up design at Volvo in the 1990s and is now in charge of Geely’s new wave of world class product. All Geely models have been developed in accordance with European standards and by using global technological resources.
The Emgrand GT is a four-door ‘fastback’ sedan in sports coupe style, with an aggressive profile that combines a sense of speed with character and elegance. It is powered by either a 3.5 liter or a 2.4 liter engine that produces 270 BHP and 160 BHP respectively. Mated to a six-speed automatic gearbox, the GT is packed with safety technology that includes ABS, EBD, ESP, Traction Control, EBA, Blind Spot Monitor, Autohold, Visual Parking System.
By bringing the Geely range to the Kuwait, KAICO has reinforced its commitment to provide high-quality products and services to its customers in the country. Moreover, KAICO is offering very attractive prices on the Emgrand GT along with a warranty of up to 5 years or 150,000kms.