Every good innovation today has a great man or team behind it. True to this, the Kantanka car invention has a great man behind it. Interestingly, these cars are assembled in Ghana from CKD (Complete Knock Down) kits supplied by partnered firms. This is done through Chongqing Big Science & Technology.
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Kantanka automobile company limited was founded by Dr Ing. Kwadwo Safo Kantaka. He has achieved so much during his lifetime. He is also the leader and founder of Kristo Asafo Mission of Ghana. The automobile company was later incorporated as a limited liability company in 2011, to indulge in research in the manufacturing of automotive components.
Kantanka car models and their prices in Ghana
The automobile firm pays taxes on all materials imported, as well as import duties. This has made their cars to be a bit higher than the market price, something that has seen customers raising concerns.
However, in September last year, the Government announced that it would be granting the local manufacturing company a 10-year tax holiday. According to the CEO, Kwadwo Safo Jnr, the initiative would help the company in a great way.
The local manufacturer produces a variety of unique cars such as four-wheel drives, SUVs, and Kantanka saloon cars. The cars have been fitted with unique features such as security alarms. Here are the different car models under the African car brand, including the Kantanka cars price list.
1. Onantefo – GHS 170,000
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This car comes with an effective climate control system that creates a friendly and comfy atmosphere. It has top-notch relaxing and comforting interiors. The supportive leather seats have unique layouts that ooze a breeze of comfort.
The automobile has an engine capacity of 2.4 Multi-Point Injector (MPI) and comes with affordable fuel consumption of 10.3 litres. The car can cover 100km per hour.
2. Omama Luxury (4×4)- GHS 150,000
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This car is special as it is built in a unique classic style. It is built to reduce operational and frequency costs. The car engine capacity is 1.9 Turbo-Charge Direct Injector (TDI) and has a fuel consumption of 7.8 litres. The car can cover 100km per hour.
3. Omama standard (4×4) – GHS 105,000
Fitted with a turbo diesel engine, the car has a capacity of 2.2cc and fuel consumption of 7.8 litres. The vehicle can cover 100km per hour and has a wheelbase of 3025mm and a loading mass of 500kg.
4. K71 – GHS 85,000
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The K71 is a luxurious high-performance car that has top-notch features. If you are looking for comfort, class, and safety, then this model is for you. The automobile is fitted with a rear camera view, an energy-absorbing steering column, a front-driver airbag, ABS/EBD system, and a 1.5 cc engine capacity. The vehicle can cover 100km per hour.
5. Amoanimaah – GHS 80,000
This is a salon car that is powered by a 1.5-litre four-cylinder engine. The car produces 102 horsepower. The vehicle is also fitted with a five-speed automatic transmission with a dark interior styling.
The front seats are quite spacious and ooze a soft touch. The car comes with a low running cost of 6.4 litres with a capacity to cover 100km per hour.
6. Mensah – GHS 120,000
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This is an automated salon car that has 4866mm long body and 2775mm long wheelbase. The car’s trunk size is 510 L large. The automobile comes with a 2.4cc engine size and has a four-wheel independent suspension system.
7. The popular G-Wagon
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Kantanka G wagon has unique features and specs. It is also known as Kantaka Okatakyie’. It is a sports car and can withstand harsh roads and environments.
8. Kantanka aeroplane car
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The Kantaka Mo has no wings and cannot fly. It is a 40-feet road cruiser with Limousine quality interior décor that has left Ghanaians in awe. The price of the aeroplane car has not been disclosed yet.
9. Kantanka helicopter
The Kantanka KTK 02 is a defensive helicopter that is armed with missiles. The automobile company has not been failing to come up with amazing inventions. The price of the helicopter has not been yet disclosed.
For someone wishing to purchase the Kantaka brand, it is wise to have all their queries answered. Here are some of the frequently asked questions regarding the Kantanka cars.
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Are Kantanka cars really made in Ghana?
Yes. Kantanka cars are assembled and made in Ghana from CKD (Complete Knock Down) kits supplied by partnered firms. This is done through Chongqing Big Science & Technology.
Does Kantanka manufacture the car engine?
Since 2001, Kantaka has manufactured vehicles, engines, heavy-duty machines, and aircraft. The automobile company has manufactured a variety of car models for its customers and ready market.
The Kantanka car models have become a top choice for most Ghanaians, despite their prices being slightly higher than other models. The local manufacturer seems to be penetrating the African market day by day.
Yen.com.gh recently featured the richest pastors in Ghana 2020. Interestingly, many of them started modestly but have now been blessed bountifully by God.
Many of those pastors boast huge businesses, powerful mansions, and luxurious homes. Some of them also boast of owning a fleet of cars and successful businesses.