Incorporated in 2015, Khalid Mushtaq Motors (Pvt). Ltd aims to introduce quality vehicles for the passenger and commercial vehicle market in the country. To meet this aim, the company 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.
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.
The V5 passenger van is equipped with a 1.5L VVT tech petrol engine with 110 horsepower and is loaded with features. It boasts power steering, a dual A/C and just like the KY10, it has LED daytime running lights and fog lights installed in the front bumper.
Unlike the KY10, the central locking is standard and it even has power windows.
The V5 is priced at Rs. 2,250,000.