TVS Motor Company today announced of its partnership with Abans Auto for the launch of its King, 200 cc, passenger three-wheeler in the Sri Lankan market. As part of the agreement, TVS will leverage on Abans Auto’s network of over 200 showrooms and appointed dealers in locations around Sri Lanka. Additionally, Abans Finance will provide finance schemes to customers of TVS Motor Company. The TVS King is priced at 691,850 LKR and is available at Abans Auto showrooms across Sri Lanka.
The TVS King is powered by a 200 cc, modern low friction seven-port engine with the peak torque at lower rpm to help climb gradients and drive in congested city traffic without frequent gearshifts. The three-wheeler comes with twin head lamps, big and bright rear tail lamps, and has a single large windshield with laminated glass. The interiors include a car-like dashboard with fuel level indicators and mobile phone charging socket, dual tone high quality seats, and an integrated bumper. It is also offered with the option of electric start to reduce driver fatigue.
R Dilip, Senior Vice President - International Business, TVS Motor Company, said the auto subsidiary of the Abans Group has an unrivalled distribution of 200 touch points across Sri Lanka. Known for providing superior customer experience in sales and service, it is an ideal platform for TVS King to gain acceptance in the country, he added.
The TVS King is ideally suited for Sri Lankan conditions, with an affordable price, noted Behman Pestonjee, Managing Director, Abans PLC. He said that together with financial assistance given to prospective buyers through Abans Finance, the company is confident the TVS King will market well in the country.