Mobius II is a low-cost RWD gasoline-powered vehicle designed and manufactured in Kenya. It is custom built for the African market with an emphasis on durability and ability to maneuver rough terrain. It is designed by Mobius Motors and is currently commercialized.
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Mobius II is manufactured in Nairobi. Mobius Motors follows international standards so that each car is built with world-class lean manufacturing standards.
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Mobius II is built with a 4-cylinder, 16 valve 1.8 litre engine. It has a 5 speed manual transmission and a 55 litre fuel tank capacity. It is a rear wheel drive vehicle and is capable of carrying up to 625 kg. It is a 5-seat vehicle, with a gross weight 2275kg and 330mm ground clearance.
Mobius Motors operates a fully stocked central Nairobi warehouse with all spares for the Mobius II vehicle.
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Mobius II is designed for durability for the product to maneuver rough roads reliably.
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Mobius II is built with a steel space-frame mounted onto a longitudinal ladder chassis to form a space-frame architecture that provides added passenger protection.
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Academic Research and References
Hazell, Paul, 2013, Designing the post-colonial car: A bumpy road for personal transport in Africa, University of Worcester
Hazell, Paul, 2016, The Routledge Companion to Design Studies, 1st ed, Abingdon, Oxon, New York, Chapter 19
Compliance with regulations
Mobius II is tested using internationally recognized quality controls during the whole process of manufacturing.