Updated on August 20, 2019


Created on August 9, 2017

Mobius II

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Mobius II is a vehicle built for the African mass market to address common road terrain and vehicle loading.

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Product Description

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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Manufacturing/Building Method

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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User Provision Model

The product can be obtained directly from the manufacturer through ordering on their website or visiting a dealership.

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Design Specifications

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.

Technical Support

Technical support is provided by the manufacturer through service stations in Nairobi. The company intends to soon open another service station in Mombasa, Kenya. Mobius Motors provides dedicated teams from sales, service and parts to provide assistance for the customers

Replacement Components

Mobius Motors operates a fully stocked central Nairobi warehouse with all spares for the Mobius II vehicle.



Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters

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.

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