After years of dialoguing with government, local carmaker, Kantanka Motors will now enjoy a 10-year tax exemption, including import of material for manufacturing and assembly purposes.
On Friday, August 3, 2018, the company opened its first showroom at Achimota, in the Greater Accra Region displaying 4 of its model cars.
Founder and leader of Kantanka Automobile Company Limited, Apostle Dr. Ing. Kwadwo Safo Kantanka first started the journey to researching into manufacturing of automobile components, combination of parts and assembling of car parts.
From 2001, Kantanka has manufactured engines, vehicles, aircrafts and heavy-duty machines. It has manufactured over 20 models of cars too.
Dr. Kwadwo Safo was born on August 26, 1948 at Bekwai in Ashanti Region of Ghana. After basic school, he attended the Ghana Technical Works Institute in Kumasi before having a three-year stint as a welder at the Volta Aluminium Company (VALCO), West Africa Metals and the French Africa Company.
He is also a Christian Minister, who founded the Kristo Asafo Mission (Christ Reformed Church) on February, 1971.
Kantanka’s range of vehicles include Kantanka Onantefo, Omama Luxury, Omama Hard Body, K71, Amoanimaah, Mensah among others.
Kantanka Onantefo – Has a comforting and relaxing interiors differentiated with supportive seats with unique layouts, effective climate control system to breeze out your stress. The car has an engine capacity of 2.4 Multi Point Injector (MPI), with an affordable fuel consumption of 10.3litres covering 100km per hour.
Kantanka Omama Pickup – The car has a spectacular human-machine interface with unique classic style. Built to reduce frequency of maintenance and operational cost. It comes with an engine capacity of 1.9 Turbo-Charge Direct Injector (TDI) with fuel consumption of 7.8 liters covering 100km per hour.
Omama Hard Body – The vehicle has an all-new turbo diesel engine with the capacity of 2.2cc and a fuel consumption of 7.8 liters per 100 km road cover. The vehicle also has a very tough body with a breeze luxury view and offers a wide range of choice with a wheelbase of 3025mm and a loading mass of 500kg.
K71 – A luxurious high-performance vehicle with an ultra-modern standard technical features that guarantees the safety, comfort, and the general satisfaction of the customer. The car comes with a driver front airbag, ABS/EBD system, Rear Camera View, the energy absorbing steering column with a unique 1.5 cc engine capacity and a fuel consumption of 5.8litres covering 100km per hour.
Amoanimaah – A salon car powered by a 1.5-litre four-cylinder engine that produces 102 horsepower. A five -speed Automatic Transmission Standard with a handsome dark interior styling fitted with soft-touch surfaces with better front seats and spacious at the back, and a low running costs of 6.4 liters per 100 km fuel consumption.
Mensah – An automatic salon car which has 4866mm long body and 2775mm long wheel base. It has an inductive ease open trunk with trunk size 510 L large. The car offers a 2.4cc engine size with a four-wheel independent suspension system.
Some features to expect from the cars:
Metallic paints giving them sparkling appearance
5 Speed Transmission
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Central Remote Lock Systems
Side Mirrors are controlled automatically
Sound System and radio
Universal Serial Bus communication protocols
Kantanka Classic Vest Ignition Technology: A fashionable vest that can be used to start the vehicle. You press a button on the vest and the vehicle starts. It can either be underwear vest, suit, or any costume of your choice.
Kantanka Finger Print Recognition Technology (KFPRT): The automobile can only be started with your finger print.
Kantanka Royal Staff Ignition Technology (KRSIT): The automobile would start by pointing a royal staff at it.
Kantanka Gold Watch Ignition Technology (KGWIT): The automobile can be started with your gold watch
Kantanka Human-Vehicle Voice Interface Technology (KHVVIT): The vehicle communicates in spoken words with the driver, pedestrians and other road users. It reminds the driver to check some vital conditions that can enhance performance before embarking on each journey. It also speaks to pedestrians and other road users when it is in the reverse mode to avoid unintended accidents.
NB: All these features can be turned on/off by the owner returning to the normal key system.
All conform to international standards
Life time driving experience
100% customer satisfaction
24/7 Customer service
Kantanka Amoanimaa – GHc80,000
Kantanka Mensa – GHc120,000
Kantanka Onantefuo – GHc170,000
Kantanka K71 – GHc85,000
The prices of these cars include the registration at DVLA and delivery within the borders of Ghana. All the cars come with a 3-year warranty.
Kantanka Automobiles – Feel The Power: Proudly Made In Ghana.