PADANG, SR–Two new, quite luxurious official cars will often be seen parked in front of the main entrance to the West Sumatra Governor’s Office Building (Sumbar).
One of these cars is an SUV (Sport Utility Vehicle) or a Sport Utility Vehicle of the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport Dakar Ultimate 4×4 brand with an automatic transmission. The official car with the police number BA 1 is the official car of the Governor of West Sumatra, Mahyeldi Ansharullah.
This type of official car, which Buya Mahyeldi is familiar with, is a combination of two types of cars, passenger and off-road types. Pajero Sport Dakar Ultimate series 4×4 automatic transmission.
Information reported mitsubishi-motor.co.id The Dakar Ultimate 4×4 SUV is equipped with an environmentally friendly 4N15 diesel engine with an 8-speed automatic transmission. Maximum power reaches 181 PS at 3,500 rpm and maximum torque of 430 Nm at 2,500 rpm.
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This latest car from Mitsubishi, is priced starting from Rp. 507.8 to Rp. 738.7 million on the road in Jakarta.
The other official car with the BA 2 police number, the SUV from the Hyundai Palisade. This car attracts attention, because the brand is rarely used by regional heads. This car became the official car of the Deputy Governor (Wagub) of West Sumatra, Audy Joinaldy.
The Hyundai Palisade car is predicted to be one of the cars of the sultans in Indonesia. Information reported hyundai.com said, this car comes with a capacity of seven passengers.
Equipped with an 8-Speed Automatic transmission, the price starts from (OTR Jakarta) Rp. 777 million for the Prime type, the middle trim is Signature Rp. 888 million, and the highest type is Signature AWD which is priced at Rp. 1.02 billion.
The presence of the Hyundai Palisade has indeed kicked off the big SUV market in Indonesia, given its affordable price compared to rivals in its class. Like the BMW X7, Mercedes-Benz GLS which has a tag of up to IDR 3 billion.