The Go Auto-Higer Ace van has been launched in Malaysia by Go Automobile Manufacturing Sdn Bhd, the manufacturing arm of the Go Auto Group of Companies. The Go Auto-Higer Ace commercial van marks Go Auto’s entry into the commercial vehicles market.
The Go Auto-Higer Ace comes in either 15-seater or 18-seater form, with a roomy cabin for passenger comfort. Two diesel engine variants are available i.e. 2.5L or 3.0L; the engines are under license from Toyota.
Nett retail prices are (Peninsular Malaysia):
3.0L 6-speed: RM145,800 (18-seater); RM145,300 (15-seater)
3.0L 5-speed: RM143,800 (18-seater); RM143,300 (15-seater)
2.5L 5-speed: RM138,500 (18-seater); RM138,300 (15-seater)
The van is 5,990 mm long, 1,880 mm wide and 2,285 mm tall, with a wheelbase of 3,720 mm. Ground clearance is 200 mm and will be sufficient to clear bumps and the rough terrain called ‘city streets’.
“Go Auto-Higer Ace is our commercial van with 18 and 15-seater fitted with 6- and 5-speed manual transmission with DK5 and DK4 high performance engine with Japan technology. Furthermore, the dual sliding door gives passengers more ease to move in and out of the van. The can also has safety features like Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) and Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) to ensure protection for both the driver and passengers. The Go Auto-Higer Ace also features heavy duty components that are usually catered to buses such as the axles, clutches and the propeller shaft,” said Executive Director of Go Auto Group, Dato’ SM Azli Tan Sri Nasimuddin.
“We would like for everyone to experience the comfort offered by our Go Auto-Higer Ace van. The van was designed to suit the needs and demands from the industry which can be customised to become a school van, worker’s van, an ambulance and more depending what is asked by our clients. In addition, the high roof window van is done to ensure spaciousness so that passengers can walk steadily without needing to bend over too much, as a result, it provides a pleasurable experience and drive,” he added.
Customers will enjoy a 5-year or 150,000 km warranty for private registration, 3-year or 100,000 km warranty for company registration. Clutch and aircond compressor coverage is 3 years or 150,000 km (terms & conditions apply).