Nigeria is the sixth market in the sub-Saharan region to announce a formal INEOS Grenadier sales and service site; More to follow in the coming months.

The INEOS Grenadier is a rugged and uncompromising all-rounder, built from the ground up to meet the most extreme customer demands.

The Grenadier has undergone extensive testing in sub-Saharan Africa and is at home in Nigeria.

INEOS Automotive has appointed Coscharis Motors as its Official Retail Partner in Nigeria. The country is now the sixth market in sub-Saharan Africa to join the INEOS Automotive brand, after South Africa, Kenya, Tanzania, Namibia and Botswana.

“We are handpicking our partners across the SSA region, to find people who know their local market and customers, and who also understand our brand,” said Tim Abbott, INEOS Automotive’s South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa region director.

“Coscharis Motors shares our belief that the INEOS Grenadier It is the perfect vehicle not only for Nigeria, but for the continent. Our shared passion for off-roading, coupled with their excellent reputation in the automotive industry, makes them the perfect partnership for Grenadier in Nigeria.”

INEOS Grenadier partners with Coscharis Motors in Nigeria

Commenting on this partnership, Coscharis Group Chairman/CEO Dr. Cosmas Maduka said:

“We are proud that INEOS Automotive has appointed Coscharis Motors to represent its brand in Nigeria. This milestone marks another step in the evolution of our company. With our history and experience in the Nigerian market, we know that the INEOS Grenadier will be a serious player in the off-road segment.

“We have no doubt that the Grenadier has what it takes to handle the difficult terrain of Africa and that it is the perfect choice to meet the specific demands of those who need a capable, refined and reliable off-road vehicle in the region. We are looking forward to the first customer test drives and hearing feedback from the public, because this vehicle is definitely going to shake things up in Nigeria,” added Dr. Maduka.

award-winning engines

The Grenadier has been developed to be refined on the road and remarkably capable off it. The Grenadier is powered by a choice of two BMW 3.0-litre straight-six engines. The BMW B57’s B58 petrol and diesel powertrains have a proven track record, regularly appearing on world’s top ten engine lists since 2016. They have been used in everything from sports cars to SUVs.

INEOS Grenadier partners with Coscharis Motors in Nigeria

The two power units bring the sophistication and refinement of BMW to the Grenadier, but have been enhanced by the INEOS Automotive engineering team. As well as providing powerful acceleration on tarmac, they also deliver peak torque at low revs, maintaining it throughout the rev range, for optimal off-road performance.

Carefully calibrated characteristics help the driver confidently manage the vehicle’s momentum and grip without straining the engine, ensuring full control when tackling difficult terrain. The refined turbo petrol engine produces 286 PS (210 kW) and 450 Nm (332 lb ft) of torque, while the twin-turbo diesel generates 249 PS (183 kW) and 550 Nm (406 lb ft), for output of even more traction. Start/Stop is built in, increasing range and preserving air quality when the vehicle is stationary.

While it’s a tough 4X4 in every inch, it ticks all the boxes on the highway, too. The chassis combines a five-link suspension setup with Brembo brakes and Bridgestone tires, meaning the Grenadier is cool, polite and fun to drive no matter what the terrain.

INEOS Grenadier partners with Coscharis Motors in Nigeria

Global and local network

By the end of this year, INEOS Automotive plans to have a network of more than 200 sales and service sites for the Grenadier in more than 50 countries, including established dealer groups, 4X4 specialists and farm equipment dealers.

Now that the deal with INEOS Automotive has been signed, Coscharis Motors will focus on preparing its dedicated Grenadier showroom on Victoria Island, Lagos. The first Grenadier demo vehicles are expected to arrive in Nigeria in early 2023 with customer deliveries expected to begin in the first quarter. All after sales service will be carried out in a dedicated workshop also located in Lagos.

The INEOS Grenadier was created to fulfill the vision of adventurer and INEOS Group Chairman Sir Jim Ratcliffe, inspired by legendary 4X4s in action. The Grenadier is a tough, uncompromising all-rounder, designed to be a capable, durable and reliable work tool for conquering the world’s harshest environments.

For any Nigerian sales inquiries, please contact Joseph Omokhapue at [email protected] / +234 701 348 6194

INEOS Grenadier partners with Coscharis Motors in Nigeria

About Coscharis Group

Coscharis Group, established in 1977, is a wholly owned Nigerian conglomerate with interests in various sectors of the economy including automobiles, ICT, logistics, agriculture, food and beverage, property, healthcare, among others, representing globally respected iconic brands. World Cup in Nigeria. The group has branches in Nigeria and in three West African countries. It currently has car sales and service dealerships in all six geopolitical zones of Nigeria, with several outlets in Lagos alone, which is the commercial nerve of the Nigerian economy.

Intending to support the growth of the Nigerian automotive industry in Nigeria, Coscharis Motors Assembly Ltd (CMAL), established in 2014, started assembling vehicles and launched its first batch in November 2015.

For more information about Coscharis Group www.coscharisgroup.com

Abiona Babarinde
General Manager, Marketing and Corporate Communications
Coscharis Group
[email protected]

INEOS Grenadier partners with Coscharis Motors in Nigeria

INEOS Grenadier partners with Coscharis Motors in Nigeria

About INEOS Grenadier

In 2017, INEOS Chairman Jim Ratcliffe, a car enthusiast and seasoned adventurer, identified a gap in the market for a simple, utilitarian and hard-working 4×4 designed for modern compliance and reliability. INEOS Automotive Limited was formed and a senior team of automotive professionals assembled to bring the vision to life with a fresh perspective on 4×4 development and manufacturing.

Combining rugged British spirit and design with the rigor of German engineering, the Grenadier will be a truly uncompromising 4×4 built from the ground up. Engineered to overcome all conditions, it will provide best-in-class off-road capability, durability and reliability for those who depend on a vehicle as their work tool, wherever they may be in the world.

INEOS Automotive is a subsidiary of the INEOS Group (www.ineos.com), a leading manufacturer of petrochemicals, specialty chemicals and petroleum products. It employs 26,000 people in 36 businesses, with a production network spanning 194 manufacturing facilities in 29 countries. From paints to plastics, textiles to technology, medicines to mobile phones, the materials made by INEOS improve almost every aspect of modern life. In 2019, INEOS had sales of around $61 billion and EBITDA of around $6 billion.

For more information on Grenadier, visit www.ineosgrenadier.com