Kiat Esemka Rajawali from Indonesia will soon undergo emissions testing in the Central Thermodynamics and Propulsion Motor or Balai Thermodinamika Motor dan Propulsi (BTMP) belonging to BPPT, Serpong, early next week. This emission test Esemka be the first step to become a national automobile mass produced. Esemka already arrived in Jakarta from Solo, after starting the trip on Friday (2/24/2012) morning. Solo Mayor Joko Widodo said, after undergoing emissions testing next week, Kiat Esemka will be tested type and can be directly produced.
“After the emission test, a direct test type. It requires several steps before it can actually mass produced. But certainly all of these stages will we pass a car that is feasible to produce, “said Joko Widodo in MNC Tower Ambassador of Indonesia to accept the gift of Sindo Compete Radio Vocational School and was accompanied by Head of State Solo 2 Susanta, Saturday (25/02/2012) .
Regarding the price, Jokowi (Joko Widodo familiar greeting), said this Kiat Esemka prepared to compete with established producers in the country. To that end, the price to be offered will also compete with other brands.
“This Esemka to compete with other cars. So if possible, suppressed prices below Rp 100 million. Maybe about Rp95 million, but it may be less or more. Yes around Rp95 million is for sure, “continued Jokowi. Jokowi explained that Kiat Esemka production currently is held by Esemka Company and Solo Techno Park Company. It is intended to not burden the students SMK when orders came.