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5 Car Brands Made in Africa by Africans

January 13, 2017 at 09:25 am | Tech & Innovation

Mark Babatunde

Mark Babatunde

January 13, 2017 at 09:25 am | Tech & Innovation

Photo Credit: autoblog

Photo Credit: autoblog

Laraki (Morocco)

Laraki Automobiles was founded in Casablanca by Moroccan businessman and designer Abdeslam Laraki. The Laraki offers a range of exclusive, high-performance automobiles that have become the toast of the rich and famous.

Photo Credit: nairaland

Photo Credit: nairaland

The Laraki company caught the eye of the automobile world in 2002 with the release of a concept car that boasted a six-transmission V12 engine and could reach speeds of up to 398 km/h. The car was expected to sell for around $500,000 when produced.

Some other successful Laraki models include the Fulgura, the Epitome, and the Borac, which were all designed as high-performance sport cars.

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