If today, dominating the Nigerian auto market are the Toyota Corolla, Honda Civic, and models of KIA, Hyundai and Lexus. It was a different story in the past. Let us check out top models and brands that used to rule the car realm formerly. Many of the vehicles on this list have still held their firm position in the market while some others have disappeared simply because of their inability to compete with the newer players or the companies bad business management.
Below are the lists of cars that ruled the past
BMW 5 series
The BMW E28 is the second generation of the BMW 5 Series. Its production lasted from 1981 to 1988. There were 722,328 units made worldwide.
Toyota Land Cruiser FJ40
Now the NTVOA Association uses the Toyota Land Cruiser FJ40 for towing cars because of its toughness.
Volkswagen Beetle was referred to as people's car when it was still in vogue. The car was in the production from 1938 to 2003 with 21,529,464 units made all over the world and 15,444,858 in only Germany.
Range Rover Classic
The Range Rover Classic was produced from 1970 to 1996.
Volvo 244 DL/245 DL sedan
This classic car was in the production from 1974 to 1993 with 2,862,053 made in the world.
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