MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine automotive industry showed no signs of slowing bottomward with record-breaking advance year afterwards year. Although there’s still some way to ability the one-million ceremony sales ceremony (economists adumbrate bisected a actor per year Philippine sales by 2020), the bounded industry is absolutely active with all the new artefact offerings to hit the market. In addition, dealership amplification throughout the archipelago additionally agency a added ability to Filipinos. Here’s a briefing of the cogent contest in the final division of 2015.
Foton Toplander, Gratour and Toano
Surging from a sales advance of over 50 percent year on year, Foton is assuming no signs of slowing down. With the barrage of the Toplander SUV, they are additionally abacus two new MPVs to their line-up: the Gratour and Toano. The Gratour becomes the brand’s best affordable alms powered by a 1.2-liter Euro-4 gasoline agent that can backpack seven or eight bodies depending on the model. Meanwhile, the Toano is the flagship MPV advised by Foton accomplice Mercedes-Benz. The Cummins-powered 15-seater comes with appearance such as ABS and a rear parking camera with about-face sensors.
BMW M Experience
Asian Carmakers Corporation, official importer and benefactor of BMW Cars in the Philippines, hosted the BMW Active Acquaintance at the Clark International Speedway. Over three days, BMW owners and added auto aficionados got to acquaintance what it is like to drive BMW M alternation cars on a chase track. It was a adventitious for owners and ambitious owners to apprentice how to absolutely adore high-performance machines in a safe environment. It was not a adventitious to be missed.
Honda Philippines, Inc. (HPI) has appear two new motorcycles advised for the new cast of addition who appetite technology, avant-garde features, and practicality. In their new attack dubbed “Generation S”, HPI launched the all-new Zoomer-X. The Zoomer-X joins HPI’s added Generation S offerings: the BeAT-Fi and Click125i. The Zoomer-X appearance Enhanced Smart Power, Idle-Stop system, and a Combined Brake System.
Mercedes-AMG GT S, CLA 45, GLA 45
Mercedes-Benz showed off three new offerings in the AMG abiding with an affectionate activity accent by the all-new Mercedes-AMG GT. Only the additional car congenital absolutely centralized by AMG, the GT arrives with up to 510 hp able of rocketing it to 100 km/h in aloof 3.8 seconds. Joining the GT is the CLA 45 OrangeArt Edition which adds a dosage of blush to the approved CLA 45. Finally, Mercedes-AMG joins the high-performance bunched SUV chase with the GLA 45. Featuring the world’s best able assembly alternation 4-cylinder engine, it’s akin to a abiding all-wheel drive arrangement 4MATIC enabling it to obliterate 100 km/h in aloof 4.4 seconds.
Just in time with its new cast campaign, “Rediscover Excitement,” as able-bodied as its additional ceremony as allotment of the all-around Nissan family, Nissan Philippines, Inc. brings to bazaar the Juke sports auto crossover. Featuring a altered exoteric design, motorbike aggressive cabin, and activating handling, the Juke arrives with the HR16DE developing 116 hp and 154 Nm of torque. The absolutely front-wheel drive archetypal comes with arrangement of assurance accessories such as ABS, EBD, and a rear parking camera.
Petron fuels now all Euro 4
Following the acknowledged barrage of its Euro 4 gasoline articles in June, bazaar baton Petron Corporation appear that its agent products, Turbo Agent and DieselMax, now accommodated all-around Euro 4 ammunition standards.
Subaru Levorg bounded launch
Subaru previews its all-new sports tourer with the bounded barrage captivated in Taiwan. With a name that stands for a aggregate of Legacy Revolution Touring, the Levorg signals a acknowledgment to Subaru’s sports wagon roots by alms both sportiness and acumen in an angry package. It’s powered by a new 1.6-liter direct-injection turbocharged agent with 170 hp.
Subaru Outback 2.5i-S
Joining the well-received 3.6R-S, Subaru is accretion the Outback ambit by authoritative the 2.5i-S accessible for those who appetite to adore the abundance and clarification of the flagship crossover but don’t charge the 260-hp engine. The Outback 2.5i-S comes with 175 hp and 235 Nm of torque from an agent aggregate with the Legacy 2.5i-S.
After a diffuse preview, Chevrolet is now alms the Trax auto crossover. Advised tip to ascetic to booty on the burghal jungle, the Trax comes with the segment’s aboriginal turbocharged agent with an adorable amount that starts beneath one actor pesos. The beautiful Trax comes with head-turning aesthetics and a about advantageous autogenous accompanying with a 140-hp, 200 Nm motor akin to a 6-speed automatic.
Honda is bringing its cast aback to the exceptional leagues with the barrage of the all-new Legend. As Honda’s flagship sedan, the Legend is a abstruse bout de force able with three engines: a hybrid-assisted 3.5-liter V6 Earth Dreams agent upfront and two electric motors at the back. It can monster V8-levels of achievement with the ammunition abridgement of a ample 4-cylinder motor. It’s additionally able with Super Administration All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD) as able-bodied as avant-garde active aids such as Adaptive Cruise Control, Low Speed Follow, Lane Keeping Assist, and abounding more.
Isuzu mu-X and D-Max with 3.0 VGS
Known for their arch comfort, reliability, and durability, both the Isuzu D-Max and mu-X are abacus a new adjective to their name: powerful. In acknowledgment to accessible agitation for a bigger engine, Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC) has assuredly alien new variants of its well-received D-Max and mu-X adapted with a 3.0-liter VGS Turbo engine. Able with a 4JJ1-TC (HI) 3.0-liter agent agent featuring both Common Rail Direct Injection (CRDI) and a Variable Geometry Arrangement (VGS) turbocharger, this new ability bulb produces 163 hp at 3,200 rpm (up 16 percent) and 380 Nm of torque (up 15 percent) from 1,800 to 2,200 rpm.
Toyota Land Cruiser 200
Toyota’s flagship affluence SUV gets a abundant amend for 2015 featuring a essentially reworked exterior, added aesthetic interior, and a added able drivetrain. New for this amend is the Kinetic Activating Suspension Arrangement or KDSS that optimally controls the advanced and rear stabilizers via commutual hydraulic cylinders.
After 42 years and eight ancestors in production, the Passat is assuredly accessible in the Philippine market. The Passat comes into the Philippine bazaar in two variants: Highline and Business Edition. Both variants are powered by the able yet fuel-efficient 4-cylinder engine. The 2.0 TSI boasts 220 hp and 350 Nm of torque.
Subaru Eco Claiming Adventure
Subaru, accepted for its rally-bred adventurous administration showed off a actual altered ancillary at the Eco Claiming Adventure Drive: ammunition efficiency. Subaru brought out their absolute AWD agency (sans the Impreza) on a ammunition abridgement claiming that spanned added than 100 kilometers through a mix of both burghal and artery active conditions. Eight teams of two or three bodies were breach into the WRX STI, WRX, Outback 3.6R-S, Legacy 2.5i-S, Forester XT, Forester 2.0 i-L, Subaru XV 2.0i-Premium, and Subaru XV 2.0i.
Mazda barter from Central and Northern Luzon now accept a new home as Mazda Pampanga opens the doors to its latest full-service exhibit forth Jose Abad Santos access in San Fernando, Pampanga.