The show for the custom car, tuner and 4x4 enthusiasts is back and ready to “Get Mad About Styling and Tuning”! The country’s largest automotive aftermarket show – the 2014 MANILA AUTO SALON happens on November 20 - 23, 2014 at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia in Pasay City.
Over 150 project vehicles on display and competition are participating in this year’s show all modified and customized from personal vehicles , competition and performance cars to off road giants. The show also has trade and retail booths for the automotive aftermarket making it a One-Stop-Shop for the car enthusiasts.
This year’s show has over 150 custom cars, sport trucks, SUVs and Tuner cars vying for the Best of Show awards in all five categories namely Best Custom Car, Best Sport Utility Vehicle, Best Sport Truck, Best Tuner Car and Best in Extreme Custom. Project vehicles to watch out for are the latest creations of Car Porn Racing who bagged both the best Custom Car and Best Tuner Car awards last year. Thev4x4 /Off Road scene will still be dominated by 199-Off Road House who garnered 2 major Best of Show awards last year, the Best in Extreme Custom and Best SUV, the Ironman 4x4 group who got the Best Sport Truck award and who will also be showcasing a huge OUTDOOR themed display this year plus Bilstein /Makna Marketing with 8 entries. Fielding in a big display as well are new players such as the Top 4x4 and Dobinson group. This is truly going to be tough for this year’s judges. There will be a total of nine judges this year namely Pepon Marave, George Apacible, Charlie Cruz, Nilo Escalona, John Escobar ,Sophie delos Santos, Beeboy Bargas, Bernie Bayani and Alex Claudio.
The 2014 Manila Auto Salon exhibit profile includes Car Maintenance Products, Performance Parts and Accessories, Racing Products, Audio, Security & Mobile Electronics, Replacement Parts, Restyling/Ground Effects,Body Shop Service/Repair, Brake Systems Components, Safety and Navigation Equipment, Specialty Equipment ,Chemicals & Lubricants, Clothing/Memorabilia, Tires/Wheels, Tools/Service Equipment, Engines & Engine Parts, Machine Shop Equipment, Truck Parts/Accessories, Off-Road Parts & Accessories, Paint, Body & Equipment, Motor oils, Online Marketing, Motoring Publications – clearly a 4-day “One-Stop-Shop” motoring experience and a perfect time for CHRISTMAS SHOPPING just for the petrol heads.
Participating exhibitors for this 4-day automotive aftermarket fair are 8Box Solutions,199 Off Road House, Adrenaline Motorsports, AEI industrial & trade Co., LTD (Voltus), All Inclusive Sales, Inc., Asian Coating Philippines, Inc., Atoy Customs, Audioworx, Auto Cosmetixs, Autocar Magazine, Autobots Paints and Bodyworks, Autogenix Carworks, Autoindustriya, Autoline Motorsports, AAP, Big O’s Tire Corp., Boink, Bowtie Automotive, BYD, Car Porn Racing/ Barrientos & Co., Inc., Carbonzone, Clean habit Auto Detailers, Club Astoria,Co Ban Kiat Hardware, Inc., Cream Factory, D’Outdoor (Gears), Dexter’s Pizza, Dr. G’s Car Clinic, Dubshop, Inc., Emperor Motorports, ENOS/Ultra Racing, Eurodecals, Federal Tyres, First Rubber Mfg. Co., Foton, FSR Autoworks, Fuji Fast, Halden Galway International, Hart International (Mothers), Honda City Club Philippines, Hot and Easy,Iron 4x4 Philippines, J.T.G. Autoworks, James Olivar, Johnique Inc. , KRT Off Road Solutions, Late Apex Trading, Lemon Dutch, Liquimoly, Los Cabos International Corp., Makna Marketing Corp./Bilstein, Marpo Tech International Trading, Menold Marketing Corp., Metrobank Card Corporation, Mio Gelati, MK2 Trading, MNM Trading Corp., Mr. Quickie Corp., NGK Spark Plug (Phils), Inc., Oks Moto, Padi’s Point Bar and Restaurant, Philchamp Transport Resources, Inc., Rain Enterprises, Red Octagon Dist. Phils, Inc., Remixx Clothing, Ride, Inc., Simex Trading/Meguiar’s Philippines, Solar Gard Phils. Corp., Speedlab, Inc., Starbright Bodykits, Staunch Performance, Tire Republic, Terry Larazzabal Bike Festival, Toyota Auto Club Philippines, Top 4x4, Top Gear Philippines, Toptul (Elektrowerk, Inc.), Twincell Marketing, Veritek, Inc., Versa Vantage (Shark Phils.), Wheel Gallery, Inc., Zamony Venture Corp. (Pioneer), and Support organizations are the Philippine Automotive Aftermarket Association of the Philippines (PAAIA), Automobile Association of the Philippines (AAP), and NASFOR.