Manila, Philippines - Be it Super Sports Cars, JDM legends, Off-Road Rigs, Shop Essentials, Maintenance Products, Aftermarket Parts, they all have it here at the 13th Manila Auto Salon (MAS) and 25th Sport Truck Show (STS), a four-day of automotive extravaganza!
A must-attend show for every car and truck enthusiast, MAS is one of the best and reputable automotive modification and tuning shows in the Philippines; the perfect show for the people who are looking for the latest trends in the industry - be it for personal projects, business purposes and/or maybe for eye pleasure's sake. MAS and STS is like the Disneyland for every car and truck guy!
It was 2013 when we first laid our eyes and started covering the Manila Auto Salon (MAS) , and we can't believe that this is now 9tro's 7th time in doing a coverage!
All-time favourites Toyota 86, Mazda Miata, Subaru Sti's and the mighty Nissan GT-R were evidently lesser this event. Having said that, every year, new cars are being released, therefore new aftermarket modification parts has to follow.
Autoline Motorsports' also caught our attention with this gorgeous sexy looking slammed Toyota A90 Supra, with those carbon fibre bits, Advan Racing GT wheels this machine shines like a star! It's very smooth design outside appearance, it's just pure class in my opinion. If I were to choose my JDM fave of the show, you might now know what will be my choice is.
The ever consistent in terms of restoring Japanese icons, you might want to stop by at the AutoGenix corner. They have a fleet of legendary Hondas in their purest form! Pristine, immaculate and fresh, whatever you want to name them, they all look bomb to me.
If you remember the first Liberty Walk Nissan GT-R in the country, yes this is it. It now shines in flawless white!
The Import Hook-up, Alex Restoration booth is definitely the booth you don't want to miss. These high roller babies draws attention to the visitors like no any other, from the red hot Lamborghini Huracan Performante, Audi R8 V10+, Mercedes-Benz SLS wrapped in mint green, Car Porn Racing's Porsche Old New design which we first saw at the 2016 SEMA Show. Definitely worth to have a selfie or two!
Now let's go to the off-road rigs:
Today's pickup trucks are getting more fun to modify, from the rigid Toyota Hilux to tough Ford Ranger, tuners can easily say they own the show.
A wide array of modifications from wheels and tires, suspension kits, big brake kits, sound system, steel bumpers, camping and trailing gears, and of course tuning.
There were also different kinds of lifters, paint protection chemicals, variety of tires, suspensions, car matting, tools and many others.
Sellers gives special discounts exclusively for this show from 50 to 70% off.
This year-ender show never fails to amaze us, the Philippine automotive modification and tuning industry is really keeping up the game.
Make sure to catch up! Stay tuned with the Part 2 of our coverage, this time will be the sizzling hot babes of the show!