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Get ready for the 2011 Manila Auto Salon

Get ready for the 2011 Manila Auto Salon image

Text: / Photos: Brent Co, Mike Sabarre | posted November 08, 2011 17:13

Custom rides from mild to wild

The biggest names in custom and tuner cars in the country will once again bring out their newest, most innovative and much awaited project vehicles exclusively for the 2011 Manila Auto Salon on November 24 - 27 at the SMX Convention Center in Mall of Asia.

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Over 100 modified cars, trucks and sport utility vehicles will compete in four major competitions namely the 16th Custom Car Show, 16th Sport Truck & SUV Show and the 4th Extreme Tuner Show all vying for four Best of Show awards. Trade and retail booths by the leading automotive aftermarket suppliers complete the industry showcase making the Manila Auto Salon the best and largest one-stop-shop showroom of the latest aftermarket consumer trends.

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Manila Auto Salon has successfully paved the way for the growth in the automotive aftermarket industry in the country and has greatly influenced the behavior and attitude of automotive enthusiasts with regard to self-expression via their cars", claims Sophie delos Santos, President of Tradeshow International, Inc. and co-founder of the Philippine Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (PAAIA). "This individualized preference for accessorizing, restyling and restoring vehicles from multiple market segments is what will sustain the aftermarket industry and Manila Auto Salon is the best venue to see the most provocative trendsetters in the field."

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The 2011 Manila Auto Salon top sponsors are Solar Sports, Basketball TV and HKS Super Oil. Media Sponsors include Business Mirror, Businessworld, Manila Bulletin, Daily Tribune, Good Morning Philippines, Malaya Business Insight, Manila Times, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Philippine Star, 99.5RT, Crossover 105.1, DWIZ 882, DZRH, DZRJ, Home Radio 97.9, Inside Motoring, Magic 89.9, RJ 100.3, UR 105.9, Wave 89.1, Wow 10.5, C! Magazine, Top Gear , Power Wheels, Auto Focus, Auto Review, Motoring Today, Pinoy Extreme, Speed by MP Turbo, Stoplight and Sunshine TV. Online sponsors are Autoindustriya.com, Autoparts.com, Kotse.com and Tsikot.com . Other sponsors are Dream Limo, Gotcha, LazerMaxx, Meguiars, Motorola, Padi's Point and Qualiplus.

AutoIndustriya.com will be out in full force at the show and will also be holding a Gran Turismo 5 challenge on the Sony Playstation 3 for a chance to win many prizes, including one of four AutoIndustriya.com mousepads signed by 2-time Formula One World Champion Mika Hakkinen!