Top 5 Highlights Of PIMS 2016

  • Sep 18, 2016

MANILA: Today is the last day of PIMS 2016 and it has given our automobile industry a lot of new options. If you have still not visited the show and looking to do something interesting today then do visit the World Trade Center exhibition hall in Pasay City. But, as there are a number of launches and showcases at the show, here we bring the top eye ball grabbers at the show that you should not miss in the show.

1) Nissan GT-R

Nissan GT-R

The mighty Japanese sports car that is pushing the adrenaline in the auto enthusiasts from quite a long time has finally arrived in the Philippines and surely deserves your attention at Nissan booth. Powered by a monstrous 3.8-litre twin turbo V6 engine GT-R is capable of producing 570 PS maximum power and can be yours at PhP 7,350,000.

2) BMW i8

BMW i8

The sports car of future is here. Yes, the BMW i8 is one of the striking launches of the PIMS 2016. A perfect blend of efficiency and power, the BMW i8 has it all which makes it class apart from any other competitors in the segment. It is powered by a 1.5-litre engine and an electric motor and delivers maximum power of 362 PS and peak torque of 569 Nm.

3) Toyota FT-1 Concept

Toyota FT-1 Concept

Soon to be transformed into the next-generation Supra, the FT-1 Concept is the next car in our list which we want you to have a look in the show. The sleek LED headlamps with DRL strips, large air intakes, a splitter and a long hood all together hint towards the power and capability this concept with grant the upcoming Supra.

4) Volkswagen Golf GTI Oettinger Edition

Volkswagen Golf GTI

For the Golf GTI fans, the Oettinger Edition is a sure treat, as this special edition with the black matte finish, custom body kit, and 19-inch alloy wheels all together further boost the sportiness hidden within a driver. The Oettinger Edition will be powered by a 2.0-litre TSI inline-four engine, producing 220 PS maximum power and 350 Nm peak torque and will be limited to only 25 units in the country.

5) Toyota Fortuner TRD

Toyota Fortuner TRD

Just like Golf GTI, Fortuner TRD is also presented to add some spice to the existing model. The TRD kit replaces the standard front grille of with a matte black finish and TRD badging. At rear, the custom exhaust pipe finisher with carbon finish and a TRD fuel cap further improves the sportiness of the sturdy SUV.

So, these are the top highlights of the 6th Philippine International Motor Show that should not be missed if you are visiting the show. Apart from these, there are other prospective launches and showcases to have a look on. So don’t wait and grab your passes for the show.


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