Custom Pinoy Rides Events >> The 2014 MANILA AUTO SALON (Press Release)

The Manila Auto Salon starts TOMORROW! All I can say is, you have to be there, else you’re missing half of your life.

For more details, along with ticket prices, etc., check out the Official Press Release below. See you there?


8th Manila Auto Salon Conquers the Philippine Automotive Aftermarket Scene at the SMX .
(For immediate release, press time)

MANILA (Philippines) – The long wait is over! The show for the custom car , tuner and 4×4 enthusiasts is back and ready to “Get Mad About Styling and Tuning”! The country’s largest automotive aftermarket show – the 2014 MANILA AUTO SALON opens on November 20 and will run until the 23rd, 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 enthusiast. “ The Philippine car show scene will not be complete without MANILA AUTO SALON. This yearend motoring event specifically designed and prepared for the hardcore petrol heads is the motor show that conquers the Philippine automotive aftermarket scene” according to Sophie delos Santos, Tradeshow International President. She added that MANILA AUTO SALON feels for the vehicle owners who are faced with challenges brought about by the pending vehicle modification regulations because she believes in one’s right to modify his vehicle to suit his lifestyle. “After all, your vehicle is like your second home at least for the true car enthusiast” she quips. She hopes that through Manila Auto Salon, the public will see Filipino automotive styling and craftsmanship at its best and how it helps generate employment and business in the aftermarket scene.

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 4×4 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 4×4 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 4×4 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 4×4, 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.

Sponsors for the 2014 MANILA AUTO SALON are Solar Sports, Bardahl Additives and Lubricants, BusinessMirror, BusinessWorld, Daily Tribune, Manila Bulletin, Malaya Business Insight, Manila Standard Today, Manila Times, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Philippine Star, Pinoy Speed, RJ 100.3, 105.1 Crossover, DZRH 666, DWIZ 882, DZRJ 810, Inside Motoring , Natural 97.9, Autocar , Brand, C! Magazine, Power Wheels, Speed, Top Gear Philippines, Auto Review, BRO, Stoplight TV, Pinoy Extreme – Live Broadcast Media Partner, ABS CBN TFC, Auto Focus, Motoring Today, Radio Republic, Sunshine TV, Turbo Zone,,,, Custom Pinoy Rides. Com, When In Manila, Café Puro, Padi’s Point, LazerMaxx Laser Tag Arena, Gotcha Paintball Adventure Games, Bewith, Motorola Solutions, SM Tickets, SM Cinema, Snack Time, Digipost.

Ticket prices are P100 for adults, P80 for Senior and P50 for children 10 years and below and free for children 3 years old and below. Advance Tickets are sold at all SM Cinema Ticket outlets . For inquiries, call TRADESHOW INTERNATIONAL at 5717551, 6502195 or email

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For more information about this press release please contact:
Tel. No.: 5717551,6502195

ABOUT THE MANILA AUTO SALON. The MANILA AUTO SALON is an annual event of Tradeshow International, Inc. which evolved from the long running Custom Car and Sport Truck Show as a response to the growing clamor of car enthusiasts for a purely automotive aftermarket event. It has proven to be a show that brings out the true competitive spirit of the Filipino car enthusiast and has become a venue for aspiring tuners to become full pledged shops and entrepreneurs.

ABOUT TRADESHOW INTERNATIONAL. Tradeshow International Inc. is an events organizing and management company and has been the country’s premier automobile events organizer, unchallenged for over 20 years. The company organizes several shows including the longest running Defense & Sporting Arms Show and the TRANS SPORT SHOW, which has produced over 2,000 showcars in its lifetime.

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