Astara will flaunt full brand lineup at SMX and WTC during MIAS 2024

Astara Philippines is set to captivate audiences once again at the highly anticipated 2024 Manila International Auto Show (MIAS) with an extraordinary showcase of the latest models from renowned automotive brands in its distributorship portfolio, which includes Peugeot, GAC, JMC, and JAC.

Scheduled from April 4 to 7, 2024, Astara Philippines will command attention with two sizeable pavilions at two MIAS venues: the World Trade Center in Pasay City and the SMX Convention Center at SM MOA, Pasay City.  This marks Astara Philippines’ inaugural participation as a distributor, distinguishing itself as the sole mobility company to have presence in both MIAS venues.

Attendees can expect to be greeted by an impressive array of vehicles, each meticulously curated to highlight the innovation, design, and quality synonymous with GAC, JAC, JMC, and Peugeot.  The 2024 MIAS will also serve as the venue for the official brand launch of JAC Motors, with a preview of six models for the Philippine market. 

Raoul Picello, Managing Director of Astara Philippines, stated: “We are thrilled to once again be part of the Manila International Auto Show and to showcase the latest offerings from our esteemed brands. The 2024 MIAS provides an exceptional platform for us to connect with our customers and showcase the cutting-edge technology, modern design, and outstanding quality that define our vehicles.  Our two pavilions promise to offer something for every Filipino automotive enthusiast.”  

PEUGEOT: Sleek Sophistication for the Modern Filipino

Peugeot, renowned for its sophisticated automotive creations, will proudly showcase the PEUGEOT 3008 SUV and PEUGEOT 5008 SUV, a perfect fusion of allure, style and power. These SUVs redefine the driving experience, embodying Peugeot’s dedication to innovation, design, and driving pleasure.

Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, the 5-seater PEUGEOT 3008 SUV boasts a striking exterior design that effortlessly combines strength with elegance while the 7-seater PEUGEOT 5008 SUV features a sleek body, blending modern aesthetics with functional versatility. Both offer a spacious and adaptable interior, providing comfort for every passenger and flexible cargo space to accommodate diverse needs.

With an array of advanced safety features, unparalleled comfort, and a powerful yet efficient engine, the PEUGEOT 3008 SUV and 5008 SUV stand as a testament to Peugeot’s unwavering commitment to delivering excellence in every drive.

GAC MOTOR: An expanded line-up featuring a new hybrid model

As a first-class brand with international influence and excellent quality, GAC Motor will delight visitors with its display of new market entrants: the Emkoo Hybrid, the all-new M8, and the all-new M6 Pro. Included as well are GAC’s stalwart and popular models: the GS3 Emzoom, Empow and GS8. 

The Emkoo Hybrid is a compact SUV that combines cutting-edge technology that guarantees fuel efficiency and enhanced performance. The Emkoo Hybrid keeps the Emkoo’s future-forward design, characterized by its head-turning front fascia and sharp body angles.  Equipped with a state-of-the-art hybrid engine system, it promises both eco-friendly driving and impressive power on the road.

The all-new M8 is a luxury MPV, meticulously crafted to offer the epitome of opulent travel to discerning customers who prioritize comfort, style, and convenience in their driving experience. With its sophisticated design and best-in-class features, the M8 sets a new standard in the premium MPV segment.

A family-friendly people-mover with lots of multi-functional passenger and storage features, the all-new M6 Pro comes in at a very competitive price point in the MPV category.  With amenities that are sure to meet the discerning taste of customers, the M6 Pro checks out in value, reliability, and versatility. 

Also returning to delight eventgoers are the best-selling subcompact crossover GS3 Emzoom, the sleek and high-performance Empow sedan, and the premium yet robust seven-seater GS8 SUV.

JMC: Redefining the pick-up segment with fit-for-purpose trucks

JMC will present Filipino customers with two pickup truck options, the Grand Avenue and the Vigus, each tailored to meet diverse needs and preferences. Both exceptional trucks showcase robust designs and cutting-edge technologies that redefine true on-road and off-road performance in its segment. Engineered for versatility across terrains and tasks, the Grand Avenue and the Vigus deliver proven capability, making them suitable for both work and leisure activities.

Unveiling JMC’s latest lifestyle flagship model, the Grand Avenue stands out as the largest offering in its segment, boasting an impressive array of features. From its bold aesthetics to its turbo-charged powertrain and state-of-the-art innovations, the Grand Avenue exudes confidence on diverse terrains. Beyond its commanding presence, this vehicle prioritizes passenger comfort with a meticulously designed interior, ensuring a smooth and comfortable ride on every journey. Combined with its high-quality craftsmanship and top-notch safety features, the Grand Avenue redefines luxury and performance in its class.

Positioned as JMC’s’ value-for-money offering, the Vigus is a versatile and fuel-efficient daily driver that stands out as the optimal choice for business fleet solutions. The Vigus seamlessly integrates durability and performance into a well-rounded and cost-effective package.

Whether it’s the rugged capability of the Grand Avenue or the versatile utility of the Vigus, JMC offers reliability, performance, and value, ensuring that customers have the perfect pickup solution for their every requirement.

JAC MOTORS: Set to debut at the MIAS with five models

With its official unveiling at the MIAS, JAC Motors is poised to leave a lasting impression on automotive enthusiasts with its diverse range of vehicles.  

JAC Motors’s commitment to engineering excellence is evident in every aspect of its passenger vehicles. By seamlessly integrating modern technology with meticulous craftsmanship, JAC ensures that each vehicle in its range exudes exceptional quality and unwavering dependability.

Moreover, JAC take prides in delivering outstanding value without compromising on quality.  By offering at an accessible price point, JAC aims to surpass the expectations of both drivers and passengers alike, making every journey a memorable one.  

At the MIAS, the JAC line-up will feature the following models: 

  • The JS4 is a stylish sub-compact SUV with a modern design, spacious interior, and cargo capacity.
  • The JS6, JAC’s flagship model, stands out as a premium compact SUV renowned for its futuristic starship design, advanced technology, and luxurious interior appointments, setting it apart from others in its segment. 
  • The JS8 Pro, a 7-seater SUV, caters perfectly to families and groups, boasting generous roominess and delivering top-notch performance and comfort for all its passengers. 
  • JAC will also introduce two pick-up trucks: the T8 Pro and T9. Designed and built to withstand all-terrain driving, water, and mud, the T8 Pro is the ideal road companion for urban travelers with its 4X2 drivetrain while the T9 is JAC’s best bet for adventure seekers when exploring the country.

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