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The cars to see at the 27th Trans Sport Show

They look better in the metal, of course

Atoy Customs' drift car is in the house. PHOTO BY MANSKEE NASCIMENTO

After more than a quarter of a century of bringing you some of the best vehicles and products in the aftermarket industry, the 27th Trans Sport Show returns once more and is now in full swing. The four-day spectacle is geared to deliver another memorable experience for casual visitors and zealous enthusiasts alike.

A well-used BMW M3 race car rests smugly at the AutoPerformance booth. PHOTO BY MANSKEE NASCIMENTO

When you step into the SMX Convention Center, we suggest you stop first at the joint booth of AutoPerformance and Victor Hardware, where a BMW M3 race car is the centerpiece. Francis Aguila, Paolo Arespacochaga and Albert Chung just launched an official partnership between the two brands. These guys have definitely stepped up their game in bringing aftermarket services to their clients.

Alex Restoration is still creating magic. PHOTOS BY MANSKEE NASCIMENTO

Alex Restoration hasn’t lost its touch as it keep things classy and shiny as ever. A sleek and beefy Shelby Cobra kit car and a 1970 Mercedes-Benz 280 SL are showcased here.

Import Hookup and Lamborghini Manila are two good reasons to visit the show. PHOTOS BY MANSKEE NASCIMENTO

There’s a lot of eye candy at the Import Hookup display of Keith Bryan Haw located at the center of the show floor. There’s enough luxury and muscle here to build a small village. Just wow! You also can’t miss the Huracán Performante and Huracán Spyder at the adjacent Lamborghini Manila booth.

Is this new Nissan SUV still a mystery? PHOTO BY MANSKEE NASCIMENTO

Elsewhere, Nissan Philippines takes things a step further by finally removing the wraps off its “mystery SUV,” now wrapped in camouflage. This is your chance to see this vehicle up close after its recent roadworthiness test across Luzon. The launch finale may just well be around the bend.

Here are more images of what you can expect to see at the show. Tickets are just P100 a pop and senior citizens pay only P80 per head. You have until tomorrow (May 20) to bring your family and friends.

These cool cars all look so much more dynamic up close. Go check them out. PHOTOS BY MANSKEE NASCIMENTO

Manskee Nascimento

Manskee is a music-loving petrolhead who specializes in car care. He finds peace in long drives to and from his home in La Union.