Singapore- This year marks the Fifth year of the Singapore Motorshow. Since Glenn Tan, President of Singapore’s Motor Traders Association and Deputy Chairman and Managing Director of Tan Chong Interational, took the reigns in 2015, the show has grown by leaps and bounds.
This year, 31 automotive brands actively participated with 25 new car launches every hour for the whole day during its opening last January 11. More than a 100 cars were on display as enthusiasts from as far as Malaysia trooped to the massive Suntec Convention and Exhibition Center along Raffles Blvd in
Visitors to the weeklong automotive extravaganza witnessed stunt-driving performances by World renowned precision driver Russ Swift; motoring lifestyle products and services; plus great deals on purchasing a car.
Taking center stage
As with most gasoline powered vehicles, the e-Boxer starts off in Electric Vehicle (EV) mode and its gas engine kicks in to work in tandem once the car has picked up speed. Subaru fans will be happy to know that the e-Boxer retains the brand’s famed symmetrical all-wheel drive system for optimal handling on any road condition and weather.
Hyundai continues to innovate as it presented its Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) KONA
Hyundai continues to make headway with the all-electric KONA
For fans of the greatest 4x4x far, Land Rover took the wraps off the Range Rover PHEV. Powered by a combination of a 2.0 liter turbo-charged engine that works in tandem with an electric motor, the combined 404bhp means that this sports Ute is no pushover. Land Rover stated that the performance was not compromised as this Range Rover PHEV is capable of returning an average of just 3.6 liters per 100 kms. On a full battery, this PHEV can take you 51kms
Nissan followed up the success of the e-Note version with the Serena e-Power which falls under the MPV category. The Leaf, which is Japan’s most successful electric vehicle next to the Toyota Prius, has a claimed range of 300kms on a full charge.
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