C! Magazine, one of the country’s leading industry-focused magazines once again recognized the Country’s best cars on its 7th Annual C! Awards. Two among 5 entries of Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corp. (MMPC) were recognized in this prestigious 7th Annual C! Awards. The ASX GLS SE and Montero Sport GTV were proclaimed as the best in their respective categories.
ASX GLS SE was hailed as C! Awards Best Crossover. Introduced in mid-2010 the ASX is an ideal compact crossover which achieves superior utility and running performance, excellent environmental efficiency and refined interior and exterior. The ASX GLS SE is powered by 4B11 2.0 liter Mitsubishi Innovative Valve Timing Electronic Control (MIVEC) engine and gets a multi-mode 4WD system that can be controlled via a rotary knob located at the floor console which allows selection of three drivetrain mode settings 2WD, 4WD and Lock. In addition, the ASX is also well-known for its superb safety features which in fact was given the highest 5-star rating in the 2011 European New Car Assessment Programme and similarly received the same recognition in the Australian safety testing Austrasian New Car Assessment Progamme.
Another C! Awards winner is the bestselling Montero Sport GTV. With less than a year of its introduction the Montero Sport GTV has already captured its market. Recognized as 7th Annual C! Awards Compact SUV, the Montero Sport GTV is powered by a 2.5 Liter In-Line DOHC 16-Valve with Variable Geometry Turbocharger and Intercooler 4D56 diesel engine. The Montero Sport GTV is also equipped with 5-Speed INVECS-II automatic transmission with Sportronic mode and complemented with Magnesium Alloy paddle shifters for spirited and exhilarating drive. Another feature which makes the Montero Sport GTV deliver an outstanding off-road performance is the Super Select 4WD. With Super Select 4WD torque distribution is controlled to the front and rear for superior handling and easy operation in broad range of surfaces. With its features that bring out the fun and excitement in driving this SUV, truly the Montero Sport is a winner in its category!
The 7th Annual C! Awards was recently held at One Esplanade. Receiving MMPC’s accolades were First Vice President for Sales and Marketing Mr. Dante Santos and Advertising and Public Relations Manager Mr. Arlan Reyes, Jr.