Press Coverage


  • 19 JAN 2017 The Neo Dimension - Over 47,000 visitors at Singapore Motorshow 2017
    The Singapore Motorshow concluded another successful run at the 2017 event with a turnout of more than 47,000 people attending the event at the Suntec Convention and Exhibition Centre between 12 to 15 January, 2017. This year’s visitors were treated to a display of more than 200 cars from 28 brands.
  • 19 JAN 2017 The Business Times - Muted COE demand despite motor show
    Certificate of entitlement (COE) premiums ended mostly lower at the latest tender yesterday, despite expectations of higher demand whipped up by the just-ended Singapore Motorshow.
  • 19 JAN 2017 The Straits Times - Muted COE demand despite motor show (print)
    Certificate of entitlement (COE) premiums ended mostly lower at the latest tender yesterday, despite expectations of higher demand whipped up by the just-ended Singapore Motorshow.
  • Borneo Motors Singapore, Toyota's authorised distributor, announced its vision to augment its sport utility vehicle range in Singapore to cater to the demand for the category at the Singapore Motor Show 2017, held at Suntec Singapore from 12th to 15th January.
  • 16 JAN 2017 CarbuyerSG - Secrets of the Mazda MX-5 RF
    When you exit a room in Japan, you’re supposed to close the door quietly. It’s a cultural thing, says Hitoshi Takamatsu, the project leader who oversaw development of the Mazda MX-5. That explains why the electric roof of the stunning MX-5 RF slows down just before latching into place — the last thing Takamatsu wanted was for it to seem to be slamming shut, the way some convertible roofs do.
  • Volkswagen Singapore debuted the new Tiguan and Beetle Cabriolet at the Singapore Motor Show 2017, which happened from 12th to 15th January. The new Volkswagen Tiguan and Beetle Cabriolet made their local debuts at the Volkswagen stand during the Singapore Motor Show 2017.
  • If you are a fan of the Singapore Motorshow, you will know that the prestigious motoring event isn’t just great for indulging your car fantasies (and babe ogling) but also star gazing. Apart from new car launches and stunt-driving performances, the annual event at Suntec Singapore also saw appearances by Mediacorp actors Tay Ping Hui, Paige Chua and Jesseca Liu.
  • The Singapore Motor Show is back again on its third consecutive year after a 6-year hiatus held from January 12 to 15 at the Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Center.
  • The Kia Niro Hybrid made its debut at the recent Singapore Motor Show, after it was first introduced at the Chicago Auto Show in February 2016. The B-segment hybrid SUV (Kia’s first-ever dedicated hybrid) is priced at SGD109,999 (RM343,614) with a Certificate of Entitlement (COE), and includes a 10-year battery and engine warranty, along with a five-year/unlimited mileage general warranty.
  • 14 JAN 2017 Burnpavement.com - Singapore Motorshow 2017 - Part 2
    Our coverage of 2017’s iteration of Singapore’s largest motoring event continues.
  • Meet the charming beauties that left everyone all hot and bothered at Suntec City!
  • 9tro checks out the biggest car show here in the Lion City!
  • 14 JAN 2017 The Straits Times - New rides in 2017 (print)
    New models that are not featured at the Singapore Motorshow, but are slated to arrive this year include Ferrari's replacement for its five-year-old F12berlinetta, McLaren's successor to its three-year-old 650S supercar codenamed P14, Ssangyong's Rexton SUV and Subaru's XV crossover based on the latest Impreza.
  • 14 JAN 2017 The Straits Times - New cars hitting the shop floor this year
    New models that are not featured at the Singapore Motorshow, but are slated to arrive this year include Ferrari's replacement for its five-year-old F12berlinetta, McLaren's successor to its three-year-old 650S supercar codenamed P14, Ssangyong's Rexton SUV and Subaru's XV crossover based on the latest Impreza.
  • New models that are not featured at the Singapore Motorshow, but are slated to arrive this year include Ferrari's replacement for its five-year-old F12berlinetta, McLaren's successor to its three-year-old 650S supercar codenamed P14, Ssangyong's Rexton SUV and Subaru's XV crossover based on the latest Impreza.
  • 14 JAN 2017 The Straits Times - Glitz blitz (print)
    Despite the dour economic outlook, looming corporate restructuring and an expected dip in COE supply this year, the Singapore Motorshow goes on. As before, this weekend's show is an unabashedly sales-oriented event. That said, there is an unusually huge array of new model launches and previews to liven things up.
  • Despite the dour economic outlook, looming corporate restructuring and an expected dip in COE supply this year, the Singapore Motorshow goes on. As before, this weekend's show is an unabashedly sales-oriented event. That said, there is an unusually huge array of new model launches and previews to liven things up.
  • Despite the dour economic outlook, looming corporate restructuring and an expected dip in COE supply this year, the Singapore Motorshow goes on. As before, this weekend's show is an unabashedly sales-oriented event. That said, there is an unusually huge array of new model launches and previews to liven things up.
  • 14 JAN 2017 Carbuyer SG - Singapore Motorshow 2017's Best Models
    With the launch of the Singapore Motorshow 2017, everyone can catch the latest models as well as eye-candy standing around! We managed to coax some of the beauties to pose for some lovely shots for your viewing pleasure.
  • Stunt driver Russ Swift is something of a fixture at the Singapore Motorshow, having appeared in all three of the most recent iterations of the event, bringing fun and physics-defying stunts to participants and the audience with his driving show.
  • Highlighting quickest coupes and sports cars from the 2017 Singapore Motorshow.
  • Yesterday was the first day of Singapore Motorshow 2017. Thanks Borneo Motors for the invite, I was able to preview the Toyota All-New C-HR or Coupe-High Rider and the Toyota Mirror Harrier. There is no availability of the C-HR yet. And there is no other information if Borneo Motors is bringing in the Harrier or not.
  • The Singapore Motorshow typically sees car dealers whip out their best deals and promos, but how do you tell if it's worth your while? Well we've compiled an exhaustive list of all of the prices for cars on sale at the show. All prices quoted include COE unless specified.
  • The Singapore Motorshow returns bigger and better for the third year at Suntec Singapore. Spread over two floors, the event will see 22 new launches and feature more than 200 models on display from 25 participating brands. And you know what that means – more car-show babes working the ground (and stealing the thunder from models of the four-wheeled kind).
  • While the Singapore Motorshow is not exactly the biggest automotive event in the region, it is the most important one on our sunny island. After a long hiatus of eight years, the Singapore Motorshow was rebooted again in 2015, continuing to expand in 2016 and finally cumulating in the spectacle we all witnessed in 2017.
  • 13 JAN 2017 Channel NewsAsia - Singapore Motorshow off to roaring start
    Car enthusiasts have much to cheer about this week as the Singapore Motorshow rolls into town. The four-day event got off to a roaring start on Thursday (Jan 12) with more new car launches than before - 22, compared to 16 in 2016, stunt driver Russ Swift’s death defying swerves and manoeuvres, and more than 200 vehicles on display.
  • Back again for its third year, the highly anticipated Singapore Motor Show 2017 saw a total of 200 vehicles on display, courtesy of 28 car brands. From high-performance sports cars, luxury sedans to Sport Utility Vehicles (SUV) and everything in between, it looks like an exciting year ahead for car enthusiasts.
  • 13 JAN 2017 HuneyzWorld.blogspot.sg - My Visit To Toyota Booth At Singapore Motorshow 2017
    Singapore Motorshow has returned in 2017 at Suntec City Convention & Exhibition Center Level 4 and I was privileged to be invited to attend the Media Preview on 12th January 2016! One of the biggest exhibitors at Singapore Motorshow 2017 is none other than Toyota, which synonymous with quality, durability and reliability to most drivers and mechanics I know.
  • Thinking of visiting the 2017 Singapore Motor Show this weekend at the Suntec City? Be sure to look out for these eye-catchers while you’re there as you trawl the halls of the convention centre, for they are sure to turn your head and make you go ‘Wow’.
  • 13 JAN 2017 Yahoo! Singapore News - Four cars for under $110K from the Singapore Motorshow
    Think of the Space Star as the prettier, more playful sister to the Attrage, the four-door car beloved by Uber drivers everywhere. That tells you what to expect: a tiny turning radius (4.6m) to make city driving a cinch, and a damn frugal 1.2-litre engine that sips just 4.3L/100km on average.
  • SEKURANG-KURANGNYA 16 model baru akan dilancarkan dan lebih 200 kereta dipamerkan dalam Singapore Motorshow yang ketiga kali tahun ini. Pameran selama empat hari sejak semalam, dianjurkan di Pusat Konvensyen dan Pameran Suntec Singapore oleh Persatuan Pedagang Kereta Singapura (MTA) iaitu sebuah kumpulan yang majoritinya pengimport kereta baru.
  • If you’re looking to catch a glimpse of the latest cars, the Singapore Motorshow 2017 is probably the hottest ticket in town. More than 20 automotive brands have a presence at the show, with several models, including the Kia Niro, Renault Megane and Volkwagen Tiguan, making their debut locally.
  • 13 JAN 2017 Burnpavement.com - Singapore Motorshow 2017 - Part 1
    It is that time of the year again, where Singapore’s automotive industry converge under the large Suntec City roof. New models being launched, car companies showing off their extensive range of cars and even stunt shows; largely a recycled formula from the last, but it seemed to work well among local consumers who are out hunting for the best deals.
  • 13 JAN 2017 Carbuyer.com.sg - Singapore Motorshow 2017: Swankiest Cars
    The trendiest, swankiest, coolest etc. cars from the 2017 Singapore Motorshow.
  • Car manufacturers have been tinkering around with technology for years now. However, 2017 seems to be the year that everything gets taken up a notch. We have already seen plenty of interest in autonomous cars at CES this year. Now, here in Singapore, we see the future of car sales as well. Audi, one of the leading names, is showing off what you can do with Virtual Reality when selling cars.
  • Car-design experience is not just a gimmick for the Singapore Motorshow, but the future of personalised customer pampering, according to the brand.
  • 13 JAN 2017 TODAY (print) - Wheelers and dealers
    Russ Swift Stunt Show at the opening day of Singapore Motorshow 2017 yesterday. Organised by the Motor Traders Association of Singapore, this year’s event will see a showcase of more than 200 vehicles, at least 16 new car launches and the return of renowned stunt driver Russ Swift’s breathtaking performance.
  • If you’re looking to catch a glimpse of the latest cars, the Singapore Motorshow 2017 is probably the hottest ticket in town. More than 20 automotive brands have a presence at the show, with several models, including the Kia Niro, Renault Megane and Volkwagen Tiguan, making their debut locally.
  • The cool cars of the 2017 Singapore Motor Show
  • The doors are open at Suntec and the Singapore Motorshow 2017 is officially underway until Sunday. Car dealers will be doing their level best to rack up sales while, on the other side of the fence, bargain hunters will be on the lookout for the best deals.
  • While diesels, hybrids and plug-ins stil make up a minority of the car population here, 2016 saw non-petrol cars in these categories hit all-time highs in terms of sales and population. With talks of economic downturns and penny pinching, who wouldn't want a car that can go as far as possible on the fewest pennies?
  • 12 JAN 2017 Berita Harian Online - Motor Image lancar Subaru Impreza
    Motor Image, pengedar eksklusif kenderaan Subaru di sembilan negara Asia termasuk Malaysia melancarkan Subaru Impreza baharu sempena Singapore Motorshow 2017. Lebih menarik, model generasi kelima itu ditawarkan buat kali pertama menggunakan teknologi terkini Subaru Global Platform.
  • 12 JAN 2017 TODAY - Last chance saloons?
    A fortune teller might use a crystal ball to try and predict the future, but the motor trade has something far better: Demographic information. And given that, this year looks like it may be the last chance for buyers to pick up a new car at or near current prices, before they begin a long-term climb.
  • The three-day Singapore Motorshow returns for the third year. The event, held at Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, will feature more than 20 vehicle brands.
  • The Singapore Motorshow made its big return in 2015, after a six-year hiatus. Last year’s show was, by all standards, an even bigger success, with more floor space and a longer list of exhibitors. Mr Glenn Tan, president of the MTA (Motor Traders Association of Singapore), said that last year’s show drew over 58,000 visitors.
  • A deft turn. The screech of tyres. And the car slides swiftly into the narrow gap between two cars. While the average driver takes a few tries to manoeuvre his car into a parallel parking slot, 65-year-old stunt driver Russ Swift does it in one smooth stroke.
  • 11 JAN 2017 Yahoo! Singapore News - 5 handy hacks for the Singapore Motorshow 2017
    The Singapore Motorshow 2017 opens its doors to the public tomorrow and runs until Sunday, and the car dealers who represent 25 brands between them will be hoping for brisk business. But with plenty else to see over two floor at the Suntec exhibition centre, here’s a handy list of hacks to get the best experience from the event.
  • 09 JAN 2017 Timeout Singapore - Singapore Motorshow 2017
    Buckle up all you motorheads – race down to this month's Singapore Motorshow. Feast your eyes on sleek supercars on display from 30 automobile brands and be one of the first to witness the South-East Asian debut of Audi’s latest models from The A Team series, including the Audi R8 Spyder.
  • 07 JAN 2016 TODAY (Print) - 10 cars to look forward to in 2017
    More than 60 new or improved models are set to hit the car market this year, many of which will appear at the Singapore Motorshow next week. But there is life beyond the Motorshow, and the rest of the year will see continued activity from car dealers eager to tempt buyers with the latest in the industry.
  • 07 JAN 2017 ST Cars - Punchy Pulsar
    The last time The Straits Times ran a review of the Nissan Pulsar was back in the 1980s. The car was a rudimentary runabout and largely forgettable, which explains its long absence since. The new Pulsar changes all that. It is a punchy compact, thanks to a 1.2-litre turbo heart first seen in the popular Nissan Qashqai.
  • 07 JAN 2017 The Straits Times (Print) - Punchy Pulsar
    The last time The Straits Times ran a review of the Nissan Pulsar was back in the 1980s. The car was a rudimentary runabout and largely forgettable, which explains its long absence since. The new Pulsar changes all that. It is a punchy compact, thanks to a 1.2-litre turbo heart first seen in the popular Nissan Qashqai.
  • 07 JAN 2017 The Straits Times (Online) - Punchy Pulsar
    The last time The Straits Times ran a review of the Nissan Pulsar was back in the 1980s. The car was a rudimentary runabout and largely forgettable, which explains its long absence since. The new Pulsar changes all that. It is a punchy compact, thanks to a 1.2-litre turbo heart first seen in the popular Nissan Qashqai.
  • Singapore Art Week begins this week! Wind down after the weekend's shindigs this week and hit the galleries as a number of artists are holding their exhibition openings, and then be starstruck at the end of the week by PJ Harvey, who’ll be performing at the Esplanade.
  • More than 60 new or improved models are set to hit the car market this year, many of which will appear at the Singapore Motorshow next week. But there is life beyond the Motorshow, and the rest of the year will see continued activity from car dealers eager to tempt buyers with the latest in the industry.
  • 06 JAN 2017 The Straits Times (Print) - COE prices for cars increase
    COE premiums in the open category, which is applicable to any vehicle type but is typically used for big cars, increased by 5.2 per cent. Prices in that category rose from $50,389 to $53,001. Singapore Vehicle Traders Association first vice-president Raymond Tang said that car COE prices could have increased due to the upcoming Singapore Motorshow from Jan 12 to 15.
  • 06 JAN 2017 The Straits Times (Online) - COE prices for cars increase
    COE premiums in the open category, which is applicable to any vehicle type but is typically used for big cars, increased by 5.2 per cent. Prices in that category rose from $50,389 to $53,001. Singapore Vehicle Traders Association first vice-president Raymond Tang said that car COE prices could have increased due to the upcoming Singapore Motorshow from Jan 12 to 15.
  • At least 16 new models will be launched and more than 200 vehicles will be on display at the Singapore Motorshow when it returns for its third year running, said organisers on Thursday (Jan 5). Cars like the Toyota C-HR, as well as brand new models from Audi, Honda, Hyundai, Jaguar Land Rover, Subaru, Kia and Nissan will be on display at the four-day event, which takes place between Jan 12 and 15 at Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre.
  • Niro pricing has been revealed at $109,999 with COE which means it undercuts the Hyundai Ioniq ($118,888 with COE) and Toyota Prius ($131,888 with COE) significantly. Prices for the latter two won't drop as COE results for January 2017's first round ended slightly higher. Kia is also offering a 10-year battery warranty, 10-year engine warranty, and five-year general warranty.
  • The Singapore Motorshow 2017 is happening from 12 – 15 January 2017 at Levels 3 and 4, Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre. Ticket price ranges from $6 to $10. More information can be found on their official website.
  • 02 JAN 2017 Carbuyer.com.sg - New Cars 2017: Renault to Volvo
    It seems all the really popular machines are crammed in the last bit of the alphabet. We've taken you from A to C, F to L, and M to P in our preceding three-part series on all the new cars launching in Singapore in 2017. They're packed full of fast, desirable beauties like the Honda Civic Type R, Mazda MX-5 RF, plus upper crust offerings like the new Lexus IS, new BMW 5 Series and Porsche Panamera.
  • 31 DEC 2016 Carbuyer.com.sg - New Cars 2017: Mazda to Porsche
    Could you be looking at a showstopper right here? The car above is Mazda's beautiful, hard-top version of the MX-5 Roadster and it will be making an appearance at the Singapore Motor Show 2017 and on track for launch in Singapore next year. Mercedes-Benz is also rolling out a slew of new models too, including the drop-top version of the AMG GT.
  • 30 DEC 2016 Carbuyer.com.sg - New Cars 2017: Ferrari to Lexus
    Honda has a monster coming to Singapore this year with the cracking 310bhp turbocharged Civic Type R due to arrive. Those with less of a need for speed or blistered wheelarches (and wallets) will love the Civic hatch, which may be powered by a Cat-A friendly 1.0-litre turbo engine.
  • Back again for the third year in a row, the Singapore Motorshow 2017 aims to present a spectacular showcase for car enthusiasts with virtual reality (VR) experiences, stunt driving shows and entertainment for all ages. It happens between January 12-15, 2017 at Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre.
  • Back again for the third year in a row, the Singapore Motorshow 2017 aims to present a spectacular showcase for car enthusiasts with virtual reality (VR) experiences, stunt driving shows and entertainment for all ages. It happens between January 12-15, 2017 at Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre.
  • 22 DEC 2016: Carbuyer.com.sg - Toyota C-HR to be unveiled in January
    Borneo Motors will get the Toyota C-HR, meaning the funky compact crossover will be an official Toyota model for Singapore. No announcement has been made but the company has invited the local press to an unveiling of “the latest additions to its SUV line-up” at the Singapore Motor Show in January.
  • Following the success of the 2016 show which drew over 58,000 visitors, The Singapore Motorshow will return bigger and better from January 12 to 15, 2017 at Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre. Spread across two floors of exhibition space featuring more then 20 highlight vehicle brands, automotive accessories, lifestyle products and services.
  • 14 SEP 2016: Merlionwayfarer.blogspot.com - Singapore Motorshow 2017 – Coming Soon!
    For the third consecutive year, the Singapore Motorshow will return to Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre from January 12 to 15, 2017. Featuring more than 20 vehicle brands, the Singapore Motorshow 2017 is presented by Motor Traders Association of Singapore (MTA), in collaboration with MediaCorp.
  • 09 SEP 2016: Burn Pavement - Singapore Motorshow Returning in 2017
    The Singapore Motorshow will return to the Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre from January 12 to 15, 2017. Featuring more than 20 vehicle brands, the Singapore Motorshow 2017 is presented by Motor Traders Association of Singapore (MTA), in collaboration with MediaCorp.
  • 03 SEP 2016: TODAY Online - Good news for petrolheads
    The Singapore Motorshow 2017 will be held from Jan 12 to 15 at Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre. Expect to see more than 20 vehicle brands and veteran stunt driver Russ Swift at the show, which will be presented by the Motor Traders Association of Singapore (MTA), in collaboration with Mediacorp.
  • 03 SEP 2016: The Straits Times Online - Singapore Motorshow is back
    The Singapore Motorshow will return from Jan 12 to 15 next year at Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre. It will feature more than 20 vehicle nameplates and a slew of accessory and lifestyle brands on two floors. Tickets are priced at $6 each for entry on weekdays and $8 for entry on weekends.
  • 02 SEP 2016: The Malay Mail Online - Good news for petrolheads
    The Singapore Motorshow 2017 will be held from Jan 12 to 15 at Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre. Expect to see more than 20 vehicle brands and veteran stunt driver Russ Swift at the show, which will be presented by the Motor Traders Association of Singapore (MTA), in collaboration with Mediacorp.
  • For the third consecutive year, the Singapore Motor Show will return to Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre from 12th to 15th January 2017. Featuring more than 20 vehicle brands, the Singapore Motor Show 2017 is presented by Motor Traders Association of Singapore (MTA); in collaboration with MediaCorp.
  • For the third consecutive year, the Singapore Motor Show will return to Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre from 12th to 15th January 2017. Featuring more than 20 vehicle brands, the Singapore Motor Show 2017 is presented by Motor Traders Association of Singapore (MTA); in collaboration with MediaCorp.
  • 30 AUG 2016: 9tro.com - 2017 Singapore Motorshow Returns
    The city state's premiere motorshow is set to return from the 12th to 15th January 2017! Singapore: For the third consecutive year, the Singapore Motorshow will return to Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre from January 12 to 15, 2017.