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If you weren't able to drop by the 2017 Trans Sport Show last week, you missed out. The event brought together the hottest cars in the country for a showcase of modified rides, restored classics, and even a handful of motorcycles. It was quite a display.

Now before we all start looking forward to next year's Trans Sport Show, let's give a shout out to the winners first. There were a ton of vehicle classes this year, as well as a handful of special awards and prizes. Below are the winners of the event:

*Best of Show – 1995 Toyota Corolla by Vonetrix Radical Creations (owned by Marvin Mendoza)

*Best in Paint – 1995 Toyota Corolla by Vonetrix Radical Creations (owned by Marvin Mendoza)

*Best Bodykit Import – Nissan GT-R by FSR Auto Works (owned by Jayson Syjueco)

*Best Engine Display – 1995 Toyota Corolla by Vonetix Radical Creations (owned by Marvin Mendoza)

*Tuner Award – Subaru WRX CVT by Staunch Performance

*Best Pavilion Display – DZ Racing/Spoon Sport

*Best Van – Toyota Alphard by Equipt Seats

*Best Mini-SUV – Suzuki Jimny by MCC Philippines/Autobot Offroad (owned by Michael Pagauitan)

*Best Recreational SUV – Jeep Rubicon by Wheel Gallery

*Best Millenium Pick Up – Ford Ranger by MCC Philippines/Autobot Offroad (owned by Ryan dela Fuente)

*Best 4x4 Resto Mod – Toyota Land Cruiser BJ40 by Wheel Gallery (owned by Saffiro)

*Best Two-Door Coupe – Bentley Continental GT by JWorks Unlimited (owned by Brespren RPM)

*Best American Muscle – 1966 Ford Mustang GT350 by Classic Speed Car Restoration

*Best Classic Japanese Resto Mod – 1981 Toyota Starlet by Northblock Auto Detailing (owned by Julius Avenido)

*Best Classic Japanese Stock – 1986 Mitsubishi Lancer by Northblock Auto Detailing (owned by Gary Domingo)

*Best Exotic – Ferrari 488 GTB by Astron 7 Luxury Cars

*Best European Hatch – Mercedes-Benz A200 by Starbright Bodykits (owned by Maria Teresa Shitara)


*Best Historic – Mercedes-Benz 300 by A-Plus Restoration (owned by Ramon Raymundo)

*Best Honda EK – 2000 Honda Civic SiR by Dawg Motorsports (owned by JJ Beredo)

*Best Honda FC – Honda Civic by Red Octagon/Carbonzon (owned by James Liao)

*Best Japanese AWD Sport – 2011 Subaru Impreza ST by Elite Project Motorsports (owned by Matthe Marley)

*Best Japanese Contemporary Compact – 1995 Honda Civic by Autogenix Carworx/ Asian Coatings (owned by Les Syquiaco)

*Best Japanese Sports Car – 1993 Mazda RX7 by Elite Project Motorsports (owned by Gold Lao)

*Best Millennium Asian Compact -2006 Honda Civic ED by O2WRX/JDM (owned by Froilan dela Rosa)

*Best Sub-Compact – Ford Fiesta by Liwanag Magwheels Restoration/1MJ (owned by Neil Reyes)

Chances are, many of these vehicles ended up on your Instagram feeds over the Trans Sport Show weekend. Here's to hoping next year's edition will be just as good, if not better. Congratulations to all the winners.


Drei Laurel
Staff Writer
Drei's passion for driving began not behind the wheel of a car, but in front of a keyboard and computer screen, playing 'Need For Speed' for hours on end with his twin brother.
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