The Covenant Car Company, Inc. (TCCCI) – MG Philippines signed as the official car provider of the inaugural Miss Universe Philippines (MUP) 2020 competition.
2020 will be the first time in Filipino pageant history that a locally-produced Miss Universe competition will entertain the bids of all Filipina aspirants to the crown. Meanwhile, the winner of the competition will represent the country in the international competition.
National Director of Miss Universe Philippines Shamcey Supsup-Lee pointed out that MUP is looking for a phenomenal Filipina who can be an innovator in everything that she does, which includes driving an innovative car as well.
“With its edgy design and also modern and practical features, we believe that MG, together with the winner of Miss Universe Philippines, can empower people to do great and beautiful things,” she continued.
These British heritage cars will be used by the candidates and MUP organization as they travel to and from various pageant requirements until the coronation night. Moreover, the winner of Miss Universe Philippines will get to take home a brand new MG ZS Alpha Crossover SUV.
The MG ZS is provided with an efficient 1.5-liter naturally aspirated engine that produces 114 horsepower and 150 Nm of torque, an 8-inch LCD infotainment unit equipped with Apple CarPlay™, a push start/stop button, a multi-function steering wheel, a host of modern driving aids such as a reverse camera, Antilock Brake System, Cornering Brake Control, Electronic Brake Assist, Electronic Brake Distribution, Hill Start Assist, Tire Pressure Monitoring System, and a Traction Control System, and huge panoramic “Stargazer” sunroof that is perfect for pleasant weather.
“Each modern MG vehicle inspires confidence in its drivers and passengers and empowers them with a driving and ownership experience like no other,” said Atty. Alberto B. Arcilla, President and CEO of MG Philippines.
In 2019, MG climbed up the ranks among locally available auto brands and slotted itself firmly in the ninth overall spot.