2022 Toyota Vios Cup returns to Clark Speedway on July

Updated Jun 23, 2022 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

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Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) is bringing the excitement of racing back to Filipinos with the return of the Toyota Gazoo Racing (TGR) Vios Cup to Clark International Speedway in Pampanga.

Toyota Motor Philippines' Vios Cup 2022

Toyota Vios Cup returns

The 2022 edition will be different this time as the Japanese automaker will allow fans to witness the race in the grandstand for free. They just need to show their vaccination cards. Last year, participating drivers had to showcase their racecraft without a live audience due to the COVID-19 restrictions, which caused the second leg to be postponements.

Two main events will be featured at the TGR Vios Cup 2022, namely the Circuit Championship and Autocross Challenge. Top racing teams in the Philippines will compete in the Circuit Championship. Racers from the three classes (Super Sporting, Sporting, and Promotional) will keep their pace up to see the checkered flag first.

Meanwhile, celebrities, influencers, and members of the media will participate in the Autocross Challenge. They will try to be at the top of their game while driving through a specially designed race course.

“Over the years, the TGR Vios Cup has been serving as a vehicle for us to champion the local racers, and to bring the thrill of racing to everyone. We thank our ever-growing community of racers and motorsports fans for their support which makes the TGR Vios Cup one of the biggest, longest-running racing events in the Philippines,” said TMP First Vice President for Vehicle Sales Operations Sherwin Chualim.

“With the event welcoming the public to the grandstand once again, it’s the perfect way to bring together the ambitious spirit of the racers and the rousing energy of the fans,” added Chualim.

Toyota Motor Philippines Vios Cup 2022

The Vios Cup brings the thrill of racing [Note: Photo is from 2021 Vios Cup]

The first leg of the TGR Vios Cup 2022 will happen on July 2 starting at 9:30 a.m. Like last year, the race will be live streamed via Toyota Motor Philippines’ (TMP) social media accounts with commentaries, special segments, racer interviews, and audience engagement activities.

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Know more about Toyota Vios 2022

Toyota Vios

Competing in the subcompact sedan segment, the Toyota Vios 2022 is the top sales contributor for the Japanese automaker. The price for the Toyota Vios in the Philippines ranges from PHP 681,000 to PHP 970,000. A total of 10 Toyota Vios cars is offered, with the top-of-the-line Vios GR-S variant coming with a Toyota Vios Philippine price tag of PHP 1,020,000. Two engine options are available in the range, which can be connected to either a 5-speed manual or continuously variable transmission (CVT). Dimensions-wise, the subcompact sedan spans 4,425 mm in length, 1,730 mm in width, and 1,475 mm in height. The main rivals of the Toyota vehicle include the Honda City, Mitsubishi Mirage G4, and Nissan Almera.

The Toyota Vios is not only the best-selling model in the Japanese automaker's lineup, but the entire Philippine market. It serves as a reliable and dependable subcompact sedan for those who are looking for a daily driver. Also, the Vios is proudly Philippine-assembled which supports Filipino automotive workers. Now, the vehicle is competing in its respective class head high using the refreshed body released by Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) in the country last 2020.

₱ 681,000 - ₱ 1,020,000

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