Subaru crowns newest ambassador in Asian Dream Finale

Updated Sep 18, 2020 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

And is going home with a Subaru XV.

Singaporean Tyen Rasif, 25, is crowned as the winner in the inaugural season of the Asian Dream. The episodes of the singing competition were exclusively aired on AXN.

Her rendition of Miley Cyrus’ “Wrecking Ball” ultimately won the judges over, comprised of Michael Bolton, Morissette Amon, Thanh Bui, and Glenn Tan.

Asian Dream winner Tyen Rasif on stage

Asian Dream winner Tyen Rasif

“It feels surreal to me. I never thought I’d actually make it this far and to actually win the competition. I think throughout this competition, there have been many moments where I felt immense pressure because I thought that I might not be good enough. I want to tell anybody out there that if you have a dream, just go for it because passion is going to bring you amazing things", said Tyen Rasif.

Tyen Rasif earned the privilege of performing alongside Grammy award-winner Michael Bolton in his upcoming Asian Dream tour. In addition, she also the newest ambassador of Subaru Asia and is going home with a new Subaru XV.

A gray Subaru XV with white background

The 5-seater Subaru XV subcompact crossover

The Subaru XV is a 5-seater subcompact crossover that offers efficiency and optimum safety. As a new driver, the Subaru XV sure is a great first car for Asian dream winner Tyen Rasif. Powering the Subaru XV is a 2.0-liter engine that makes 154 hp and 196 Nm of torque.

Tyen Rasif bested five other contestants from around Asia. The contestants include Becky Yeung from Hong Kong, Karl Zarate from the Philippines, Linh Tran from Vietnam, Poovaa Sri Rama from Malaysia, and Sasha Ka from Thailand.

Tyen Rasif with Tan Chong International Limited's Mr. Glenn Tan

Tyen Rasif with Tan Chong International Limited's Mr. Glenn Tan [Photo: tyenstagram on IG]

“We would like to congratulate Tyen on the well-deserved win and a big thank you to the rest of the contestants, and judges Michael Bolton and Morissette Amon for a successful run,” said Avani Bhanchawat, vice president, affiliate, media & sponsorship sales of KC Global Media Asia, which owns AXN.

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Subaru XV

<p>The new Subaru XV is a subcompact crossover made to conquer concrete roads and challenging terrains efficiently. Inside and out, it is stylishly built with innovative and exciting features everyone will enjoy. Subaru Philippines is offering one variant of the new XV, the 2.0i-S CVT with EyeSight technology. The&nbsp;Subaru XV carries a sticker price of Php 1.908 million, and it is available in a range of eight colors.</p>

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Rex started off his career in the aviation industry before entering Philkotse as a staff writer. Two things excite him the most: first is staying up to speed with the latest news in the industry that uses engines as their heart and soul. The second is imparting them in a well-detailed manner. His passion for anything with wheels started when he was young – from Tamiyas to family-friendly sedans, and anything in between.

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