MG awards 2021 Miss Universe Philippines Bea Gomez with new ZS Alpha

Updated Nov 24, 2021 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

She names it ‘Raven.’

There’s plenty to like about the ever-growing market of crossovers. This type of vehicle offers a sedan-like ride comfort thanks to its unibody chassis while providing SUV-like space for both passengers and cargo. One can say that crossovers are some of the best daily drivers available in the market right now.

2021 Miss Universe Philippines Beatrice Luigi Gomez with MG ZS Alpha

2021 Miss Universe Philippines Beatrice Luigi Gomez with Raven

For a hard worker like 2021 Miss Universe Philippines Beatrice Luigi Gomez, she could use a crossover in fulfilling the duties of her Crown. That said, MG Philippines awarded Gomez a new MG ZS subcompact crossover as she earned the highest honor in the beauty pageant.

“I’m going to name her ‘Raven,’ and she’s going to be my constant companion on all my road trips. I already know that Raven and I are going to make lots of extraordinary memories together, and I look forward to her being my daily drive as I start performing my local duties as Miss Universe Philippines 2021,” said Miss Universe Philippines Beatrice Luigi Gomez.

The MG ZS model given to Miss Universe Philippines Beatrice Luigi Gomez is the Alpha variant with the Moon White paint finish. It offers exclusive features that lower trims don’t such as 17-inch two-tone alloy wheels, sun visors with driver & passenger vanity mirrors, sunglass holder, four more airbags, electronic climate control, and an 8-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay so she can stay connected on the go.

2021 Miss Universe Philippines Bea Gomez with MG ZS Alpha

MG Philippines supports the Miss Universe Philippines

Under the hood, the MG ZS Alpha is powered by a 1.5-liter gasoline engine that is capable of generating 112 hp and 150 Nm of torque. Gomez will benefit from a 4-speed automatic transmission with a manual Tiptronic function for better control of the engine revs.

“As a member of the MG Philippines family, Ms. Gomez will have access to the full suite of aftersales complements and customer benefits that come with owning an MG. But more than that, she will get to enjoy a safe and modern British heritage ride that’s easy to drive and a pleasure to ride in,” said MG Philippines Executive Vice President and Director of Marketing Communications Services Lyn M. Buena.

MG Philippines shared that its entire support is with Beatrice Luigi Gomez as she will represent the Philippines in the upcoming Miss Universe pageant on December 12 in Israel.

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Know more about MG ZS 2023


The MG ZS 2023 is a 5-seater subcompact crossover that is available in the Philippines in four variants. MG ZS 2023 Philippines price is from Php 818,888 to Php 998,888, with the new top-spec ZS-T priced at Php 1,158,888. Under the hood is a 1.5-liter naturally-aspirated inline-4 gasoline engine capable of making 112 horsepower and 150 Nm of torque. Meanwhile, the flagship ZS-T gets a 1.3-liter inline-3 turbocharged gasoline engine good for 109 horsepower and 160 Nm of torque. Included in the gearbox options are 5-speed manual, 4-speed automatic, and 6-speed automatic transmissions.

In terms of size, the ZS spans 4,314 mm in length, 1,809 mm in width, and 1,648 mm in height, with a wheelbase rated at 2,585 mm. In the local market, this British-bred subcompact crossover competes against the likes of the Ford EcoSport, Mazda CX-3, and Geely Coolray.

₱ 818,888 - ₱ 1,158,888

Rex Sanchez

Rex Sanchez


Rex Sanchez grew up in Saudi Arabia where he saw and got into the automotive scene. He started his career for an aviation company in the said region, writing about turbines and rotors which are later distributed for educational purposes. And now, he joined as a staff writer. Currently, he is the youngest on the team and is more than ready to grow in the field.


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