MG ZS Alpha to take on driving duties for 2020 Miss Universe PH winner

Updated Oct 26, 2020 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

Fit for a queen.

MG Philippines has officially become a partner of the 2020 Miss Universe Philippines. In fact, whoever gets this year’s Miss Universe Philippines crown will be given a brand-new, top-of-the-line MG ZS Alpha.

As a part of the partnership, there’s also a new award named after the MG Philippines. It’s called “The Miss MG Philippines Award” and it will be given to a contestant who “exhibits qualities in every way.”

A picture of the MG ZS with Miss Universe PH liveries.

MG is the official car brand of the 2020 Miss Universe Philippines

And finally, the contender who will emerge as the 2020 Miss Universe Philippines will become an MG Philippines brand ambassador. As such, she will be lending her beauty and personality to MG Philippines’ future campaigns.

Suffice to say, MG Philippines and the Covenant Car Company, Inc. has joined Miss Universe Philippine’s quest for beauty.

The MG ZS Alpha is, of course, fit for a queen. It’s quiet but elegant design is one thing, but it’s also equipped with an extensive safety kit. The aforementioned kit includes anti-lock braking with electronic brake distribution, cornering brake control, hill start assist, tire pressure monitoring, traction control, and electronic brake assist.

Propelling the MG ZS is a 1.5-liter inline-4 engine that can make up to 114 horsepower and 150 Nm of torque. And being a top variant, the ZS Alpha also comes with the “Stargazer” sunroof, as well as an eight-inch touchscreen equipped with Apple CarPlay.

A picture of the MG ZS with Miss Universe PH 2020 decals.

The sleekness and stylishness of the MG ZS is fit for a queen

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According to Alberto B. Arcilla, the President, and CEO of MG Philippines, the MG ZS Alpha is perfect for the winner of this year’s Miss Universe Philippines. The vehicle is youthful, stylish, and representative of the dynamic contestants of the event in question.

Miss Universe Philippines’ Creative Director, Jonas Gaffud also added that:

“This inaugural edition of Miss Universe Philippines has been anything but ordinary. We are glad that we have a partner like MG Philippines who is helping in the mobilization of our people to and from venues, and also for the exceptional ZS Crossover SUV grand prize for this year’s winner. MG Philippines has made this year’s pageant truly extraordinary.”

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Know more about MG ZS 2021


<p>The MG ZS is a subcompact crossover meticulously designed to stand out anywhere. It is well designed, chiseled, and is built with a fleet of safety features. Locally, the new MG ZS is offered in four variants: the MG ZS 1.5 Style MT, the MG ZS 1.5 Style AT, the MG ZS 1.5 Style Plus AT, and the MG ZS 1.5 Alpha AT. You may choose from neutral colors such as Silver Metallic, Arctic Knight, and Black Knight. Marina Blue and Scarlet Red are also available for those who want to brighten up the road.</p>

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Cesar G.B. Miguel

Cesar G.B. Miguel


Cesar is a graduate of AB English with previous experience working as a freelance writer for varied internet publications in-between his former stints in the Pharmaceutical Industry, and later as a First Aid Provider and Training Staff at the Iligan City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office.

Since childhood, Cesar has been keenly interested in cars. He has learned the ins and outs of these marvelous vehicles and is a competent amateur mechanic who is keen on sharing his knowledge.

Cesar is perceptive of car culture in general – not only in the Philippines but in global regard, as well. His knowledge ranges from the prevalent stories and trends among car enthusiasts around the world, to closely following the latest local and international developments in the automotive industry.

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