After a hiatus since 2019, the highly-anticipated Subaru Car Challenge (formerly called Subaru Palm Challenge) is making its triumphant return to the Philippines. With that, individuals who embody the spirit of toughness, ruggedness, and versatility just like our Subaru cars have a chance to drive away with the grand prize, a Subaru Crosstrek i-L EyeSight.
To embark on this exciting journey, the initial stage involves taking part in the Subaru Car Challenge at Festival Mall in Alabang on October 28, 2023, starting at 10AM. The top five contenders in this exhilarating endurance challenge will have the opportunity to move one step closer to winning a brand-new Subaru Crosstrek, provided they emerge victorious against their regional rivals in Singapore on November 4-5, 2023.
The Path to Victory: From Philippines to Singapore
On October 28, Motor Image Pilipinas, Inc. (MIP) will be joined by 60 adventurous and resilient individuals as they embark on an exciting and competitive journey in Alabang.
The top five contestants who exhibit unwavering endurance throughout the six elimination challenges will each receive a round-trip ticket and a complimentary four-day, three-night hotel stay in Singapore.
In Singapore, these top five competitors will have the opportunity to demonstrate their skills and determination on a regional stage, proudly representing the Philippines in the 2023 Tan Chong Car Challenge. They will compete against representatives from other Asian markets. The ultimate prize awaiting the winner is none other than the new Subaru Crosstrek i-L EyeSight.
The 2023 Subaru Car Challenge is scheduled to take place on October 28, 2023, at the Expansion Wing of Festival Mall in Alabang, Muntinlupa. This event aims to generate enthusiasm among Subaru car enthusiasts. The strategic choice of venue for the endurance challenge promises to captivate the attention of mallgoers and shoppers, enticing them to support and cheer on the participants.
On the day of the event, participants are required to complete their registration at 8 AM in the Open Decathlon Parking Area. The challenge will commence promptly at 10 AM, following a concise introduction by the event organizers.
There are 20 palm-print stickers affixed to each of the three Contest Cars. Participants will select a random number on a first-come-first-served basis to determine both their Contest Car and the assigned palm position.
Between 10 AM to 4 PM, the 60 lucky contestants will showcase their endurance and agility in the 2023 Subaru Car Challenge. This year’s edition presents contestants with a rigorous series of elimination games that will unfold over the course of six hours. These games are designed to select the top five individuals who will proudly represent the Philippines in Singapore. Each of these exhilarating games is crafted to test the contestants’ physical and mental resilience.
Upon successfully completing the Subaru Car Challenge in the Philippines, the top five contestants move one step closer to the coveted grand prize. Their next challenge awaits them in the thrilling finals of the Tan Chong Car Challenge, scheduled for November 4 to 5, 2023, in the iconic Ngee Ann City of Singapore.
In addition to the top five representing the Philippines with pride, participants from Singapore, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam will compete, braving fatigue and challenging weather conditions, with the goal of being the last person standing with their palm on a Subaru car.
Experience Exhilaration At The Subaru Advanced Technology Drive (SATD)
For Subaru car enthusiasts eager to explore the brand’s latest technologies, here’s your chance to experience them firsthand at the renowned Subaru Advanced Technology Drive (SATD) event, taking place at the Bridgeway Parking area (Decathlon Open Parking).
Participants will get to experience top-selling Subaru favorites such as the Forester and the new Crosstrek through its paces. Visitors participating in SATD will experience the capabilities of Subaru cars through a specially- designed obstacle course that features the following:
- EyeSight 4.0
- Adaptive Cruise Control – automatically adjusts your vehicle’s speed to keep a safe following distance from the vehicle in front
- Pre-Collision Braking – Pre-Collision Braking is now able to alert the driver earlier and automatically brake earlier at low-speed traffic junctions when it detects a potential collision with a pedestrian or any two-wheeler
- Slip Roller
- Experience the maximum grip and minimum slip of Subaru’s Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive and X-MODE, detect wheel slip and redirect power to wheels with traction
- Cross Roller
- Experience how Subaru’s Global Platform, ample ground clearance, X-MODE, and Vehicle Dynamics Control enable the Crosstrek to safely tackle uneven terrain where one wheel is completely lifted off the ground
SATD is complimentary for all participants and will be held concurrently with Subaru Car Challenge.
Come join us at the Decathlon Open Parking from October 27 to 29, 2023. Secure your slot and register for the SATD as early as today: https://www.subaru.asia/ph/en/promotions/events/527/satd/