AFTER its debut at the recent Beijing Auto Show, the newest, most technologically advanced, and top of the line Haima V70 MPV made its official entry in the Philippines.
Haima Philippines recently unveiled the latest addition to its growing fleet of luxury vehicles last Friday at the LausGroup Event Centre in the City of San Fernando with loyal and aspiring Haima owners as witnesses.
Laus Group of Companies Chairman and CEO Levy P. Laus and Haima Philippines General Manager Donald Calma together with Haima Automobile International Corporation General Manager Fred Huang officially led the unveiling, which Huang noted as a breakthrough between Haima and the Laus Group.
“This is another positive event between Haima and the Laus Group. Haima has a clear vision for future developments in domestic and overseas market, particularly in the Philippines which is one of the most important market for the corporation. We further develop our business here in the country by bringing in new models like the all new Haima V70 MPV,” Huang said.
“Our product portfolio has several segments including sedan, MPV, SUV, and minivan. In addition to the traditional gasoline vehicles, Haima has started to develop new energy vehicles and several electrical vehicle models. In the next five years, Haima will invest more than $700 million in new product developments to meet market demand,” he added.
The general manager then lauded the Laus Group for the success of the dealership not only in the countryside but in the whole country.
“For over six years, we have seen how Haima Philippines has grown and become known to the public. Thanks to the leadership of Mr. Levy Laus and the efforts of all the team members of the Laus Group,” he said.
For his part, Laus said that “We are happy that we have new products to offer to our Haima customers. When it comes to quality and value for money, our new models will not disappoint. Our vehicles have improved a lot and we are delighted to offer these to our customers, who were with us since the very start. With the addition of the new Haima V70 MPV, definitely we will continue to serve and offer all the best to our customers as we aspire to give them overall satisfaction.”
The new Haima V70 MPV is classified best in class in the leading MPV category in specifications and dimensions.
Designed by top Italian automotive designer Luciano D. Ambrocio, it boasts of comfortable space, elegant interior, and advanced technology, security, and safety features.
Among its most significant assets are its keyless entry and push button start, 8-inch LCD monitor with touch screen interface, foldable premium leather seats and 4 captain chairs, as well as its power tilt sliding moonroof.
It is also equipped with i-Drive Multifunction Control which is ergonomically located on the center panel of the vehicle. Furthermore, the new V70 has an electronic parking brake for easy use when engaging the park brake.
For superior handling, the V70 is also equipped with MacPherson Front Suspension and E-shaped Multilink Independent Rear Suspension for excellent riding comfort and stability on the road.
Another advantage of the V70 is its 23 functional and convenient compartments and storage space. It is furnished with cup holders, globe box compartment, center console and side pockets, as well as spacious trunk perfect for long trips and family getaways. The all new Haima V70 MPV starts at P1,099,00 for the most basic variant.
Haima Philippines also made another feat during the event by launching its sleek and newly upgraded Haima M3 –refreshed with new intelligent, European design, and comfortable and safety features.
The enhanced M3 is equipped with 7-inch LCD display monitor, smart key with push start/stop button, and passive entry passive key with signal reception distance from 1m to 1.5m.
It also boasts of new Eagle Wind Front Face design with upgraded front headlamps, grill and fog lamps and LED Day time running lamps.
For higher security protection, the M3 is armed with an anti-lock braking system plus electronic brake force distribution, Hydraulic braking assist, and Bosch 9th generation ESP. It is also equipped with a rear sensor and camera for an easy and hassle-free parking.
With its outstanding quality, fuel efficiency, powerful handling, and elegant design, aspiring Haima M3 owners are sure to get their money’s worth for the introductory price of P849,000.
Haima Philippines General Manager Donald Calma noted that Haima enthusiasts can visit and check out the latest generation Haima M3 and Haima V70 MPV at Haima’s seven dealerships nationwide.
“We are now ready to accept reservations and we are inviting our prospective buyers to visit us, test drive the new models and feel the difference. They can visit us at our branches in Pampanga, Dau, Baguio, Bataan, Baliwag, Calasiao, and Urdaneta. They can also call (045) 961 4553/(045) 435 2106 and 0918-854-2210 or log on to www.haima.com.ph,” he said.
The grand launch was highlighted by an electrifying song and dance numbers by the ultimate performer and timeless diva Vina Morales. Guests were also given P20,00 discount vouchers which they can avail of with every Haima V70 MPV or M3 purchase.
A raffle draw was also held wherein Lina F. Velez won a ticket for two to Shanghai China with 4 days and 3 nights hotel accommodation and trip to Shanghai Disneyland.
Rogelio Calulut, a loyal Haima FStar owner from the City of San Fernando, said that he is delighted with the continuous support, service, and offerings of the autodealership.
“We are happy that Haima Philippines continue to appreciate us, the customers. They have regular promos and events like this, which they always invite us and our family. For that we are thankful and we feel valued,” he said. (Erika Mariel Gines)