Singapore Motorshow opens with over 20 new car model launches

The Singapore Motorshow opens on Jan 11 with over two dozen new model launches - the biggest number since the event started a quarter century ago.
The Singapore Motorshow opens on Jan 11 with over two dozen new model launches - the biggest number since the event started a quarter century ago.ST PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR
Despite the uncertainty of a new emission tax scheme, there are 25 car brands showing off 170 cars at this year's show.
Despite the uncertainty of a new emission tax scheme, there are 25 car brands showing off 170 cars at this year's show.ST PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR
2018's Singapore Motorshow has the most extensive selection of cars since the event started a quarter century ago.
2018's Singapore Motorshow has the most extensive selection of cars since the event started a quarter century ago.ST PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR
Visitors looking at vehicles on display at the Singapore Motorshow.
Visitors looking at vehicles on display at the Singapore Motorshow.ST PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR
Models posing for photos at the Singapore Motorshow.
Models posing for photos at the Singapore Motorshow. ST PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR

SINGAPORE - The Singapore Motorshow opened on Thursday (Jan 11) with over two dozen new model launches - the most extensive selection since the event started a quarter century ago.

The list includes an electric Hyundai, set to offer affordable electric mobility, and a seven-seat version of the Toyota Prius, the world's most popular petrol-electric hybrid.

Other cars seen for the first time here include Audi's A8 limo, Citroen's C3 Aircross SUV, and Mitsubishi's Eclipse Cross SUV.

Despite the uncertainty of a new emission tax scheme, there are 25 car brands showing off 170 cars at this year's (2018) show.

The event which is being held at the Suntec City Convention & Exhibition Centre runs till Jan 14.