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October 2, 2023

GAC Motor PH's First-Ever EMPOW Track Day Showed Off Sedan's Impressive Performance

GAC Motor recently hosted its inaugural EMPOWeredDrive track day at the Batangas Race Circuit in Rosario, Batangas City. This thrilling one-day event served as a platform to showcase the impressive performance capabilities of the EMPOW compact sedan, captivating a diverse audience comprising the motoring media, GAC car owners, automotive enthusiasts, GAC partners, and distinguished guests.

The grand track day provided the ultimate proving ground to underscore its exceptional functionality. Under the expert supervision of highly acclaimed racing professional George Ramirez and his team, the EMPOW’s power, performance, and precision were unleashed in full force.

Attendees participated in a series of exhilarating track activities, including slalom, braking, and guided laps. In addition to immersing themselves in the EMPOW experience, attendees had the unique opportunity to test drive the latest model from GAC Motor Philippines, the GS3 Emzoom.

Franz Decloedt, Brand Head of GAC Motor, expressed his enthusiasm, stating, “It is an EMPOWered day – not only for the GAC Motor team but especially for our media friends, partners and customers who joined us today. We’re delighted that people had the chance to witness and experience the promise and exceptional qualities of the EMPOW, showcasing its power, safety, and precision in a controlled environment.”

GAC Motor has consistently prioritized delivering exceptional experiences to its customers, emphasizing its four key strengths: meticulous craftsmanship, top-notch product quality and services, innovative technology, and engineering excellence through a strong supply chain supported by renowned global brands to ensure the highest standards in all their vehicles. The EMPOW serves as a testament to the brand’s enhanced confidence, distinctive identity, international strategy, and in-house technological prowess.

Distinguished as the first-ever model equipped with a standard turbocharged 1.5-liter engine employing GAC Motor’s in-house Megawave technology, the EMPOW is complemented by a 7-speed wet-type dual clutch transmission. This combination generates an impressive 174 horsepower and 270Nm of torque, allowing the EMPOW to achieve a century sprint in a mere 6.95 seconds—making it the quickest acceleration in the compact sedan segment.

This vehicle is particularly suited for customers seeking a sports sedan that offers both stunning aesthetics and exceptional performance without compromise, all at an appealing price point. The EMPOW’s design features, such as the bold oversized front grille, 18-inch alloy wheels, and quad exhausts at the rear, exude a distinctly muscular appearance. Striking, angular design elements like the automatic LED headlights, LED daytime running lights, and extended rear lights further enhance its overall visual presence on the road.

Its sculpted body and attention-grabbing design components define its sporty profile. Meanwhile, its interiors, driving performance, and innovative features are meticulously engineered to deliver a thrilling sensory experience.

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  1. GAC Empow in mid and high end variants are really good
    It fills the gap that Civic S left in the local market

    1. except its not reliable like the civic

  2. Cars with smaller engines are less reliable, isn't it?


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