AutonetMagz – Who said VW Polo are not fun to modify, as normally Japanese hatchback who held a modification contest, this time PT. Garuda Mataram Motor, as the official distributor of VW brand in Indonesia announced a modification competition special for VW Polo.
“Design is one of the main element emphasize on VW Polo, its dynamic and sporty design make this car suitable to represent the users character, including the active young peoples. Through this competition, we want to take the public including students and communities to show their creativity in modify VW cars who represents their own character,” said Andrew Nasuri, President Director PT. Garuda Mataram Motor.
The modification contest aimed to public students, and community member consist of two modification category, which are Street Modification Contest and Virtual Modification Contest with theme ‘Sexy, Sporty & Elegant’ without leaving three VW core values, which are Valuable, Innovative & Responsible.
“The street modification contest are meant for audience who owns VW Polo 6th Gen with 1.4 MPI or 1.2 TSI, for this category, the participant are hoped to interpret the theme into a modification that show their characteristic, stylish and comfort for daily usage. While through the Virtual Modification Contest, the participant could submit their design works virtually through Instagram with hashtag #Poloisme,” further said Andrew.
The ‘POLOisME Modification COntest’ will start its qualification phase and modification design submission on 1 June 2016 to 16 July 2016, with 6 best design will be announced on 17 July 2016. While on 31 July 2016, three winner will be announced and their design will be displayed on the GAIKINDO Indonesia International Auto Show (GIIAS) 2016.
“The judgment will be given by a group of judges consists of journalists, design expert, VW enthusiasts, and representative from the official distributors of VW in Indonesia,” Andrew also said that the modification result of the finalist will be judge based on 7 aspects, including exterior, interior, body kit, audio, paint and sticker, engine plus tyres and wheels.
Three best modification result from ‘Street Modification Contest’ and 5 best design from the ‘Visual Modification Contest’ category will be displayed directly on VW exhibition during 2016 GIIAS and closes by the winner announcement on 21 August 2016.
“The winner of ‘POLOisMe Modification Contest’ will get an interesting prize in form of a visit to VW headquarter in Wolfsburg, Germany where they have a chance to see the biggest car manufacturer in the world.” Besides modification contest, VW creates roadshow to several campus to introduced the ‘POLOisME Workshop’ like on Universitas Bina Nusantara, Swiss German University, Universitas Pelita Harapan, Universitas Multi Media Nusantara and other campus around Jakarta.
With this modification contest, Andrew really hopes that VW Enthusiasts and automotive lover could see their creative aspect through modification but still thinking the safety aspects and comfort in driving.