EVERYONE’S gearing up for the 2015 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit, including car enthusiasts who will then be seeing fleets of luxury vehicles zoom pass the streets, servicing the event’s guests. And not just any vehicles at that, since APEC has formally announced that BMW is their official vehicle partner, with the car brand providing 200 units in 7 Series and 5 Series variants to transport the visiting heads of state, dignitaries and APEC officials throughout their activities. The ceremonial turnover between BMW importer and distributor Asian Carmakers Corp. and Exec. Sec. Paquito Ochoa Jr. and Sec. of Foreign Affairs Albert del Rosario, was held at the Malacañan Palace last May 6.
Leading up to the historic event, local dealership Autowelt BMW revs up the excitement as it announces the arrival in Cebu of first batch of units of the BMW 520d sedan, 2015 APEC Edition. Marked with the car brand’s iconic front grilles, coated in a sleek all-black exterior and with interior finishes in high gloss, this limited edition 5 Series model possesses all the features that makes for ultimate riding comfort. For effortless agile movement, it is equipped with the Servotronic control that adjusts steering according to speed, as well as brake energy regeneration and cruise control, among others. It also has Eco Pro for more efficient fuel consumption.
Safety-wise, it is built with airbags for front, rear and side-impact protection, plus the follow-me-home function and electronic vehicle immobilizer. Its interiors meanwhile are indeed made for VIPs, with its sleek all-black upholstery, ambient light, velour matting, automatic two-zone air conditioning, Radio BMW Professional and control infotainment.
Check out the BMW 520d sedan 2015 APEC Edition today at Autowelt BMW Cebu in Nivel Hills, Cebu City. (FSE)