We last cut off our TSS 2014 coverage of a European group of cars with the Michel Seven, which takes its inspiration from the classic Lotus Seven of 1953. Today we start with the last two cars in that group.
In the last installment of our TransSport 2014 coverage, we ended with a couple of exciting prototypes from Factor Aurelio, as they set out on a journey to build the first all-Filipino supercar. Today we start off with an American automotive institution: the Ford Mustang, and there were a lot of them at TransSport 2014.
Now on its 23rd year, the TransSport Show (TSS) lays claim to being the longest continuous-running auto show in the Philippines. Unlike MIAS, TSS has always been more about the clubs, aftermarket and special interest groups than the manufacturers, and this year’s show is no different. You could probably say that TSS is the Philippine equivalent of SEMA, which is the largest aftermarket and specialty shop show in, basically, the world.
Smurf blue is apparently the colour of this year’s TSS.
While MIAS 2014 had a massive array of cars on display, only a few stood out from the rest, at least from a personal perspective. Ford may have had the biggest display, and some of the vintage cars may be the most pristine examples, but some of my favourites stood without the fancy lights and obsessive restorations.