GAC Motor of China, now in the Philippines
Chinese manufacturer GAC Motor is officially in the Philippines. Legado Motors, Inc. (LMI), head by former Governor Luis "Chavit" Singson, is the exclusive distributor. Graced by no less than the President of the Philippines, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, LMI launched the brand and unveiled their lineup last November 7, 2018, in Pasig City.
Founded in 2008, Guangzhou Automobile Motor Corporation Limited (GAC Motor) originated from Hualong Town, Guangzhou, China, and currently has four assembly plants in Guangzhou, Huangzhou, Yichang, and Xinjiang. Having established overseas markets in the Middle East, South America, and Africa, the company strives to become a global leader with a goal to produce and sell one million vehicles by 2020 and to establish an outstanding brand favored by customers worldwide.
Unveiled at the launch was the full range of vehicles to be carried by LMI.
GA4 sedan (available in 1.5-liter manual and 1.3-liter gas turbo automatic transmissions)
GA4 MT: P788,000
GA4 6AT: P988,000
GS4 subcompact SUV
GS4 6AT: P1,188,000
GA8 executive sedan (available in four and five-seater variants)
GA8 GE: P1,988,000
GA8 GL: P2,288,000
GM8 premium seven-seater minivan
GM8 MPV 6AT: P2,880,000
GS8 large SUV (available in 4x2 and 4x4 variants).
GS8 4X2 GE 6AT: P1,880,000
GS8 4WD GL 6AT: P2,388,000
"We at Legado Motors are committed to provide world-class vehicles at affordable prices," said LMI Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Wilbert Lim.
GAC Motor's first dealership in the Philippines is located in the Metrowalk complex in Pasig City.