SouthEx 2021

SouthEx 2021

The annual ‘Southex International Expo’ is currently taking place at the Gulf City Mall in San Fernando. The event which could not take place last year due to Covid restrictions returned on a smaller scale to celebrate its 29th edition. This year the event was called ‘Rethink’ with CEO George Singh saying that the pandemic has forced businesses to Rethink their strategies in these trying times. 

With limited booths available this year and no car show – a few new car, automotive accessories dealers and classic cars were on display. These included battery brands from Target Solutions: Alpha-EX which has been available to the local market for six years and Ostin which has been for the last eighteen months. Yacco Oil was also on display, this brand has been around for five years and available to the general public for three. The products they offer locally are the premium line and said to be perfect for our climate. National kart racing champion and 3rd generation racer Nikhil Nanan announced his entry into circuit racing with his HN Racing B13 race car sponsored in part by Yacco at Southex this year.

ANSA Motors had on display a Honda City, Ford Mustang Eco Sport 2.3 L and Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross. ANSA Motors also launched their brand new 2022 Mitsubishi Xpander Cross, a versatile 7-seater crossover with loads of storage and features. You can experience the Xpander Cross at any of ANSA Motors’ showrooms starting this week.

Classic cars included two  1947 Vauxhall’s, a 1964 Ford Capri, a 1958 type 1 VW Beetle, a 1983 Jaguar XJ6 Series III and a 1961 Austin Healey Sprite MK III. 

The Expo which started on Wednesday ran until Sunday.

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