Art of Speed Malaysia 2023 Wants To “Raikan Beza Mu” With More Activities
MAEPS will host Art of Speed 2023 (AOS 2023) on 29 and 30 July 2023.
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With a record-breaking crowd response from 2022, Art of Speed returns for 2023 – bigger and better than ever! This year, Malaysia’s premier Kustom & Counter Culture event is invading Malaysia Agro Exposition Park, Serdang (MAEPS), taking over every event hall and features even more activities to satisfy the fans and visitors.
MAEPS will host Art of Speed 2023 (AOS 2023) on 29 July 2023 (10am – 7pm) and 30 July 2023 (10am – 7pm).
The AOS 2023 featured guest list from the international custom community and media will include:
- Shige Suganuma, Emi Suganuma, “Sunny” Yano & Michi “NATQQ” from MOONEYES
- Wild Road Choppers
- Cosmic Chopper City
- Dino Dalle Carbonare from Speedhunters.com
- Side Yakotani
- Hopping Shower
- Ken Flat Top
- Ya Seat
- Cycle Zombies
- V-Twin Visionary
- Geoff from Return of Cafe Racer
The main highlights for AOS 2023 will feature, among others, The Outdoor ThunderCircus “Brotherhood Rally”. This is a fully dedicated open area for motorcycle riders and enthusiasts. Highlights for ThunderCircus include a motorcycle stunt show performed by professional riders, as well as a mega ride in and gathering of various motorcycle groups from across Malaysia and around the region.
Taking over Hall B for 2023 will be the first Official Hot Wheels Collector Convention in Southeast Asia. Visitors will be able to enjoy even more Hot Wheels activities, diorama displays – which includes the Hot Wheels Rare and Collectibles Exhibition, Hot Wheels Skate School, Hot Wheels Swap Buy And Sell, and many more. Hot Wheels fans will also be able to meet and greet famous Hot Wheels designer from USA. And to top it all off, there will be a record attempt at the largest Hot Wheels formation in Malaysia.
Hot Wheels X PROTON
To commemorate the 40th anniversary of Hot Wheels in Malaysia, Mattel is joining hands with Malaysia’s iconic national automotive brand, PROTON to create the first ever Hot Wheels – Proton Saga vehicle.
In conjunction with this historic occasion, Mattel is giving a shout out for all Malaysian kids to come exercise their creativity for the Hot Wheels x PROTON Kids Design Competition. The winning design will be commemorated as the design of the blister card of the Proton Saga vehicle ‘special edition’ and will be sold nationwide in Malaysia early 2024!
The Hot Wheels Legends Tour will also debut at AOS 2023. This year, the Official Malaysia competition will be held on Sunday during AOS 2023, featuring both local and international judges to select a Champion to represent Malaysia on the world stage. Registrations for the Hot Wheels Legends Tour will be on-ground at AOS 2023.
Other exciting events
In collaboration with NoEqual.co is the NEAT Fest in Hall C, which will feature a collective display of hand selected modified cars from across Malaysia.
Returning to Hall C will be the Off The Grid outdoor camping and lifestyle – featuring “outdoor lifestyle” held indoors with air-condition comfort and plenty of activities for both on and off stage for the entire family to enjoy.
Hail Vintage is back and will be hosted in Hall D, showcasing a large variety of vintage collectibles. Specialist vendors will be invited not only to sell but also display their extensive collection. This year’s theme is MUSIC and features the rarest of music collectibles, merchandise, and memorabilia.
Qhalis Najmi from NoEqual.co will be this year’s host for the annual Kustom & Koffee Talk inside Hall A at 3.30pm on Saturday, together with overseas panelists. The forum will discuss the latest trends in bike and car industries.
Show & Shine returns in Hall A, featuring the best selection of modified cars and custom motorcycles with an opportunity for Best of Show to win a trip to The 31st Annual Yokohama Hot Rod Custom Show to be held in December 2023.
Additional AOS 2023 activities include:
Roda Rumble 2023 – Two Wheels Gathering & Outdoor Festival supported by Retro Mania
La Cultura – Malaysia’s Chicano Culture Appreciation Gathering, which includes a fashion display of Cholo and Chicano style, Dance and DJ show, and more
Streetware Con – streetwear fashion vendors galore at Hall D
Pinup Pageant presented by Cherrybomb Pinup Parlour
Food Park food vendors and trucks now with sheltered access at the Food and Beverage basement/underground level DG
Automotive Flea Market
Product launching on stage
Test Ride Zone for bike (Ducati, Royal Alloy, Italjet, Royal Enfield, Vespa, Aprilia, Triumph, Harley-Davidson and more)
Also returning is the highly popular SoundCircus Festival. The line-up for this year’s SoundCircus Festival will be revealed at a later date. Take note that the SoundCircus Festival is only for those above 16.
To end the show on Sunday, one lucky ticket holder will go home with the lucky draw giveaway of a 1979 Toyota Celica fully customized with an air ride suspension by Art of Speed Malaysia (AOSM).
“Since its inception, Art of Speed Malaysia has successfully established itself as a gathering not only for motorcycle and car enthusiasts, but also art-practitioners, musicians, collectors and the likes, while culminating in a large-scale annual event,” said Asep Ahmad Iskandar, Festival Director, AOSM.
“For this year’s event, AOSM will be celebrating its 12th annual show and with it, will be igniting the spirit and enthusiasm of passionate enthusiast, a show not to be missed by the public.”
For AOS 2023, local e-devices manufacturer, BRO ASIA, will be the Title Presenter.
“We’re very proud and excited to accept AOSM’s invitation to be a part of this exciting event and make it a success. It’s in sync and befitting with the direction of our brand that’s suited for fans of Kustom & Counter Culture,” said Roman Lai, CEO & Founder of BRO ASIA.
Tickets and passes
Weekend pass is available at the door and online for RM35. Children below 12 and OKU pass holders enter for free.
Speed Lane pass opens at 9am, priced at RM60 valid for both days.
Visitors can enjoy one extra hour inside the main hall A, B, C and D. SoundCircus Festival + Weekend Pass combo will be available online soon.
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