Tuesday, July 24, 2007

New Proton sedan coming soon


Malaysian car company Proton has provided a sneak peak of it's to "be launched soon" sedan on it's site. They call this the "soft launch". The real official launch will be tentatively on the 15th of August. They don't have a name for it as yet.

From the silhouette, it looks like the gen 2 with an elongated rear.

Customers can now book the car for a fee of RM500 (transferable but strictly non-refundable). There will be 5 variants of the car

Here are some of the specs:

Dimensions:
Overall Length - 4477mm
Overall Width - 1725mm
Overall Height - 1438mm
Fuel Capacity - 50 Liitres
Luggage Volume - 430 Litres
Weight - 1180 - 1210 KG

Initially it will be available in 6 colours, namely, Iridescent White, Solid Red, Light Gold, Tranquility Black, Metal Greyand Blueberry Tea. Solid White will be available from September 2007 onwards.

1.6 L Base-Line (MT & AT)
  • Steel Wheels with 195/60 R15 tyres with wheel cover
  • Central Locking
  • FR & RR Power Windows
  • Alarm with Immobilizer
  • Brakes: Fr Discs, Rear Drum
  • Remote Door Mirrors
  • Reverse Sensors
  • Fixed Rear Seat
  • adio & CD Player with 2 speakers

1.6 L Medium-Line (MT & AT)
  • Alloy Sports Rims with 195/60 R15 tyres
  • Central Locking
  • FR & RR Power Windows
  • Alarm with Immobilizer
  • Brakes: Fr Discs, Rear Drum
  • Electrically operated door mirrors
  • Driver Seat Airbag
  • Reverse Sensors
  • Foldable, split rear seats
  • Multi function audio control buttons on the steering wheel
  • CD and MP3 Players with 4 speakers

1.6 L High-Line (AT)
  • Alloy Sports Rims with 195/60 R15 tyres
  • ABS anti-lock braking with Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
  • Central Locking
  • FR & RR Power Windows
  • Alarm with Immobilizer
  • Brakes: Fr & Rear Discs
  • Electrically operated door mirrors
  • Driver & Front Passenger Airbags
  • Reverse Sensors Foldable, split rear seats
  • Multi function audio control buttons on the steering wheel
  • CD and MP3Players with 4 speakers
  • Front Fog Lamps Remote Trunk Opening


NOTE:
MT- Manual Transmission
AT - Automatic Transmission

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1 comment:

Zam said...

why are they producing another 1.6 sedan? don't they already have the Waja? i know they wanted to stop producing the Wira, but i thought the Waja and Gen2 would be the alternatives for that... this baffles me.

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