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  • Can Geely's new Proton Perdana revitalise the D-segment? Or is it too little too late?

    The recent launch of the Geely Preface sedan, coupled with the teaser of two mystery sedan models in Proton’s new product pipeline, has got Malaysians excited over the possible return of the Proton Perdana.Not only could the return of the coolest and most beloved nameplates bring back memories of Proton’s halcyon days, but there is also a chance it could revitalise the flatlining D-segment market.It is no secret that the once de facto choice of uncles has seen better days. Though it

    Daniel

    Daniel

    Sep 12, 2020

  • How did Tun M’s Proton Perdana ended up gathering dust in the UK?

    During the long weekend, as Malaysians were celebrating the 63rd Merdeka Day, we were greeted by a couple of YouTube videos that showed a Proton Perdana gathering dust in an underground car park in the UK. It was later revealed that this Perdana actually belonged to former PM, Tun Mahathir Mohamad.Tun M's specially-designed LWB PerdanaThis raised quite a bit of furore around the Malaysian interwebs but what exactly is going on and how did Tun M’s car get there? To answer that

    CY Foong

    CY Foong

    Sep 02, 2020

  • Calling all Proton Perdana owners! Have you replaced your airbag inflators yet?

    Proton has issued a reminder to Proton Perdana owners who have yet to bring their cars in for the airbag inflator replacement exercise.The company started issuing recalls to replace the Takata passenger airbag inflators in January 2019. Affected cars include those built between 2012 to the end of August 2018.As of August 2020, Proton has already replaced the airbag inflator of 5,625 units out of the 6,342 affected units. The replacement exercise has now reached 87.5 percent completion but unfort

    Jerrica

    Jerrica

    Aug 25, 2020

  • Geely Preface interior revealed– Next Perdana doesn’t look like a Volvo inside!

    Following last week’s reveal of the exterior of the Geely Preface, some people can’t help but notice the whole Volvo connection in the design of the future(?) Proton Perdana. Well, maybe these interior pics might tell you otherwise.The flagship Geely sedan gets a really exquisite-looking yacht blue and light grey colour combo that definitely stands out when you step foot inside. It doesn’t look like a Volvo inside, but it does have an aura of one.Adding on the luxury feel is th

    CY Foong

    CY Foong

    Aug 25, 2020

  • Geely Preface unveiled! Will the next Proton Perdana please stand up?

    Geely has finally announced the global unveiling of the Geely Preface after posting a teaser last month. The upcoming flagship sedan will be based on Geely’s Compact Modular Architecture (CMA) platform.The Preface is based on the Preface Concept that was first shown at the 2019 Shanghai Auto Show. The overall design remains unchanged from the concept, apart from the suicide doors and side cameras which are replaced with conventional doors and side mirrors respectively.As we have mentioned

    CY Foong

    CY Foong

    Aug 17, 2020