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Proton S70 News in Malaysia

  • Your guide to the Proton S70's specs: Malaysia's upcoming sedan to have 1.5-litre turbo power, ADAS similar to X90's

    The heat is on as the Proton S70 nears its launch date, and in the meantime official brochures of the sedan has floated online. Hhere's what buyers can expect... Four variants, 1.5L turbo engine There will be four variants at the outset – Executive, Premium, Flagship, and Flagship X. They're all listed to have a '1.5-litre Turbocharged Engine' and 7-speed dual-clutch transmission (DCT), though exactly which engine it gets is still unclear. As a refresher, note that Proton offers two different 1.


    Nov 14, 2023

  • No longer No.1 in B-Sedan sales, Proton Persona coming under severe pressure from Honda City and Toyota Vios

    The Proton Persona, with a starting price of just RM 47,800 is the most value-for-money sedan in its (B-segment) class. Even the highest specifications RM 58,300 Premium variant is still nearly RM 30k cheaper than the Toyota Vios and Honda City. This makes it unsurprising that for much of 2023, the Proton Persona dominated Malaysia’s B-segment sedan. No national car-level pricing advantage, no problem for Toyota Vios and Honda City Yet, the Toyota Vios, despite its higher starting price of RM 89


    Oct 19, 2023

  • Launching in Malaysia by 2023: These are the sedans and MPVs you can look forward to

    Previously, we’ve covered the SUVs that are likely to be launched in Malaysia by the end of this year. This time, we’re digging into the sedans as well as MPVs (non-EV) earmarked for a 2023 launch, starting with... 2023 Honda City facelift Earlier this year, Honda Malaysia revealed plans to introduce four models by 2023. Among these is the 2023 Honda City facelift, which has already been launched in Thailand and Vietnam. One of the most significant changes of the facelift model is the standard i


    Jul 10, 2023

  • Proton S50 will be supported by RM 100 million in planned upgrades for body plant; more models could follow

    Yesterday, Proton announced the restructuring of its Advance Vehicle Engineering Global (AVEE Global) body parts and tooling subsidiary. Under a new agreement Thai-based but Malaysian-owned automotive parts supplier, Aapico Hitech, the latter has acquired a 60 percent of AVEE Global. The RM 140 miilion joint venture will see initial investment of RM 40 million, with another RM 100 million investment planned in 2024. Crucially, teh latter will fund a new body production line to cater for new Prot


    Jul 4, 2023

  • Will Malaysia get the 1.5 NA or turbo? Proton S50 (or S70?) seen in the wild as we get closer to its launch date

    The upcoming Proton S50 (or will it be called S70?) has once again been spotted on public roads. Clear images sent in by reader Putra Kamrin Azran show the sedan cruising the roads of Subang Jaya this time, covered in its familiar camouflage wrap, not too far from Proton's headquarters. Based on the all-new, fourth-generation Geely Emgrand the Proton S50 is rumoured to be Proton's most powerful sedan in recent times (put aside the discontinued Proton Perdana) - featuring the same turbocharged 1.


    Jun 26, 2023

  • What segment is the upcoming 2023 Proton S50? Does it compete against the City or Corolla Altis?

    Following the launch of 3 SUV models, the next model that Proton will be rebadging will be a sedan. Proton has yet to officially name the model, but colloquially called the Proton S50, said model has been spotted doing its rounds around Malaysian streets for good while. One burning question left lingering on the minds of many readers is the segment of the Proton S50. While Proton has yet to reveal the S50’s dimensions, we can refer to the dimensions of the Geely Emgrand – the donor vehicle. Acco


    May 19, 2023

  • From Axia to Vios, these 8 cars are coming to Malaysia in 2023 and could cost less than RM 100k!

    In this upwardly mobile society, having a means of transportation is a necessity and in places where public transport is either absent or inefficient, having your own car is a must. While some might see them as a luxury, there are those who needed them to supplement their income or to commute. That said, for many who are budget-conscious, the threshold of owning a brand-new car shouldn’t breach the six-figure mark. While there are plenty of cars likely to be launched here in Malaysia in 2023, we

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    Feb 9, 2023

  • Rendered: Proton S50, the C-segment saloon Malaysia deserves?

    Although Proton has introduced two SUVs to the market (X50 & X70), interest for a sedan Proton still remains high. Thus, the speculation of an upcoming Proton S50 intrigued many of us. That is quite understandable since Proton has given the people some decent saloons in the past. One that had so much promise was the Proton Preve. The Proton Preve was a C-segment saloon with high ambitions of being a global car. It was good looking, and had styling cues similar to the Honda City and Kia Forte of


    Feb 3, 2021

  • Rendered: Proton S50 C-segment saloon, Preve and Waja successor?

    Proton had always been known for its saloon cars that were popular with Malaysian families. The Proton Saga, Wira, Waja, Perdana, and Preve are some to name. The most ambitious of them all would have been the Proton Preve, claimed as Proton’s first global car. Under the Proton-Geely partnership, several future model names have been registered. Including the X50 and X70, several other names have been registered too like the C50 and S50. The C50 is probably reserved for a hatchback model while the


    Jan 31, 2021

  • Geely Preface teased! Next Proton Perdana to look like a Volvo?

    Geely has released teaser images of the soon-to-arrive Geely Preface on their Chinese social media platform. It looks like the previously leaked photos of a mysterious Geely sedan is indeed the Geely Preface and what could be the next Proton Preve or Perdana. From what we can see of the Preface from the teaser photos, the new sedan will bear a very similar silhouette to its Swedish cousins, the Volvo S60 and Volvo S90. The rear-end will feature 2 exhaust pipes while a chrome insert that connects


    Jul 8, 2020

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