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Proton acknowledges spare parts shortage problem, reaches out to customers in need

Like any organization experiencing rapid growth and change, there will be growing pains. Proton is experiencing this first hand, not just with supply issues of the very high in demand Proton X50, but also shortage in spare parts supply for its service centres.To Proton’s credit, the company has taken a very brave move to publically acknowledge the shortcomings in its after-sales services.At today’s announcement of Proton’s February 2021 sales performance, Proton said it recorde

Hans

Hans

Mar 2, 2021

Counterfeit vs original spare parts: How to tell?

On the surface, the air filter and spark plug you bought from your neighbourhood spare parts shop look just like the original item, except that you’ve paid just a fraction of the price you would have otherwise paid at an authorised service centre.But little do you know, the spare parts you just bought are in fact counterfeit items, not original as what the shop owner told you.Counterfeit spare parts have been floating around in the market for the longest time, but how do you identify which

Eric

Eric

May 4, 2020

Older vehicles most popular among thieves - Proton, Perodua and Toyota commonly stolen

According to the Vehicle Theft Reduction Council of Malaysia’s (VTREC) Industry Vehicle Theft Statistics for Q3 2019, the Proton Wira topped the list, followed by the Proton Iswara and Toyota Hilux. Cheras district police chief ACP Mohamed Mokhsein Mohamed Zon told Bernama that old Malaysian cars are ‘hot items’ among thieves due to their spare parts and ubiquity.Source: VTRECLuxury vehicles are also targeted due to their overseas appeal.Source: VTRECA total of 132 car the

Sanjay

Sanjay

Jul 27, 2020

Top Rank: Ten heroically rare Proton Wira models

The Proton Wira was Proton’s second-ever model right after the Saga and just like the first national car, the Wira sold like hotcakes. In fact, between its introduction in 1993 to its final year of production in 2009, 952,216 units of the heroically-named model were sold.Based on the fourth-generation Mitsubishi Lancer, Proton utilised the platform of the Wira on various other models including the Satria, Putra, and Arena. The Wira was also one of the first widely exported Proton models.Th

CY Foong

CY Foong

Jan 23, 2021

Top 10 - Proton Wira yang ‘rare’ dan unik!

Nama Proton Wira ini memang sebati dengan rakyat Malaysia, macam nasi lemak. Model kedua keluaran syarikat nasional ini pada tahun 1993 selepas Proton Saga adalah model yang penting pada masa itu, dan sehingga kini masih ramai lagi yang meminatinya.Berasaskan model Mitsubishi Lancer generasi keempat, Proton telah mencipta pelbagai jenis variasi model berasaskan platform Wira ini seperti Aeroback, Satria, Arena, dan juga Putra.Jangan risau, model ni mesti ada punya. Tapi ianya bukan nombor satu d

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Jan 14, 2021

Goldmine: Own a piece of Malaysian history with the Proton Wira PERT AWD Turbo!

Who here remembers Proton Eon Racing Team (PERT) that was formed in the late 1980s? It may not be familiar to some of you but they were the ones that laid the foundation for Proton R3 - which stands for Race, Rally and Research. The champion in its heyday. Photo credit: djokosp.blogspot.comThe name’s a clue to its history. Starting out with circuit racing, the PERT team made headways into rally before reaching their pinnacle sometime in 2002 - winning the FIA Production Car World

Sanjay

Sanjay

Jul 13, 2020

Rejoice because your Small Little Kancil will still have parts!

Good news to old Perodua model owners because Perodua has just made body parts much easier to access!Perodua has recently invested a cool RM 7 million into centralising parts production of past models.The investment goes into a new 1,600 metric tonne press stamping machine placed in their supplier IQM Sdn Bhd’s facility.The new hydraulic press will produce parts such as bonnets, side outer panels, rear outer panels, fenders, doors and roofs for past Perodua models like the first-gener

Jerrica

Jerrica

Oct 29, 2019

Owner Review: Old Faithful Merdeka Special - A Review of My 1996 Proton Wira 1.6 XLi

** This article is the personal experience of a 1996 Proton Wira 1.6 XLi owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar.Eugene TeohAbout the Proton Wira  The Proton Wira is Malaysia’s second national car after the Proton Saga, after it was unveiled to the public in 1985. The Proton Wira, its name translated into the word “Hero” in Malay. The Proton Wira produced from 1993 to 2009. It was basically a rebadged Mitsubishi Lancer from the ‘90s and shared the

Owner Review

Owner Review

Sep 9, 2020

Malaysia Boleh – Proton Wira 'Teksi' takes on the Nurburgring

I remember the first time I heard of the Nurburgring was on Top Gear when Clarkson tried to make a lap time of under 10 minutes in a diesel Jaguar. He barely made the time but was outclassed by Sabine Schmidt. Needless to say, I always imagined how fast a Proton would go round the famous “Green Hell”.Well, a pair of Dutch twin brothers did just that with their taxi-liveried Proton Wira! The Gravemade brothers from Dutch DIY Mechanics (DDM), Jochem and Ruben turned a regular Proton Wi

CY Foong

CY Foong

Aug 7, 2020

The Proton Putra, Satria GTI and Wira 1.8 EXI - once marvels of Malaysian motoring

Just last week, we saw the 2020 Proton Saga Anniversary Edition made to celebrate the first Saga launched way back in 1985. Some liked it, but there also were critics that poked fun at Proton - thinking that the Saga is merely a cheap cash grab.Whether or not you liked it is another question, but it’s a fact that Proton had even hotter cars in their 37-year history, namely the Proton Putra, Satria GTI and Wira 1.8 Exi LE. Put side-by-side, each of them makes the Saga Anniversary editi

Sanjay

Sanjay

Jul 19, 2020

This weird Proton Wira limo can be yours for RM 28,000

Proton is no stranger when it comes to weird models and this Wira Grand Limousine is one such example.Never mind the elongated body (typical of any limousine conversions), the Wira Grand Limousine boasts 6 doors - 2 more than the regular Wira.As seen on Mudah, this particular unit has an asking price of RM 28,000, a tad bit more than a regular Wira. The extra nets you an LCD TV, ambient lighting, and even a fridge.Powering the Wira Grand Limousine is Proton’s tried-and-tested 1.6-litr

Eric

Eric

Jun 24, 2020

Proton Wira PERT temui pemilik baru! Azam baikpulih seperti sedia kala

Kami pernah menyiarkan mengenai Proton Wira PERT yang dilelong oleh Proton. Pada ketika itu, kurangnya kesedaran umum mengenai apa yang bakal terjadi. Namun selepas beberapa artikel ditulis, atas sokongan netizen, beberapa model yang hendak dilelong berjaya ditarik balik.Kredit gambarSungguhpun begitu, sebuah Proton Wira PERT telahpun terlepas untuk lelongan. Berita baiknya adalah, pemilik baru Proton Wira PERT ini, Mfa Bob, telah berkongsi sebuah hantaran Facebook untuk memberitahu bahawa belia

Haris

Haris

Jul 27, 2020

Barang Rare: Proton Wira Tiang Gol untuk dijual. Lagenda tempatan, jangan lepaskan peluang!

Sebelum ini, kami pernah menulis mengenai triniti lagenda yang pernah dihasilkan oleh Proton. Salah satunya sudah tentulah Proton Wira 1.8 EXI atau turut dikenali sebagai Proton Wira Tiang Gol.Proton Wira 1.8 EXi LE (juga dikenali oleh peminat sebagai Wira C99) dibina khas untuk untuk memenuhi keperluan homologasi FIA (badan berkanun sukan permotoran dunia) yang memerlukan sekurang-kurangnya 2,500 unit untuk pasaran umum yang ditetapkan oleh World Rally Championship Group N.Pengeluaran model Pro

Haris

Haris

Sep 24, 2020

Barang Rare: Proton Wira PERT AWD Turbo untuk dilelong!

Siapa masih ingat Proton Eon Racing Team (PERT) yang ditubuhkan lewat tahun 80 an dahulu? Pasukan PERT adalah perintis kepada Proton R3 dan bak kata orang, selebihnya adalah sejarah.Kredit gambarPasukan PERT bermula dengan perlumbaan litar hinggalah berjinak-jinak ke perlumbaan rali. Kemuncak kegemilangan pasukan PERT hadir sekitar tahun 2002 di mana Karamjit Singh dan pembantu pemandu Allen Oh memenangi Kejohanan FIA World Rally Championship.Namun kenangan hanya tinggal kenangan. Pasukan perint

Haris

Haris

Jul 13, 2020

Video of Proton Wira blocking Bomba heroes in traffic sparks outrage

It’s been drilled into our heads since before we were able to drive to always give way to emergency vehicles like ambulances and fire trucks. But there are still some people who ignore these rules like the driver of this Proton Wira in the video.The video was uploaded by firefighter Mohd Ridzwan Shah on TikTok last Sunday. He accompanied the video with a message asking road users to give their cooperation when they hear emergency sirens. (function(d, s, id) { let js, fjs = d.getElementsBy

Jerrica

Jerrica

Mar 31, 2021

Viral video of Proton Wira blocking bomba happened in 2019; PDRM still arrests suspect

After the video of a Proton Wira obstructing a fire truck went viral across social media, the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) has decided to look into the incident and discovered that it happened 2 years ago. Nonetheless, PDRM has arrested the Proton Wira driver for his actions.Also read: Video of Proton Wira blocking Bomba heroes in traffic sparks outrageSouth Johor Bahru district police chief, ACP Mohd Padzli Mohd Zain told Harian Metro the suspect was arrested by the Traffic Investigation and E

Jerrica

Jerrica

Apr 1, 2021

The Proton Wira PERT finds a new home - owner aspires to restore it!

Recently, we ran a couple of stories on Proton auctioning off some of their older cars - including the Proton Wira PERT. A few articles down the line and with netizens’ support, a number of sought-after models were withdrawn from auction. Photo Credit: djokospThat said, the Wira PERT was still sold - thankfully with a happy end. Mfa Bob, the new owner of the rallying Wira, recently shared on Facebook that he would be restoring the car to its former glory.   (functi

Sanjay

Sanjay

Jul 27, 2020

Barang Rare: Proton Wira Grand Limousin 1994. Hanya 25 unit sahaja di dunia!

Jika anda peminat kereta yang jarang dijumpai, sebuah Proton Wira Grand Limousin tahun 1994 mungkin menarik perhatian anda.Proton Wira Grand Limousin ini bukanlah modifikasi oleh pemilik tetapi memang sebuah kereta keluaran Proton yang dibuat di Australia. Menurut pemilik, hanya 25 unit sahaja yang dibuat, menjadikan unit ini lebih rare daripada Proton Satria R3.Kereta ini dilengkapi dengan pelbagai ciri-ciri yang setanding dengan sebuah limousin. Anda akan menerima televisyen LCD, lam

Haris

Haris

Jun 25, 2020

Pemandu mabuk Proton Wira hentam semua kereta yang parkir tepi jalan!

Sebuah Proton Wira yang dipandu secara berbahaya telah mengakibatkan kerugian kepada pemilik kereta lain yang tidak bersalah. Hal ini kerana Proton Wira tersebut telah melanggar secara membuta tuli 3 buah kereta yang sedang diparkir di tepi jalan di samping turut melanggar lampu jalan. (function(d, s, id) { let js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src =https://connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v2.5;

Haris

Haris

Mar 25, 2021

Proton Wira di litar Nurburgring. Jenama Malaysia jadi taruhan anak muda Belanda!

Litar Nurburgring atau lebih dikenali sebagai The Green Hell adalah sebuah litar yang sangat terkenal bagi peminat sukan permotoran sedunia. Di antara liku-liku, titik buta dan curam yang menakutkan, Nürburgring senantiasa menjadi cabaran utama bagi pemandu-pemandu di seluruh dunia. Nürburgring adalah trek perlumbaan yang boleh dikatakan paling berbahaya dan paling panjang di dunia.Lebih menarik lagi, 2 orang adik beradik, Jochem dan Ruben Gravemade, melalui instagram mereka Dutch Diy

Haris

Haris

Aug 7, 2020

Toyota keeps classic Supras on the road with GR Heritage Parts project

Toyota will be remaking spare parts for their classic Toyota Supra (A70 and A80) and reselling them in Japan and overseas markets through their Gazoo Racing (GR) Heritage Parts Project. A70 SupraThe GR Heritage Parts project reproduces and remanufactures long-discontinued spare parts for the classic Supra models. Toyota aims to make this as easy as possible - buyers can get their heritage parts from their local Toyota dealer or a GR Garage.A80 SupraSo what’s available for purchas

Sanjay

Sanjay

Jul 2, 2020

Proton Wira sasaran paling tinggi pencuri. Tak dapat kereta, bonet pun jadi!

Kecurian kenderaan nampaknya semakin menjadi-jadi dalam keadaan ekonomi sedang bergelut dengan wabak Covid-19. Jika anda pernah membaca artikel kami mengenai senarai kereta paling banyak dicuri, tentunya anda akan menemui Proton Wira.Di samping itu, pencuri dilihat semakin terdesak dengan kegiatan kecurian. Tak dapat kereta, apa yang dapat pun jadilah. Itulah yang terjadi kepada seorang peniaga di Kuala Terengganu apabila mendapati bonet dan bateri kereta milik beliau dicuri.Kecurian terseb

Haris

Haris

Oct 8, 2020

Proton Sembilu, Wira ciptaan EON dengan enjin 4G63 turbo dan AWD dari Lancer Evo!

Pada tahun 1994, Proton mengembangkan sayap kejayaannya sebagai pengeluar kereta paling laris di Malaysia dengan pelancaran Proton Wira pada tahun sebelumnya.Seperti mana anda sedia maklum, model kereta Proton menggunakan asas daripada jenama Mitsubishi. Jadi secara tak langsung timbul persoalan tentang ada atau pun tidak perancangan untuk model berprestasi tinggi. Tambahan pula, Proton pun aktif dengan sukan rali ketika itu dengan Petronas EON Racing Team. Jadi apakah jawapannya: semestinya. Ka

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Jan 19, 2021

Proton Putra, Satria GTI dan Wira 1.8 EXI – tiga jaguh Malaysia suatu ketika dahulu

Minggu lepas Proton baru saja melancarkan Proton Saga Edisi 35 Tahun bagi meraikan Proton Saga pertama yang dikeluarkan pada tahun 1985. Ada yang sukakannya, dan macam biasa ada saja ‘haters’ tegar Proton yang tak cukup jari mengutuk Proton dek kerana rasakan Saga Edisi 35 Tahun hanyalah ‘diubahsuai’ dengan aksesori tambahan yang boleh dibeli di kedai Abang (Brother’s).Macam ni je?Kami tak kata kami setuju seratus peratus, tetapi kalau anda rajin mengikuti perkemban

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Jul 17, 2020

Does the Perodua Ativa (D55L) come with a spare wheel?

Although spare wheels are no longer offered in many premium cars (replaced with either run-flat tyres or tyre repair kits), spare wheels are still important for consumers shopping at the lower-end of the price spectrum.This widely circulated photo is not of the Perodua AtivaPrior to the Perodua Ativa’s (D55L) local launch, many Facebook users were saying that the Perodua Ativa doesn’t come with a spare wheel. This is not true. All variants of the Perodua Ativa come with a spare wheel

Hans

Hans

Mar 3, 2021

Pemandu Proton Wira cuba lari 'roadblock' PKP ternaik 'divider', nyaris langgar anggota polis!

Imej dari Info Roadblock.Seorang lelaki bertindak agresif dengan merempuh sekatan jalanraya (SJR) di Jalan Besar Desa Amanpuri, Desa Jaya pada awal pagi Ahad.Ketua Polis Daerah Gombak, Asisten Komisioner Arifai Tarawe berkata, kejadian berlaku kira-kira jam 12.45 pagi ketika anggota polis menahan sebuah Proton Wira hitam yang dinaiki oleh seorang lelaki dalam keadaan mencurigakan.Imej dari Info Roadblock.Sebaik saja anggota polis berjalan kearah Proton Wira tersebut, pemandu lelaki itu terus mem

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Feb 15, 2021

VIDEO: Makcik bawang kepoh Perodua Kelisa langgar Proton Wira depan mata

Semalam, tertular satu klip video dari dashcam milik kereta sekumpulan makcik yang sedang rancak berbual mengenai hal harian mereka.Ketika ralit mengulas isu semasa, sebuah kereta Perodua Kelisa dari lorong kiri didapati hendak membuat pusingan di saat akhir. Malangnya, pemandu tersebut tidak mengekalkan lampu isyarat ke kanan. Disebabkan kecuaian ini, sebuah Proton Wira dari lorong kanan secara tidak sengaja telah berlaga dengan Perodua Kelisa tersebut. (function(d, s, id) { let js, fjs = d.ge

Faisal

Faisal

Mar 24, 2021

Kantoi bawa ketum dalam but kereta Wira, 3 transporter ditahan polis

Gambar hiasanDisebabkan upah RM 500, dua beradik dan seorang rakan kantoi dalam perjalanan mereka menghantar kira-kira 50 kg daun ketum ke Kuala Lumpur dari pembekal di Kepala Batas.Menurut laporan oleh Harian Metro itu, polis menemui kereta Proton Wira yang dinaiki oleh tiga lelaki berumur antara 20 dan 28 tahun dalam keadaan mencurigakan ketika ditahan dalam sekatan jalan raya rentas negeri di Plaza Tol Jawi pada tengah malam Selasa lepas.Suspek disuruh membuka but kereta dan polis menemui lim

Mersita

Mersita

Nov 27, 2020

Bookings suspended for Proton X50 Standard variant, demand too low

Due to low demand, Proton has decided to suspend bookings for the Standard variant of the Proton X50. Proton has seen over 40,000 bookings for the X50 since its launch in October 2020, but bookings for the standard variant only account for 5%.The Edge reports that while Proton had expected the X50 to garner a lot of interest, the demand has been overwhelming, especially for the Flagship variant.Proton will focus on the larger population of bookings, which is for the non-Standard variants. Bookin

Arif

Arif

Apr 16, 2021

This LHD Proton Satria GTi in Puerto Rico is the closest it can get to US soil

Proton has sold cars in various countries around the world, including the United Kingdom, Germany, Nepal, and Egypt. It was even exported to South America but it was never sold in the United States (due to a con job).This Satria GTi, however, was spotted on the island of Puerto Rico and it is under the loving care of a proud owner by the name of Rafael Ivan Rivera. He shared his beautiful GTi in a Facebook group dedicated to modified and kit cars in the American territory.Rafael is a very avid M

CY Foong

CY Foong

Mar 24, 2021