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The Hyundai Kona will gatecrash the Proton X50’s October’s launch

Although Proton has yet to confirm when the Proton X50 will be launched, we are pretty certain it will be within the month of October. Some sources have even provided us with a very specific date – October 15.The October timeline is easy to understand because Proton desperately needs the X50 to close the gap in its annual sales target (MCO not helping). As of June 2020, Proton’s cumulative sales stood at 37,078 units versus Perodua’s 74,170 units.Geely Binyue, donor car for Pro

Hans

Hans

Aug 19, 2020

Review: Geely Binyue (Proton X50), possibly Proton's next big hit

(Proton X50 | Gallery)Weve driven the upcoming Proton X50. Well, sort of.This here is the Geely Binyue, the basis for Protons upcoming B-segment SUV, most likely will be called the Proton X50.But before we get started, it is worth mentioning that the China market Geely Binyue is not an accurate representaiton of the upcoming Proton X50, as Proton will have its own input on the SUV when it arrives in Malaysia. The Geely Binyue made its debut back in August 2018, positioned below the Boyue (Proton

Eric

Eric

Dec 20, 2019

2020 Proton X50 vs 2020 Proton X70: Malaysia's hottest SUVs, which is better?

With the launch of the 2020 Proton X50, Malaysians now have yet another SUV to shop for - even if it means waiting some time for one. Since prices for the X50 overlaps with the 2020 Proton X70, lets park these cars side-by-side, go through each point and then help you pick out the perfect Proton.Note that were pitting the range-toppers of each model, the X50 Flagship and the X70 Premium X.Prices - not too differentWe realise Malaysians are prone to cross-shopping between prices more than vehicle

Sanjay

Sanjay

Jan 1, 2021

Video: Geely Binyue (Proton X50) 1.5L Turbo SUV Review, Needs Proton Ride & Handling!

Malaysians are eagerly waiting for Protons next compact SUV which is expected to arrive after the locally assembled Proton X70 which is speculated to be called the Proton X50.Although Proton has never confirmed (nor deny) whether their next SUV will be called the Proton X50, we know that it will be based on the Geely Binyue – courtesy of Protons foreign strategic partner.Weve tested the Geely Binyue in China, not to lay a death sentence on the Proton X50, but to get a first taste of what p

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Dec 26, 2019

Should you buy the Proton X50 or wait for the Perodua D55L?

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again. The yet-to-be-named Perodua D55L is indeed in the same segment as the 2020 Proton X50.Now that order books for the 2020 Proton X50 are open, should you go right ahead and buy it or should you hold off a little longer for the Perodua D55L? Well, let’s consider their respective propositions.Wait… you said same segment, are they the same in size?Not quite. The Proton X50 measures in at 4,330 mm long, 1,800 mm wide, 1,609 mm tall

Shaun

Shaun

Sep 15, 2020

Spyshots: Gambaran pertama buat interior GAC Triumpchi GS3 di Malaysia!

GAC Triumpchi GS3 mungkin antara samaran yang paling sukar untuk kami cam setiap kali kelibatnya ditemui.Kali ini, kami terima klip video yang memberi intaian pertama buat interior SUV tersebut.Walaupun video tersebut agak pendek, ia cukup jelas untuk memberitahu bahawa salah satu dari varian yang pernah ditemui hadir dengan sistem infotainment sesentuh 8 inci.Perlu dimaklumkan bahawa unit di dalam video tersebut adalah varian yang lebih rendah – antena ‘shark fin’ dan tiada re

Faisal

Faisal

Feb 10, 2021

Review: 2020 Hyundai Kona - the Korean alternative to the Proton X50

Just recently, Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors (HSDM), the official distributor of Hyundai vehicles in Malaysia, organized a media preview of the 2020 Hyundai Kona ahead of the models introduction.Lets take a look at how well the Hyundai Kona fares in Malaysia, as weve driven the Kona in New Zealand a couple of years ago.2020 Hyundai Kona ExteriorDespite being a three-year-old model (Hyundai also just introduced the facelifted model overseas), the Hyundai Kona still looks fresh. Nothing else in the B-

Eric

Eric

Sep 30, 2020

Will the Proton X50 affect sales of Honda City and Toyota Vios?

The B-segment sedan market is a hotly contested segment, ever since the introduction of Toyota Vios back in 2002. It was created specifically to be sold in the ASEAN region, and with a starting price of RM 73,600, it was the cheapest non-national car to be sold in Malaysia, up until the launch of Toyota Avanza in 2004, with a price tag of RM 55,967. Toyota ViosWith the booming popularity of the Vios, it was a matter of time before their closest rival Honda to come up with a worthy

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Mar 26, 2020

Why I Buy: The Proton X50: You shouldn't be looking at anything else!

** This article is the personal experience of a Proton X50 and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar.Car Info Car: Proton X50 1.5 TGDi Flagship Colour: Citric Orange Ordered on: 16th September 2020 Received on: 5th November 2020 Price: RM 103,300Front viewReasons to Buy Exterior & InteriorThe Proton X50 just made my jaw drop the first time I saw it. Obviously, I’ve seen the Geely Binyue on which the Proton X50 is based on, but when I saw the Proton X50 in Citric Orange, I in

Why I Buy

Why I Buy

Nov 12, 2020

Meet the Proton X50 twin, Lynk & Co 06, their cheapest entry level SUV

Lynk & Co, the lifestyle automotive brand under Geely Auto, is set to launch a new compact SUV called the Lynk & Co 06 according to leaked patent photos. The Lynk & Co 06 is set to be the brand’s cheapest SUV yet.Unlike the models that came before which were underpinned by Volvo’s CMA (Compact Modular Architecture) platform, the 06 will be based on the BMA (B-segment Modular Architecture) platform, which is shared with the upcoming Proton X50, Geely Binyue, and Geely

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Apr 11, 2020

Is it true that another right-hand drive Proton X50 has leaked?

Recently, a suspicious photo began circulating on social media, depicting what appears to be a right-hand drive Proton X50.But is it real?Photo credit: The AjerulLike the photo we debunked last week, there’s a good chance this photo is a fake.The biggest giveaway is the left stalk behind the steering wheel, as the wiper stalk is mirrored wrongly. Check out the Proton X70’s wiper stalk for comparison. Note that the Proton X70's wiper stalk is on the right side of the steering, not

Eric

Eric

Jul 1, 2020

Geely Binyue PRO launching in China, will we get a Proton X50 PRO?

Geely will be releasing a new variant of their B-segment SUV to be called the Geely Binyue PRO. It’s expected to make its market debut in China on 15 April 2020.According to Chinese media outlets who received leaked photos of the Binyue PRO, it will be a mere cosmetic enhancement. This is unlike the Geely Boyue Pro which received an extensive upgrade in all aspects.Aesthetically, the Binyue Pro wears a sportier appearance with extended front spoiler lip, side skirts, blacked-out 18-inch al

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Apr 9, 2020

Hyundai Kona bakal terjah pelancaran Proton X50 pada bulan Oktober!

Walaupun Proton belum dapat memastikan bila Proton X50 akan dilancarkan, kami cukup yakin ia akan berlaku dalam bulan Oktober. Beberapa sumber kami yang dipercayai memberi tarikh yang sangat spesifik - 15 Oktober.Pelancaran pada bulan Oktober mudah difahami kerana Proton sangat memerlukan X50 untuk menutup jurang sasaran penjualan tahunannya yang terganggu akibat pandemik Covid-19. Sehingga Jun 2020, Proton hanya berjaya menjual 37,078 unit kereta berbanding 74,170 unit oleh Perodua. ​Geely Biny

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Aug 19, 2020

Rebiu: Hyundai Kona 2020, alternatif kepada Proton X50 dan Honda HR-V

Baru-baru ini kami dari WapCar BM telah mendapat jemputan daripada Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors (HSDM) untuk acara uji pandu media SUV segmen B terbaharu mereka, Hyundai Kona yang bakal dilancarkan tidak lama lagi.Kami pernah menguji pandu Hyundai Kona ini semasa pelancarannya di New Zealand beberapa tahun yang lepas. Kali ini dengan spesifikasi untuk pasaran Malaysia, mari kita lihat samaada ianya jauh lebih baik atau lebih kurang sama sahaja.Eksterior – Rupa yang funky dan unikWalaupun mode

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Oct 1, 2020

Malaysia's Proton X50 will ride and handle better than China's Geely Binyue

If you’ve been following us since last year, you would know we’ve test driven the Proton X50’s donor car the B-segment Geely Binyue in China, driving it on a variety of local roads.We love the interior and its straight-line performance, but not its handling and ride comfort. In fact, we pointed out that the Binyue’s ride and handling are the two most disappointing aspects of the car.The ride was terrible as the dampers were unnecessarily stiff and the engine’s 177 P

Hans

Hans

Sep 30, 2020

Proton X50 vs Perodua D55L; How do they compare in size?

The Proton X50 and Perodua D55L are probably 2020’s most talked-about cars in Malaysia. Though both SUVs have yet made their debut, the comparisons between the 2 cars have started since sightings of the Daihatsu Rocky/ Toyota Raize (Perodua D55L in Japan) started surfacing during the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show. But how do the 2 SUVs compare in size? Here’s a quick size comparison.While there is much talk about the two being the strongest “competitors” in the B-segment SUV mark

Jerrica

Jerrica

Aug 9, 2020

Spied: First glimpse at the GAC Trumpchi GS3 Power’s interior in Malaysia!

Perhaps one of the more curious models we’ve came across is the GAC Trumpchi GS3 Power. It took the team several hours trying to decipher the model when the spyshot came in.Now, we received a video of the said GS3 Power, this time giving us a glance at the SUV’s interior.While the 7-second-long video isn’t long by any means, it does reveal that at least one variant will receive an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system, as shown above.Keep in mind that the vehicle in question i

Eric

Eric

Feb 10, 2021

Video: 2020 Proton X50 review in Malaysia, is it really better than the Honda HR-V?

Much of the buzz in the automotive scene in 2020 was surrounding the Proton X50. The hype for Proton’s latest B-segment SUV is off the charts. So much so that Proton is having trouble to deliver new cars to their customers.We have detailed in full on all the pros and cons of the Proton X50 in a written review. But here is a quick recap if you are short on time.The X50 competes in an increasingly popular segment because buyers love the tall-ish driving position but without the bulkiness of

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Jan 23, 2021

Perodua SUV D55L vs Proton X50, which is better?

Malaysians are eagerly waiting for Proton’s next SUV, more affectionally known as the Proton X50. Over at arch-rival Perodua’s base, they too are gearing up for their very own SUV known internally as the D55L.The Proton X50 (based on the Geely Binyue) will sit below the Proton X70 and competes against the likes of the Honda HR-V and Mazda CX-3. The pricing strategy will reflect this model hierarchy, giving customers a more affordable but no less high-tech SUV from Proton.The next Per

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Dec 2, 2019

Mana lagi baloi beli, Perodua Ativa (D55L) vs Proton X50 vs Toyota Vios?

Tahun 2020 menyaksikan debut meletup Proton X50 ke pasaran Malaysia. Kini, ramai yang menanti debut Perodua Ativa (D55L) pada 3 Mac 2021.Dengan anggaran harga RM 73,400 bagi varian tertinggi, Perodua Ativa 1.0 AV jauh lebih murah berbanding Proton X50 1.5T Standard dan Toyota Vios 1.5 J.Jadi adil ke untuk kami membandingkan Toyota Vios dan Proton X50 varian aras mula berbanding Perodua Ativa varian paling tinggi? Senang je – harga. Ketiga-tiga kereta ini mempunyai harga 80k ke bawah.

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Feb 26, 2021

Lynk & Co 06 debuts, can our Proton X50 look as sexy as this?

Lynk & Co has officially presented their latest compact SUV, the Lynk & Co 06. It’s their smallest SUV to date and it looks very good!The 06 is built on the B-Segment Modular Architecture (BMA) platform shared with the Proton X50, Geely Binyue and Geely ICON. In terms of dimensions, the 06 is slightly larger than the Binyue (X50) with a longer wheelbase of 2,640 mm (+40 mm than the Binyue).As seen in previous spyshots, the 06 SUV gets that unique Lynk & Co family design with a

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Jun 17, 2020

Pros and Cons: Love the 2020 Proton X50's comfortable suspension, hate the seats

Over the weekend, we got the 2020 Proton X50 with us - and with it being arguably the nations hottest car at the moment, we got a ton of content lined up for you. In short, heres the pros and cons of the Proton X50: Pros: Good performance Ride and handling Best-in-class technology Build qualityCons Infotainment is miles behind Not very practical Ergonomics need getting used to Quite the fuel guzzlerNow lets go over them one by one.Pros - Good performanceThe quad-tailpipes are real, but dont mist

Sanjay

Sanjay

Dec 2, 2020

Proton X50 vs Perodua D55L - What specs to look forward to?

The Malaysian crossover segment is looking very exciting with the national carmakers pitting out against one another. In the blue corner, we have the Proton X50 and in the red corner, lies the Perodua D55L. Which will come up on top in features and equipment?Both crossovers are not really the same in size or category for that matter, but the one common denominator between the two is that they are definitely the most-anticipated cars to be launched in 2020 (or could it be 2021?)We know

CY Foong

CY Foong

Aug 10, 2020

Diintip! Penampakan Proton X50 dengan gril Infinite Weave Proton

Kini Malaysia telah lepas dari kekangan pergerakan PKP yang ketat tempoh lalu, dan unit homologasi di Proton pantas mengambil peluang untuk kembali ke lebuhraya. Gambar intipan terbaru Proton X50 yang akan dilancarkan tak lama lagi telah dikesan dipandu uji di lebuhraya dan kali ini SUV tersebut ditonjolkan dengan gril Infinite Weave.Ini bukanlah pertama kali Proton X50 diintai di atas jalan raya. Bila SUV tersebut membuat penampakan di Malaysia, ia masih ada gril expanding cosmos Geely.Spekulas

Mersita

Mersita

Jun 16, 2020

Perodua D55L SUV confirmed for 2020 launch, not a Proton X50 rival!

During Perodua’s annual business review, Perodua President & CEO, Dato’ Zainal Abidin Ahmad hinted that they will be launching a brand-new Perodua SUV in 2020. Although the company did not confirm (nor deny) the exact model, all signs point towards the Perodua D55L SUV.Perodua anticipates that SUV market share will continue to grow from the current estimation 20% of TIV (total industry volume) to 26% by 2025 and the second national carmaker is placing great importance on SUV mode

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Jan 21, 2020

Review: 2020 Proton X50 - all the pros and flaws about Malaysia's most-hyped SUV!

When some of us brought home the 2020 Proton X50, one experience united us all: neighbours coming out of their homes to kepoh.They cant believe it! The long-awaited, much-discussed B-segment SUV is right in front of them, and in the range-topping Flagship variant (RM 103,300 - SST-free price until 31-Dec 2020) no less.Amidst all the hullaballoo one neighbour quipped: "Its like seeing a celebrity!" Which, to be fair, isnt too far-fetched: theres tons of content out there which would giv

Sanjay

Sanjay

Dec 5, 2020

Proton X50 2020 – Berapakah gaji minimum untuk lulus pinjaman X50?

Yang ditunggu-tunggu telah tiba – harga rasmi Proton X50 baru sahaja diumumkan dan ada yang menahan nafas semasa Dr. Li Chunrong menyenaraikan pakej harganya. Mungkin ada yang menarik nafas lega, yang selebihnya hanya mampu melihat angka-angka itu satu persatu muncul di skrin - tangan tersemat rapi dalam poket.Bila dah tahu harga rasminya yang bermula dari RM 79,200 untuk Proton X50 1.5T Standard, pasti ada yang tertanya-tanya, “Berapakah gaji minimum untuk lepas loan X50?”Usah

Mersita

Mersita

Oct 27, 2020

Check out the Geely Binyue/Proton “X50” in Philippines, the Geely Coolray

Geely is looking to re-enter the Philippines market with the introduction of the popular Binyue SUV, which is now sold there as the Coolray. The Binyue has been immensely popular in the Chinese domestic market. Geely has already sold a record 100,000 units in just 8 months since its introduction. Now Geely is hoping to see a repeat of the Binyue’s popularity to revive the brand in the Philippines market. Known as the Geely Coolray in the Philippines, the car will b

Jerrica

Jerrica

Sep 26, 2019

2021 Perodua D55L - will it be a cheaper, better buy than Proton X50?

Set to be introduced in early-2021, the upcoming Perodua D55L could pack a number of Perodua-first features, including a turbocharged engine and a CVT-type automatic transmission.Here’s what we know so far about Perodua’s possible next big hit.1. What is the Perodua D55L?The Rocky was showcased as an unnamed SUV last yearThe Perodua D55L is Perodua’s codename for its upcoming B-segment SUV. The D55L codenamed actually started making its rounds on the internet as early as May 20

Eric

Eric

Nov 10, 2020

Which is a better buy? Perodua Ativa (D55L) vs Proton X50 vs Toyota Vios

Now that the Proton X50 has officially gone on sale, the next highly-anticipated model from our quasi-national car maker is the 2021 Perodua Ativa.With estimated prices topping out at the RM 73,400 mark, the top-spec Perodua Ativa 1.0 AV comfortably undercuts other well-established rivals such as the Proton X50 1.5T Standard and Toyota Vios 1.5 J.Why compare the base spec Toyota Vios and Proton X50 against the top-spec Perodua Ativa you ask? Simple, seeing that all three cars cost below the RM 8

Eric

Eric

Feb 23, 2021