Proton Prevé: small sedan revealed

Proton’s new flagship sedan will be referred to as the Proton Preve when it is unveiled in Malaysia next month.

Despite the fact that still unofficial at this stage, the ‘Prevé’ title has appeared in leaked Proton advertising materials with each other with the very first clear image of the production vehicle.

The Prevé will change the Persona in Proton Australia’s line-up in September, despite the fact that it guarantees to be more substantial and considerably much better equipped, according to a leaked specification sheet posted on TriStupe website.

At 4543mm lengthy, 1786mm broad, 1524mm tall and with a wheelbase of 2650mm, the Prevé has equivalent external dimensions to the Mazda3 sedan, and a 508-litre boot will give it 1 of the largest cargo capacities in its class.

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The leading-spec Prevé GXR will be powered by a 1.six-litre turbocharged petrol engine that produces 103kW of energy (at 5000rpm) and 205Nm of torque (2000-4000rpm) – a substantial improve from the outgoing 82kW/148Nm motor in the Persona. Fuel consumption is rated at six.5 litres per 100km according to the Malaysian specification sheet, even though the sprint from -100km/h requires 9.six seconds.

The entry-level Prevé GX will get an 80kW/150Nm naturally aspirated version of the powerplant, which makes use of 5.8-six.1L/100km and will take 12.-twelve.five seconds to hit triple figures.

The GXR will come standard with a ‘seven-speed’ Protronic paddle-shift CVT transmission, although the GX will get the option of a 5-speed manual or a ‘six-speed’ CVT.

Proton Australia has previously confirmed the two designs will get six airbags, electronic stability management and alloy wheels.

According to the Malaysian specification sheet, the GX will get front fog lamps, USB/iPod/Bluetooth connectivity and steering wheel audio controls, while the GXR will add automobile headlights and wipers, leather-wrapped steering wheel, paddle shifters, climate management, cruise handle and push-button begin.

Regional specification and pricing details will be exposed closer to the launch of the Proton Prevé in September. Assume a starting price beneath $ twenty,000 for the GX manual.


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