Proton Satria GTi : An unsuccessful 4-pot Turbo, apparently

You never can believe what you read or hear can you? I am baffled, and am wondering who supplies the bulk of information found on Pretty obvious that accuracy and credibility are not their priority list. The ‘Wikipedia’ has this to say about Proton cars:

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The Proton (Perusahaan Otomobil Nasional Sdn Bhd) company, Malaysia, produced the following car models.

  • Proton Aeroback
  • Proton Arena (Called Proton Jumbuck in UK and Australia)
  • Proton Gen-2 was the second generation, replacement model for Proton Wira, launched on February 8, 2003.
  • Proton Iswara
  • Proton Juara
  • Proton Perdana, based on the Mitsubishi’s Mitsubishi
    Eterna, was first produced in 1994, intended for higher end market.

    • Proton Perdana V6
  • Proton Putra
  • Proton Saga was one of Malaysia’s first national cars and the first Proton car model. It rolled of the assembly line in Shah Alam in September 1985. The 100,000th Proton Saga was produced in January 1989.
  • Proton Satria
    • Proton Satria GTI was a sports hatchback. This car was poorly sold even in Malaysia, where Proton business started. It was a 4 cyclinder car with a turbo engine.
    • Proton Satria R3 replaced the Satria R3 model.
  • Proton Tiara was a vehicle based on the Citroën AX, built under licence Proton from 1996 to 2000.
  • Proton Waja (Called Proton Impian in Europe) was introduced to replace the Proton Wira. It was the first car model designed internally by Proton.
  • Proton Wira was introduced in 1993 based on Mitsubishi Lancer/Colt. More than 220,000 units were sold between 1996 and 1998
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