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CKD 2020 Proton X70 to get 7-speed dual-clutch transmission

PROTON is set for its first big launch of the year—the locally-assembled 2020 Proton X70. The national automaker confirmed that the CKD model will feature a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission co-developed by Geely and Volvo, in place of the six-speed slushbox on the current model.

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Motorsports

Team Proton R3 take 1-2 finish at Sepang 1000KM race

Team Proton R3 on Sunday sealed a successful 2019 season by clinching the title at the Sepang 1000km (S1K) race for a third consecutive time. The 2019 Proton Iriz driven by Mitchell Cheah and Fariqe Hairuman took top honours while the 2019 Proton Saga driven by Syafiq Ali and Azmi Shahrul made it a strong 1-2 finish.

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Automotive

PROTON offers 100% financing for Persona, Iriz, Exora, Saga

PROTON and Bank Rakyat have joined hands to offer a special financing package for the purchase of the Proton Persona, Iriz, Exora, and Saga. The special package offers up to 100 percent financing and is available from now until 31 December 2019, for fresh graduates and government employees.

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Automotive

PROTON kicks off 1 Tank Adventure with 2019 Iriz, Persona, Saga

Riding on the success of the inaugural 1 Tank Adventure event last year, PROTON today flagged off the second edition from the PROTON Centre of Excellence. The event invites Proton car owners to experience the sights, sounds and cuisin of Malaysia while driving economically.

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Automotive

PROTON records stellar June sales

Fuelled by its flagship X70 premium SUV, PROTON announced today that it sold 7,615 units of vehicles for the month of June, the second highest sales figure this year, following a record-breaking month of May (10,611 units). Its overall market share rose to 18.1 percent in June 2019, its highest since July 2015.

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Automotive

Book the 2019 Proton Iriz for just MYR9.99

Emulating the strategy for its SUV, the Proton X70, Proton is offering booking of its facelifted Iriz hatchback for less than a cup of Starbucks latte – MYR9.99. The flash promotion runs from now until 11.59PM on 11 March 2019.

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Automotive

Could this be the first Proton X70 crash in Malaysia?

Barely a month after its official launch, there’s been a crash involving the Proton X70. As widely spread across social media, the accident occurred along Jalan Kereta Api Lama, Kapar, Selangor.

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Automotive

PROTON launches first SUV, starting price under MYR100K

After months of teasing and sneak peaks, PROTON today unravelled the much-anticipated Proton X70 – its first sport utility vehicle (SUV). Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad launched the vehicle at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC).

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Automotive

Here’s the Proton X70 in full glory

It’s been teased and previewed to death, and finally, PROTON has properly unveiled its first ever SUV – the Proton X70 at the 2018 Kuala Lumpur International Motor Show (KLIMS). The much-awaited vehicle can be viewed at the PROTON booth from 23 November to 2 December 2018.

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Automotive Tech Talk

Sarawakian one of first owners of Proton X70

Some people have all the luck. A lucky Lelong.my customer is one of the first owners of the new Proton X70 SUV in Malaysia. Lelong.my handed the keys of the yet-to-be-released SUV to 39-year old Denise Anak Julie from Sarawak at a prize-giving ceremony in conjunction with Lelong’s 20th anniversary.