Proton In 2018 – Part 21: Proton X70 SUV Officially Launched, Prices Announced! [+Videos]

FINALLY! After the longest “long lead-in” teaser in the history of motoring in Malaysia, the Proton X70 was officially launched last night by the father of Proton, Tun Dr. Mahathir himself! 35-years ago he did the same with the Saga, and it was fitting that he launched the latest model, Proton’s first SUV, the X70. […]

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Proton In 2018 – Part 20: New X70 SUV Scores Well In NCAP Crash Test + The Official Launch Is Happening @ KLIMS 2018!

The Proton X70, the first SUV from PROTON, has successfully achieved a 5-star rating after being tested by the New Car Assessment Program for Southeast Asian Countries (ASEAN NCAP). Details for the latest round of ASEAN NCAP tests have been released, showing the newest Proton model sits near the top of its segment for occupant […]

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Proton In 2018 – Part 19: Bookings For Upcoming New Proton X70 SUV Exceed 10,000!

PROTON announced recently that it has received over 10,000 bookings for the Proton X70 SUV during the official launch of Ming Heng Motor Sdn Bhd, a new 4S dealer in Setapak. The Company also confirmed that it exceeded its 3S/4S outlet submission approval target of 109 and that more applications to open such outlets were still […]

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Proton In 2018 – Part 18: Online Booking For Proton X70 Now Open!

In our last report on the new Proton X70 SUV here, we mentioned that online bookings would commence soon, and well folks today they have! From Proton: Booking a brand new SUV from PROTON has become easier than ever with the launch of the Company’s online booking platform. Accessed via PROTON’s corporate website, the new platform […]

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Proton In 2018 – Part 17: We Get To View The New Proton X70 LIVE! [+Video]

As promised, slightly over a month after showing their new SUV to the Malaysian media at a static preview, PROTON have released more details about the Proton X70 through a second more in-depth media preview today! This second round of previews for the first co-developed vehicle by Geely and PROTON concentrated exclusively on the Integrated Cockpit Information […]

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Proton In 2018 – Part 16: New Proton X70 SUV Previews Begin!

After months of building anticipation, the first-ever PROTON SUV – the Proton X70 – has finally had its public debut as PROTON Edar Sdn Bhd kicked-off its programme of exclusive customer previews in Petaling Jaya, from 19 – 23 September 2018. Customers, C-level executives from prominent corporations as well as potential corporate buyers were invited to […]

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Proton Previews New X70 SUV, Bookings Can Be Made From 8th September 2018! [+Video]

With a RM1,000 booking fee come 8th September 2018, you may be one of the first few to get your hands on the all-new, first-ever Sport Utility Vehicle from our first national carmaker Proton called the X70, which was previewed in the metal to the media today. At first glance the new X70 does indeed seem to […]

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700km in a Proton without refuelling? Yes, you can!

The final round of the 2018 Proton 1-Tank Adventure concluded last weekend. 31 Proton cars completed the 700km drive from Kulai, Johor all the way to Seberang Perai, Penang. The challenge was to drive the distance with only one full tank of fuel and all cars successfully completed the journey. It was only last month […]

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Proton In 2018: Part 14 – 2018 Half Year Sales Hit 8,102 Units!

PROTON kicked-off the second half of 2018 by posting its strongest sales numbers for the last 30 months. Sales grew by 31% over the previous month as 8,102 Proton cars were sold to local car buyers and export customers. While Malaysian sales were driven by customers looking to take advantage of the zero rating for […]

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