New Proton Perdana 2016


Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak with the Chairman of PROTON Holdings Bhd. Datuk Seri Syed Faisal Albar Syed Ali Rethza Albar (front, right) and Chief Executive Officer of Proton Holdings Bhd. Datuk Ahmad Fuaad Mohd. Recognize (left), shows a good signal when launching new models at Proton Perdana Putrajaya International Convention Centre (PICC) today. - PHOTO / BERNAMA
PUTRAJAYA, June 14 - Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today launched the new Proton Perdana 4th generation at the Putrajaya International Convention Centre (PICC) here
Proton Perdana comes in two variants, the Perdana 2.0 L and 2.4 L featuring executive sedan a more sophisticated and stylish.
New Proton Perdana was built through a strategic collaboration with Honda Japan Ltd. under the platform to enhance partnership initiatives in terms of car handling and comfort.
Both Proton Perdana for variants 2.0 L and 2.4 L was worth RM113,888 and RM138,888.
Prime comes with a 2.0 L SOHC four-cylinder, 16-valve, which produces 154 horsepower and 189Nm of torque, while the flagship 2.4 DOHC engine comes with a four-cylinder, 16-valve, which produces 178 horsepower and 222Nm of torque. - THE STAR ONLINE
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Shah Alam: Proton Holdings Bhd (Proton) will introduce new models in the prime market in the first quarter of this year at a price of between RM100,000 and RM150,000 per unit.

Its chairman, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said bookings for the model is already open to the public, but it is still undergoing a testing phase to ensure that the car models to better serve the public.

According to him, PROTON require a long time to market the latest model to enable it to be fully tested, thus avoiding any damage as the previous model, which Preve.

"This model will offer lower prices and competitive compared to imported cars even though it has the same design and performance of foreign brands," he told reporters after a media briefing PROTON yesterday.

At the event, PROTON has also introduced a new logo and Mobile Breakdown Assistance Team, which provides assistance 24 hours and seven days a week across the country involving 24 teams as the start and additions to the team final on May 64.

PROTON capital allocated RM200 million for the development of the new Premium model on which it used the platform luxury sedan Honda Accord as 3,000 earlier edition Proton Perdana model used by top government officials present.

In a similar development, Proton announced the recall program 94.577 vehicle unit that consists of three models, namely Exora, Preve and Suprima began yesterday for the conversion of the oil cooler hose CFE.

Meanwhile, chief executive officer Datuk Abdul Harith Abdullah said, these measures would be implemented to deal with the possibility of damage occurring to the component after a journey of 40,000 kilometers (miles).

According to him, the cost to the oil cooler hose only in approximately RM7 and RM8, but labor costs are expected to be higher because it involves a large number of vehicles.

"We will call the owner of the vehicle model in one by one, especially for a vehicle that hit it with a mileage of this process is expected to be completed within the next six months," he said.

Out of a total of 94.557 vehicles were recalled, as much as 59,663 units of vehicles is composed of Exora, 28,642 units (Preve) and 6,290 (Suprima).