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Published: Saturday August 17, 2013 MYT 1:53:00 PM
Updated: Saturday August 17, 2013 MYT 1:57:04 PM

The Proton Suprima S hatchback is here

Proton Suprima S.

Proton Suprima S.

KUALA LUMPUR: National car company Proton unveiled its latest model, the Proton Suprima S, on Saturday.

The new hatchback was unveiled at the Matrade Exhibition and Convention Centre by Proton group advisor, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, who was accompanied by Proton executive chairman Tan Sri Mohd Khamil Jamil and Proton deputy chief executive officer Datuk Lukman Ibrahim.

The Proton Suprima S is available in two variants. The Executive variant is priced from RM76,638 while the Premium is priced from RM79,638 on-the-road in Peninsular Malaysia.

The Premium variant offers features new to Proton models, such as the Proton Infotainment with an Android-based operating system, rear LED guide lights, Hill-Hold assist, and Park Assist with front parking sensors.

The Proton Suprima S is powered by Proton's 1.6L Turbo engine, produces 140 PS at 5000rpm, with a maximum torque of 205Nm from 2000 to 4000rpm.

It is available for sale immediately and can be test driven at all Proton authorized showrooms nationwide, and five colour choices of Fire Red, Tranquility Black, Solid White, Genetic Silver and Atlantic Blue.

Former Home Minister Tan Sri Syed Hamid Albar was the first to buy the new hatchback in blue.

"I didn't even know I was the first customer. During the launch, I told Tun Dr Mahathir it was a beautiful car, and he said I could buy it and get it delivered immediately. So I did just that!" said Syed.  

Tags / Keywords: Proton Suprima S, Government, Automotive


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