Proton Gen2 has a new identity with minor changes to refresh the current looks and now it is called the New Gen2. Below are the details of changes and price of New Gen2.
GEN 2 MINOR CHANGES (New Gen2)
The New Gen2 is introduced to REFRESH the exterior appearance of the car, increase its PRODUCT VALUE, and to introduce a more AFFORDABLE variant. At the same time, the objective of the new variant is to achieve a volume of 300 units per month.
NEW GEN2 CPS INFO
TRANSMISSION, VARIANTS, PRICE and COLORS
1 When is the New Gen2 introduction date?
The introduction will be on 22 May 2010
2 When can customer view the car at Proton showroom?
Customer can view the car at all Proton Showroom starting from 22 May 2010
3 What is the commercial name for this Gen2 Minor Enhancement?
It should be known as the New Gen2
4 What are the variants available?
There are 3 variants for the New Gen2 CPS.
5 What is the OTR price for the New Gen2 and how much is the difference from the current Gen2 (Peninsular Malaysia)?
RM 56,488 RM 54,988
Reduced by RM1,500
6 What will be the target volume for New Gen2?
The target volume for New Gen2 is 300 units / month.
7 What is the type of engine used in both the H-Line and M-Line variant?
Both of the HL and ML will be using the Campro 1.6L CPS engine
8 How many colors available?
Solid White (New colour)
Fire Red (New colour)
9 What are the changed items for New Gen2?
Front grill finishing
Outer Door handle finishing
Alloy Rim Finishing
Body colour (Fire Red & Solid White)
To refresh the product appearance
Increase product value while keeping all must have items
Leather seat stitching (HL only)
New Fabric design (ML only)
Door trim finishing
Offer style and driving comfort
Campro 1.6L CPS engine (HL & ML)
Offer power and performance for better driving experience
Upgrade the CPS engine into ML AT variant which previously fitted with IAFM engine
Other USP for New Gen2
Equipped with Dual Airbag with ABS
Ride & Handling
Comes with Lotus Ride & handling to provide excellent grip, stability & response
Sporty & Styling
Sporty enhanced appearance with exterior & interior finishing
Power & Performance
High power & torque output for better driving experience
Value for money
Offers excellent value in its class with enhancement for H-Line with no increase in price and M-Line (AT) variant with CPS engine
Summary of changed items comparison:
11 What is the year make for this model?
12 When will the Medium Line with Manual transmission be made available?
As this point, there will be no Manual Transmission (MT) for M-Line variants.
13 What is CPS in general?
CPS stands for Cam Profile Switching. It is an improvement to the power and torque of the engine through modification of the cam shaft profile and intake manifold.
14 Is CPS similar with DVVT for Perodua,VTI for Toyota, Vtec for Honda?
Theoretically speaking, CPS is the high performance engine for Proton. It has a similar concept as the DDVT, VTI and Vtec
15 What is the difference between CPS and IAFM (installed in The New Saga & Persona)?
CPS is a premium engine where the maximum power and torque produced by CPS is higher than IAFM. CPS improvement is on the cam shaft and intake manifold. However, IAFM improvement is only through intake manifold and IAFM does not have increase in power.
16 How about CPS fuel consumption?
Fuel consumption remains efficient.
WARRANTY & MAINTENANCE COST
1 How long is the manufacturer warranty period?
2 years or 50,000km (whichever comes first).
2 Is the EWP available?
Yes, it is. EWP provides additional 3 years or 125,000km on top of initial warranty of 2 years or 50,000km (whichever comes first). This makes the total warranty period of 5 years or 175,000km (whichever comes first).
STOCK AVAILABILITY, WAITING PERIOD & TEST DRIVE
1 When can I start to book the New Gen2?
The booking can be made with immediate effect from 22 May 2010.
2 What is the waiting period?
The waiting period is within 1-2 weeks.
3 Where can I test drive the car?
There will be no test drive car for New Gen2.
4 Are current customers who are still waiting for their car able to change their booking to this new model?
Yes, the change of booking can be made at the showroom where the booking was originally made.
PROTON NEW GEN2 INFO & PRICE LIST
BOOKING FEE & INTEREST RATE
1 How much is the booking fee?
Booking fee is RM500.
2 What is the hire purchase loan interest rate?
Interest rates are 3.75% for 5 years, 3.90% for 7 years & 4.00% for 9 years.