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Proton Prevé price slashed to $15,990 driveaway

The price of the Proton Preve has been slashed to $15,990 driveaway, making it one of the cheapest small cars on the market. Originally priced at $18,990 driveaway, the $3000 price cut represents a 16 per cent saving on the five-speed manual Preve. The automatic CVT-equipped Preve is now also $3000 cheaper, down from $20,990 to $17,990 driveaway...

Proton Prevé earns brand's first ANCAP five-star safety rating

The Proton Preve has been awarded a five-star ANCAP safety rating, making it the Malaysian manufacturer's first model to earn top marks from the independent crash tester. The small-sized Proton Preve sedan scored 34...

Sydney Motorsport Park Drift Festival coming in January

Sydney Motorsport Park will be filled with smoke and the sound of screeching tyres when the track's redeveloped South Circuit hosts its inaugural drift meeting in January 2013. With 150 entries, including some of the country's best master sliders, as well as special guests, trade stands and music, the Sydney Motorsport Park Drift Festival will light up the circuit, formerly known as Eastern Creek Raceway, on January 26, 2013 for almost 12 hours...

Honda, Proton sign agreement on future vehicle projects

Proton and Honda have signed an agreement that could see the two manufacturers share production facilities and platforms for future vehicles. The partnership between Malaysia's national car maker and Japan's third-largest automotive manufacturer could also expand into collaborations on new vehicle technologies and all-new models, as both look to grow their brands into new markets...

Proton launches five years free servicing on Preve

Proton has launched Australia's most competitive new car warranty program in conjunction with the launch of the new Proton Preve sedan. Buyers of the all-new Proton Preve will get five years warranty, five years free servicing and five years roadside assistance with Proton’s Five Star Service...

Proton Exora: Australia's cheapest seven-seater due in 2013

The all-new Proton Exora MPV is set to become the cheapest seven-seater in Australia when it goes on sale around the middle of 2013. Proton Australia told CarAdvice the Exora would be priced below the current price leader in the people-mover segment, the Kia Rondo, which is available from $25,990 before on-road costs for the five-speed manual variant...

Proton Preve: small sedan priced from $18,990 driveaway

Malaysian manufacturer Proton has unveiled the all-new Proton Preve small car at the 2012 Sydney motor show, announcing a highly competitive $18,990 driveaway starting price. The Preve (pronounced 'pre-VAY') compact sedan is the most technologically advanced vehicle Proton has ever developed and built...

Proton S16 FLX: update brings basic safety features, fresh styling

The 2012 Proton S16 FLX has been launched in Australia, with the Malaysian manufacturer finally introducing a number of fundamental safety features to its entry-level city-sized sedan. Previously equipped with only a driver’s-side airbag and seatbelt pre-tensioner, the upgraded S16 FLX now adds electronic stability control, anti-lock brakes (ABS), passenger’s-side front airbag and seatbelt pre-tensioner, front fog lights and reversing sensors as standard...

2012 Proton Preve: small flagship sedan debuts

The Proton Preve has been unveiled in Malaysia, revealing the new flagship model in the brand's low-cost line-up. The Malaysian Prime Minister was on hand at the launch, emphasising the significance of the all-new compact sedan, which represents a generational leap forward for the domestic manufacturer in terms of quality, design, performance, safety and technology...

Proton Prevé: small sedan revealed

UPDATE: 2012 Proton Preve: small flagship sedan debuts Proton's new flagship sedan will be called the Proton Preve when it is unveiled in Malaysia next month. Although still unofficial at this stage, the 'Prevé' name has appeared in leaked Proton marketing material together with the first clear image of the production car...

Proton Australia launching flagship sedan in September

Proton Australia will launch an all-new flagship sedan in September following the Malaysian small car’s unveiling in its domestic market in the coming weeks. Proton Australia managing director John Startari told CarAdvice the new model – codenamed P3-21A – will replace the compact Persona sedan in its line-up, but will be larger and considerably more advanced...