After months of spyshots and teasers, Proton finally unveils the Preve, its latest and first of Proton’s new generation of cars.
Available in three variants, the RM 72,990 CFE-powered Premium, RM62,990 Executive CVT, and RM59,990 Executive Manual.
Where the 138hp CFE engine is coupled to Proton’s new 7-speed Protronic CVT transmission, the Executive makes do with the IAFM+ engines, with a 6-speed CVT and 5-speed manual transmission respectively.
The Preve is said to share the same platform as the Exora MPV and is built in collaboration with several world renowned parties.
Intended to be Proton’s global car, the Preve comes loaded with features.
On top of ABS, EBD, electronic stability control, dual airbags, and YES 4G capability, the Premium variant is topped off with an additional two airbags and push-start ignition.
“We are proud to say that the Preve utilizes up to 94 per cent components sources from local vendors,” said Datuk Syed Zainal, Proton Holdings’ group managing director.
The Preve is also the first Proton model to receive a five-star rating from the Malaysian Vehicle Assessment Programme (MyVAP), with its official certification presented at its launch by Wong Shaw Voon, director general of MIROS.
Both Premium and Executive variants are available in six colour choices with a 5-year or 150,000km warranty, or whichever comes first.
According to Proton the CFE engine comes with 10,000km service interval.