That is an iconic second for all Malaysians, particularly for individuals who had been round when the primary Proton Saga was launched in 1985.
On 13 December, the extremely anticipated Proton X70 was launched by our Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahahthir on the Kuala Lumpur Conference Centre (KLCC). The automobile is Proton’s first-ever sport utility automobile (SUV) and in addition its first ever product since Geely teamed up with Proton.
“In fact, this automobile will not be designed and constructed by Proton totally however with a purpose to be quick on the street, you must lower corners,” Tun Mahathir mentioned.
To make the occasion further particular, the organisers have requested Tun M to recreate an iconic second which admittedly, pulled at our heartstrings.
In 1985, Tun M launched the primary era Proton Saga and he handed the automobile keys to his spouse, Tun Dr Siti Hasmah throughout the ceremony. Quick ahead to 33 years later, Tun M has finished the identical candy gesture once more together with his spouse. Solely this time, the loving couple is way older and the automobile is a flagship killer SUV.
Many Malaysians had been touched after seeing this scene because it displays how far Malaysia has superior over the previous three many years ever because the inception of the primary Proton in 1985. Some additionally expressed their gratitude in direction of Tun M for tirelessly working this nation and making a comeback when as an alternative, he must be chilling and having fun with his retired life.
As of October 2018, over 10,000 bookings have been made for the Proton X70. The usual variant is priced at RM99,800 and the top-spec premium variant bears the worth tag of RM123,000, which is fairly first rate for all of the bells and whistles the X70 has.
With Geely stepping in to assist out the corporate, hopefully, we are able to see the rebirth of Proton and extra aggressive merchandise coming from them. Kipidap Proton!
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