Wednesday, April 4, 2012

New Proton Preve Review 2012

Proton Holdings Bhd has chosen to name its latest car model, "PREVE", to grab the attention of both the local and global markets. 

Previously codenamed P3-21A, Group Managing Director, Datuk Seri Syed Zainal Abidin Syed Mohamed Tahir said the new name means proof, or had proven to the world that Proton can produce cars which met every stringent global specification. 

"We want to be a global car maker with a global appearance, global thinking and obviously need a name that signifies where the company is today and where we want to go globally.

"So, we have come up with PREVE, to also showcase the company after 27 years in the automotive industry," he told a press conference here today. 

The media were given an opportunity to test-drive the new car over 156 kilometres. 

Syed Zainal Abidin said the PREVE can garner a higher profit margin for the company with its price range of RM62,000-RM75,000 depending on the version. 

He said the PREVE is scheduled to be officially launched this month by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak. 

Proton has given importance to the styling of the car to attract a global audience, while previous models, were more tailor-made for the domestic environment. 

Syed Zainal is also optimistic of monthly sales of 4,000-4,500 units for the new global car. 

He is also confident that the PREVE will prove an attraction for overseas buyers and Proton is undertaking testing of the car at present for sale in South East Asia, Australia and the Middle East. 


Proton has paid much attention to safety features, including body strength improvement, speed and fuel consumption, accessories as well as handling system in creating the global car. -- BERNAMA

~Comparison chart~

Well, the Proton Power of 1 event has come to an end, and so has the five-day build up process, where Proton teased us different parts of the upcoming P3-21A sedan. It didn’t exactly end up being a complete build up, as you can see from today’s photos, with the last piece of item teased being the seats.
These seats are wrapped with fabric, as indicated by the leaked spec sheet. We expect an SE variant in the future to introduce leather seats as well. The rear bench has two headrests and a fold-down arm rest which integrates two cupholders, which is convenient.

Front Track1,542m1,475mm1,475mm
Rear Track1,542mm1,470mm1,470mm
Kerb Weight1,340kg1,235kg1,245kg

P3-21AInspiraAltis2012 CivicJettaForte2012 Elantra

So, will you consider Proton Preve or Toyota or Honda Car, which is more worth for your money ???

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Source: Bernama,


  1. I'm so excited to test drive this car. Hopefully can test drive it by end of this month.

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  2. What ever it is.. i got a very BAD days (since day 1) with my "Janda' (Wira Special Edition - 2004).. GOOD BY..!!

  3. I made a promise to myself since I was young-never buy a proton. Ain’t nothing gonna change my mind now. Malaysian got to wake up and realize that most people drive protons coz they have no choice. Price issue. I doubt many are proud to own one. Plain sight rip offs. Most Malaysian will prob be driving jap cars or conti if the tax is reduced. I’m so happy with my european ride. Great design and performance. My advise to all proton owners especially those guys who like to modify their cars like preparing for take off to the moon… STOP MODIFYING your cars to look like bmw etc.. Looks like bulls***. Save all the money for modifying, quit smoking and fast food and in time…you can buy yourself a really good car that doesn’t look like a piece of trash with lots of sound but no power. PROTON, your design sucks.

  4. Sorry Proton, i prefer Perodua after my bad memories with my old Saga Iswara LMSS... Bye...

  5. Pengajaran untuk Proton supaya mengeluarkan produk yang berkualiti setanding dengan kereta yang diimport dan khidmat servis yang boleh dipercayai serta tidak membebankan pengguna dari segi kos alat ganti dan perkhidmatan.

    Sedarlah proton jangan dibuai mimpi lagi kerana orang lain jauh lebih maju dari kita.Saya telah menggunakan 3 kereta proton dan apa yang saya komen di atas adalah apa yang terjadi pada saya. Tolonglah proton... berilah perhatian dan buatlah tindakan untuk menarik kembali keyakinan kami terhadap proton.

    Sikap patriotik kami lama kelamaan akan luntur untuk menggunakan produk tempatan kerana nilai wang yang kami labur tak setimpal kualati keret dan servis yang kami terima.

    Sekali lagi tolonglah proton dan insaflah..