The Proton S70 Is Officially Launched! Here Are 4 Important Things You Need To Know

The first 3,000 units are eligible for a special launch package.

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The long-awaited Proton S70 has officially hit Malaysian markets

National car maker PROTON today launched the highly anticipated Proton S70, its new generation stylish and dynamic sedan at the Axiata Arena in Bukit Jalil.

The launch of the car was officiated by the Minister of Investment, Trade and Industry, YB Senator Tengku Datuk Seri Utama Zafrul Aziz.

Here's all you need to know about the Proton S70:

1. The Proton S70 comes in four variants. Here's what each variant offers:

The S70 comes in four different variants: Executive, Premium, Flagship, and Flagship X.

The Proton S70 Executive comes standard with:

- 16-inch alloy wheels
- Halogen headlights
- Snow White and Space Grey Colour options
- Electric Parking Brake (EPB)
- 8-inch infotainment head unit
- Fabric seats
- Rear air vents
- Two USB Type-C ports
- Three USB Type-A ports
- 4-speaker sound system
- Remote engine start

The Premium variant gets all of the above, with these add-ons:

- Automatic LED Headlights
- Rear Taillight bar
- Auto-folding electric door mirrors
- Armour Silver and Passion red exterior colour options
- Leatherette seats
- Automatic climate control

The Flagship adds these features into the package:

- 17-inch alloy wheels
- Marine Blue and Teal Bayou Green colour options
- Nearby auto-unlock trunk
- 12.3-inch infotainment head unit
- 10.3-inch LCD meter combination
- Power-adjustable driver seat
- Wireless mobile phone charger
- 4G & Wi-Fi connectivity
- 360-degree view camera with 3D display
- 6-speaker sound system

Finally, the Flagship X adds these:

- Sunroof
- Quartz Black colour option
- Not available in Armour Silver and Passion Red

2. All variants are driven by the same powertrain

The S70 measures 4,602mm long, 1,809mm wide, and 1,466mm tall, with a 2,627 mm wheelbase. This positions the car as a C-segment sedan, putting it among the likes of the Audi A3, Honda Civic, Mazda 3, and more.

A 1.5-litre turbocharged multi-point injection 3-cylinder powers all variants of the Proton S70, producing 150 horsepower and 226Nm. The engine is paired with a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission which powers the front wheels.
All variants of the S70 come equipped with standard safety features such as six SRS airbags, an extensive array of 13 Level 2 Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) features which include both active and cognitive safety systems such as Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB), Intelligent Cruise Control (ICC), Traffic Sign Information (TSI) and Lane Change Assist (LCA). It also comes kitted with a Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) ensures driver peace of mind and a 360 Camera with 3D Display for parking convenience.

3. Here's how much the car costs and additional packages for your new car

The Proton S70 begins at RM73,800 with the Flagship variant priced at RM94,800. Here are the prices for all variants:

1.5T Executive: RM73,800 Peninsula Malaysia, RM75,800 East Malaysia
1.5T Premium: RM79,800 Peninsula Malaysia, RM81,800 East Malaysia
1.5T Flagship: RM89,800 Peninsula Malaysia, RM91,800 East Malaysia
1.5T Flagship X: RM94,800 Peninsula Malaysia, RM96,800 East Malaysia

You can opt for additional accessory packages. Here's what you get for each package:

Utility Package RM455
- Coil Mat
- Door Scuff Plate
- Boot Tray

Urban Package RM1,020
- Door Visor
- Digital Video Recorder (DVR)
- Floor Light

Aerokit Package RM3,130
- Front Skirt
- Side Skirt
- Rear Skirt
- Trunk Spoiler

Premium Package RM2,660
- Coil Mat
- Door Scuff Plate
- Boot Tray
- Door Visor
- Digital Video Recorder (DVR)
- Floor Light
- Proton X-Watch

4. The first 3,000 customers who register their vehicles by 29 February 2024 will enjoy additional perks

Those who opt for the Flagship X variant will receive the Aerokit Package valued at RM3,130 while Premium and Flagship variant customers are eligible for an RM500 service voucher.

All buyers will also receive increased PROTON Insurance Program benefits consisting of complimentary 1st-year Special Perils coverage.

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