2019 Proton Iriz facelift – numerous enhancements; variant breakdown; RM9.99 reserving payment from March 1-11
We lastly have extra details about the 2019 Proton Iriz following an unique media preview held right now, together with the revisions made and full record of variants that you just’ll be capable to purchase when the mannequin is lastly launched.
Beginning with the previous, the brand new design is what we’ve already been proven in official photographs beforehand launched by the nationwide carmaker. With clear inspiration from the X70, the Iriz’s face carries the ‘ethereal bow’ grille that’s highlighted in chrome, which leads into the highest of the headlamps and “cups” the Proton brand within the centre.
Look a little bit nearer on the base of the bow and also you’ll spot the ‘infinite weave’ sample that’s outstanding on the X70. There’s additionally a brand new bumper right here, with slim LED DRLs nestled throughout the nook fake intakes.
Alongside the perimeters, the Iriz retains its acquainted silhouette, with the addition of 15-inch ‘rotor blade’ two-tone alloy wheels on particular variants (extra on that later), and a shark fin antenna.
Very like the entrance, the rear takes a web page out of the X70 as properly, with the Proton script in chrome utilized on prime of a black base on the tailgate (a brand new mannequin brand, stylised as iRiZ can also be current). A brand new bumper with a squared off center part homes the quantity plate, reflector/rear fog lamp and pretend shops.
Inside, the higher (together with the headliner) and decrease parts of the cabin have been darkened for uniformity, whereas a younger sample is utilized on the material seats. The motive force’s interface additionally will get an replace, with a brand new seven-inch head unit that gives a variety of linked providers which are just like the X70 (“Hello Proton” voice instructions for navigation, music, climate, and many others. however with out the potential to work the home windows/sunroof and air-con).
Elsewhere, there’s a full-colour multi-info show within the instrument cluster, together with a brand new search for the analogue gauges (greater and extra legible now). The steering wheel is as earlier than, with the addition of a perforated leather-based wrap and a voice management button for the pinnacle unit, whereas the Premium CVT variant will get a brand new X70-like gear lever and a frameless rear view mirror.
By way of powertrains, they’re carried over from earlier than, albeit recalibrated for higher gasoline economic system. The primary of two engines is a 1.three litre naturally-aspirated four-cylinder VVT engine (94 hp at 5,750 rpm and 120 Nm of torque at four,000 rpm), whereas the larger-displacement possibility is a 1.6 litre unit (107 hp at 5,750 rpm and 150 Nm at four,000 rpm). A five-speed handbook and CVT are the out there transmission choices.
Proton additionally claims that it has made adjustments beneath the pores and skin to enhance braking efficiency and diminished noise, vibration and harshness. We lastly come to the meat and potatoes portion of this text, the out there variants for the brand new Iriz, of which there can be 5 – Customary 1.3L MT, Customary 1.3L CVT, Govt 1.3L CVT, Govt 1.6L CVT and Premium 1.6L CVT. Customary gear on every variant is as follows:
Customary 1.3L MT
Comes customary with:
- 1.three litre VVT engine (94 hp and 120 Nm) with ECO Drive Help
- Halogen headlamps
- LED rear mixture taillights
- 14-inch alloy wheels with 175/65 profile tyres
- Shark fin antenna
- Customary head unit with two audio system and Bluetooth
- Two rear USB charging ports
- Single-zone handbook air-conditioning
- Urethane steering wheel
- Cloth seats
- LCD segmented multi-info instrument cluster show
- Two entrance and two rear parking sensors
- ABS, EBD, brake help, ESC, traction management
- Hill Maintain Help
- Two airbags
- Rear nook Isofix little one seat anchors with prime tethers
- 5-star ASEAN NCAP security ranking
Customary 1.3L CVT
Govt 1.3L CVT
- Computerized headlamps with comply with me residence perform
- LED daytime working lights
- 15-inch ‘rotor blade’ two-tone alloy wheels with 185/55 profile tyres
- Keyless entry and begin with distant trunk launch
- Seven-inch contact display head unit with 4 audio system, Bluetooth and smartphone connectivity
- TFT-LCD full-colour multi-info instrument cluster show
- Rearview digital camera
Govt 1.6L CVT
- 1.6 litre VVT engine (107 hp and 150 Nm) with ECO Drive Help
- Auto-folding powered facet mirrors
Premium 1.6L CVT
- Black painted roof
- Leather-based-wrapped multifunction steering wheel
- Semi-leather seats
- Frameless rearview mirror
- On-line navigation, on-line music streaming, on-board 4G and Wi-Fi hotspot, voice command performance for the pinnacle unit
- Six airbags
Proton has extra excellent news to share since you’ll be capable to place a reserving for the Iriz at simply RM9.99 as a part of a web based flash reserving occasion, which can run from March 1 to March 11, 2019. Color choices embody Snow White, Jet Gray, Armour Silver, Ocean Blue and Ruby Purple, with the primary 4 being new additions. No official pricing but as that is nonetheless a preview however when you needed to guess, how a lot do you suppose will probably be?
2019 Proton Iriz Premium 1.6L CVT
2019 Proton Iriz Govt 1.6L CVT
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