The 2019 Proton Iriz facelift hasn’t been formally launched but, however particulars and specs of the automobile have now been absolutely revealed, detailed through an unique media preview held earlier right now, The occasion wasn’t only a static affair, as there was an opportunity to briefly pattern the refreshed Myvi-fighter.
When it makes its market debut, the Iriz can be obtainable in 5 variants, these being a Commonplace 1.3L MT, Commonplace 1.3L CVT, Government 1.3L CVT, Government 1.6L CVT and Premium 1.6L CVT. The 1.three litre (providing 94 hp and 120 Nm) and 1.6 litre (with 107 hp and 150 Nm) mills are carried over from earlier than, however now recalibrated for higher gas financial system.
Exterior revisions embrace a reworked face, with a brand new entrance bumper and LED DRLs, new headlights in addition to a brand new ‘ethereal bow’ grille, deriving its inspiration from the X70. The rear additionally will get a recent outlook – modifications right here embrace a brand new bumper and tail lights, with Proton script in chrome on the tailgate garnish changing the earlier emblem. The facelift additionally introduces a brand new iRiZ mannequin badge. Different bits embrace a shark fin antenna, black-painted roof and 15-inch ‘rotor blade’ two-tone alloy wheels on particular variants.
Inside, the seats now characteristic a brand new upholstery design (semi-leather on the upper finish variants), with each higher and decrease parts of the cabin now darkened to supply a extra uniform look. Additionally on, a brand new seven-inch touchscreen head unit providing a spread of linked companies much like the X70, together with “Hello Proton” voice instructions for navigation, music and climate.
The instrument cluster has additionally been refreshed – the analogue gauges are larger and provide improved legibility, and a full-colour multi-info show makes its manner on. The steering wheel, in the meantime, provides on 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.
Learn our preview report for an in depth define of specs and tools on all of the Iriz facelift variants.
2019 Proton Iriz Premium 1.6L CVT
2019 Proton Iriz Government 1.6L CVT
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