The Proton GEN-2 Persona can has been introduced by Proton as a new model in UK. The Proton GEN-2 Persona is the saloon version of the five door hatchback. Powered by a 1.6 liter Lotus engineered Campro engine, the Proton GEN-2 Persona may develops 110 bhp and 148 Nm of torque. And the top speed for the Proton GEN-2 Persona is 118 mph.
The price for Proton GEN-2 Persona will starts at £10,795 for the manual transmission version and £11,595 for the automatic version. However, the new model will hit showrooms at the end of the month.
Proton Cars (UK) announces new addition to GEN-2 range
Proton Cars (UK) is introducing a new model to its range, the GEN-2 Persona. The latest addition to the GEN-2 line up is a four door saloon version of Protonís popular five door hatchback.
The GEN-2 Persona is powered by a 1.6 liter Lotus engineered Campro engine which delivers a maximum output of 110bhp, 148Nm of torque and a top speed of 118mph. All manual transmission models have a five-speed gearbox with a four-speed automatic option also available and superb ride and handling comes courtesy of Protonís sister company Lotus.
The Lotus influence is also evident in the exterior and interior styling, with strong lines and neat design touches. The tempest gray interior offers a spacious area for drivers with perfectly flat-folding 60:40 rear seats and ample boot space. Climate control with pollen filter helps drivers to keep warm in the winter and cool in the summer and front and rear electric windows come as standard. Entertainment is provided by an integrated Blaupunkt radio/CD player, with an MP3-capable CD player and four way speaker system.
Fully equipped for a safe and stress free drive, an Anti-lock Braking System with Electronic Brake Distribution, driver and passenger airbags, side impact protection bars, power assisted steering and reverse distance sensors all come as standard.
The GEN-2 Persona will be available in UK Proton dealerships from the end of March 2008 with Proton offering £1000 discount off the £10,795 (MT) and £11,595 (AT) on the road price.
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