This is a rendering by Theophilus Chin on what a Proton X30 could seem like, utilizing the most up-to-date Geely “Starburst Vision” SUV styling uncovered on models these types of as the Boyue Neat and Boyue L.
Ever considering that the Perodua Ativa reignited the market for a sub-B SUV in Malaysia, other carmakers these as Honda have resolved to abide by fit in an endeavor to consider some of the Ativa’s income quantities.
1 verified case in point is the Honda WR-V, which has already been witnessed on examination about Malaysia and is anticipated to be domestically assembled at Honda’s Pegoh plant in Melaka.
So the issue now is, if even Honda is likely after the Ativa SUV current market share, will Proton go downmarket and enjoy in that rate vary as very well? Proton’s future start is predicted to be the Proton S50 sedan, would an X30 appear immediately after that?
Currently there does not look to be any contemporary Geely product that could be a suited donor auto for a opportunity Proton X30. If you go smaller than the Coolray (Proton X50), the upcoming move under are mini hatchbacks like the Geely Panda.
In the meanwhile, Perodua appears to be heading upmarket with an future design codenamed the Perodua D66B, which a lot of have started contacting the Perodua Nexis.
What do you consider, would you be in the current market for a Proton SUV smaller than the Proton X50? Allow us know in the opinions portion.