Proton Holdings Berhad has recently launched the Satria Neo R3, now comes with an exclusive R3 body kit and accessories for an improved overall styling that reflects a more sporty and dynamic personality.
The Satria Neo R3 was officially launched by Proton's Executive Chairman, YBhg. Dato' Sri Haji Khamil Jamil at the Proton Centre of Excellence in a ceremony also attended by some well-known local and international rally motorsports such as Karamjit Singh, Kenneth Koh, Syafiq Ali and James Veerapan.
According to Dato' Sri Haji Mohd Khamil, with the existing demand for Satria Neo being fuelled and further expanded by its continuous success in local and international rally championships, the introduction of the Satria Neo R3 is Proton's response to customers who have been waiting for the revival of the iconic Proton Satria Neo to purchase an affordable two-door sports hatchback.
Adorning its original sleek bodylines and aerodynamic contour, the list of R3 goodies that will be equipped on the new Satria Neo R3 includes R3 Rear Spoiler and Front Spiltter, R3 Front and Rear Mark, titanium coloured side protecting moulding and 16-inch alloy wheels with an aggressive look.
Inside, the new Satria Neo R3 boasts exclusive R3 front semi-bucket seats and leather upholstery, R3 floor mat as well as an improved 2 DIN multimedia audio and GPS navigation system.
The Satria Neo R3 is powered by Proton's 1.6-litre Campro CPS engine that produces 125bhp at 6500rpm and 150Nm of torque at 4,500rpm. It offers two profiles of engine mode (Power and Fuel Efficient) that automatically switches between one another according to driving conditions. The Satria Neo R3 accelerates from zero to 100 km/h in 12.9 seconds, and reaches a top speed of 190 km/h for the manual and 185 km/h for the automatic transmission.
Safety wise, the new Satria Neo R3 come equipped with dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, pre-tensioner seatbelts and Lotus Ride & Handling for excellent grip, vehicle stability and driving response.
The Satria Neo R3 comes in four distinctive colours namely the Fire Red, GTi Silver and Tranquality Black. On top of that, for the first time ever, Proton offer customers with the popular Canary Yellow colour from the Satria Neo S2000, the car that has brought Proton many international accolades with wins in the APRC and SWRC rally Championships.
As an incentive for buyers of the Satria Neo R3, their cars will come with full standard specification and features including the signature R3 side stripes and front grille stickers for bookings and registration made by 31st December 2012. After the offer period, the stickers will be available for purchase as add-on R3 accessories.
In conjunction with the launch of the Satria Neo R3, Proton also introduced a special package for customers who are interested in treating their Satria Neo R3 with performance parts. A list of exclusive upgrades such as Lowering Spring Set, Full Exhaust System and Belt Accessory Drive are available via the special R3 package for RM2,841.00.
The Satria Neo R3 Executive Line AT is priced at RM64,250, while the Executive Line MT going for RM61,250. It comes with a manufacturer warranty period of three years or 100,000km (whichever comes first). Customers can now make their order today with booking fee of only RM300.00.