In 1995 the largest car company of Malaysia Proton, introduced a model Proton Persona 400. The car is created on the same platform as the Mitsubishi Lancer, and even looks a lot like its Japanese prototype. The car is available in three body styles: sedan, coupe and five-door hatchback.
Proton Persona 400 in sedan body has four versions and is equipped with both petrol and diesel engines. The most powerful version of Proton Persona 400 received four-cylinder gasoline inline-injection engine with volume of 1, 6 liter and capacity of 113 horsepower, five-speed manual transmission, front-wheel drive. The maximum speed of the car is 187 kilometers per hour. In the combined cycle the car consumes 7 liters of fuel per 100 kilometers, the same fuel consumption as in sedan Proton Saga.
Dimensions of Proton Persona 400 are the following: length - 4360 mm, width - 1690 mm, height - 1385 mm. The wheelbase is 2500 mm. Standard equipment includes driver\'s airbag, electric windows, electric mirrors, air conditioning and audio system.
The compact three-door hatchback Proton Persona 300 Compact was created on the basis of the model Mitsubishi Colt by Malaysian company Proton. The first car went off the assembly line in 1996.
The model has received four versions. The most economical was equipped with a petrol fuel-injected four-cylinder engine in volume of 1.3 liter and capacity of 75 horsepower, five-speed manual transmission, and front wheel drive.
The maximum speed is 164 km / h, and acceleration from zero to 100 km / h takes 13 seconds.
In the urban area car consumes 10 liters of fuel per 100 kilometers. Length of Proton Persona 300 Compact in the body of hatchback is 3990 mm, width is 1698 mm, height is 1365 mm.
The most powerful configuration of Proton Persona Compact 300 is equipped with gasoline inline-injection engine with volume of 1.8 liter and capacity of 135 horsepower, five-speed manual gearbox and top speed of 210 km / h. The car accelerates to 100 km / h in 7 seconds. In this modification, the Proton Persona 300 Compact has received an elongated body.