Proton X70 launched in Pakistan

Proton X70
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Al-Haj Proton has just launched it’s 1.5 litre turbocharged X70 crossover SUV in Pakistan. The company will be selling two imported variants which are Premium FWD and Executive AWD at Rs5.4 million and Rs4.9 million respectively. Later the locally assembled vehicles will be sold at the reduced price of Rs5 million and Rs4.7 million respectively.

Ptoton X70 has been equipped with the adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning system, forward collision warning, voice command control for aircon panoramic roof and windows. It is to be noted that all the other SUVs which are launched in Pakistan so far lack such features. X70 is the same vehicle which was gifted to Imran Khan by the Malaysian prime minister Mahatir Muhammad last year.

Proton X70 Backview
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When it comes to engine, Hyundai Tucson and Kia Sportage have been equipped with 2,000cc engines while X70 has been equipped with 1,500cc engine. But one of the officials of the company has said that the 1,500cc turbo engine is much more powerful than the Sportage or Tucson engines. Proton has got the green-field status the Pakistan’s Auto Development Policy 2016-21. Companies like Kia, proton, Changan and Hyundai will pay less duties under this policy compared to other companies like Honda, Toyota and Suzuki.

Here are some notable features of Proton X70

Engine:

this car has been equipped with 1500cc Turbocharged engine which will produce 177hp and 255Nm Torque with Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT)

Sensors:

the car has been equipped with Parking and Door Ajar Sensors which means it will be a very safe car for driving.

Cruise Control:

Proton X70 has been equipped with Cruise Control option which means you can drive your car at a specific speed on the highways thus making your rides comfy.

Alloy Rims:

19-inch Alloy Rims have been installed in the new SUV.

Sunroof:

It has also been equipped with the Panoramic Sunroof.

Seats:

The seats in the car will be heated which will be great for the driver and passenger’s comfort.

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