Jagadamba Motors, the authorised distributor of Proton Vehicles in Nepal, will soon launch its first premium SUV on 28th April. The SUV will add one more premium vehicle in the SUV market of Nepal and the current vehicles of Proton in Nepal. The vehicle’s price is not yet announced for Nepal but is expected to be around Rs. 90 Lakhs.
Proton X70 Overview
Proton X70 is one of its kind vehicles from Proton for the Nepali market. Although Proton Nepal has not revealed the features or specs regarding the vehicle, we gathered some information about the vehicle, whereas the other pieces of information will be updated later.
Engine and Performance
The new Proton X70 is available in two engine variants: 1.5-Litre Turbo Petrol and 1.8-Litre Turbo Diesel. In the case of the 1.5L Turbo Petrol engine, it generates a maximum power of 176 hp at 5500 rpm and a peak torque of 255 Nm at 4000 rpm. It is mated to a 7-speed Dual Clutch Manual Transmission.
Similarly, the 1.8L Turbo-Diesel engine produces a peak power of 184 ps at 5500 rpm and a maximum torque of 300 Nm at 1750-4000 rpm. Moreover, it is mated to a 7-speed Dual Clutch Transmission with manual mode. The drive system on this engine is 2 Wheel Drive (2WD).
The fuel tank capacity of the Proton X70 is 60 litres.
Interior & Exterior Design and Features
The exterior of the Proton X70 is beautiful to look at with the Halogen Projector Headlamps with LED DRLs, and front LED fog lamps. With Proton’s traditional chrome accents, the vehicle has a premium look and aggressive stance. There is an 8-inch touchscreen display and proton link app providing vehicle status and remote control.
Going inside the Proton X70, we can see a premium interior with a leather steering wheel and fabric seat materials. There are air purifying systems and rear air vents for a good airflow all around the vehicle. Moreover, there are two steering modes: Normal and Sport, along with three drive modes- Normal, Eco, and Sporty.
- LCD Instrument Cluster
- 8-inch Infotainment System
- Push Start Button and power windows
- Online Weather Forecast
- Auto Dual-zone air-conditioning
- Proton Link App
- 6 SRS Airbags
- Anti-locking Braking System (ABS)
- Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD) Brake Assist
- Electronic Stability Control
- Traction Control System (TCS)
- Hill Hold Assist (HHA) and Hill Descent Control (HDC)
- Adaptive Cruise Control
- Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
- Rear Parking Sensors and Reverse Camera
Brakes and Suspension
Ventilated Disc brakes handle the braking on the Proton X70n the front and Solid Disc brakes on the rear. Similarly, there is a McPherson Strut suspension on the front and a Multi-link with a stabiliser on the rear.
Moreover, the Proton X70 has a tire of size 225/65 R17 alloy wheels. Also, there is an electric power steering wheel. The dimension of the vehicle is 4519 mm in length, 1831 mm in width, and a height of 1694 mm. Also, there is a wheelbase of 2670 mm and a kerb weight of 1635 kg.
Proton X70 Specifications
|Engine||1.5L 3-Cylinder Turbocharged Petrol|
|Max Power||176 hp @ 5500 rpm | 184 ps @ 5500 rpm|
|Max Torque||255 Nm @ 4000 rpm | 300 Nm @ 1750-4000 rpm|
|Dimension||4519 x 1831 x 1694 mm|
|Transmission||7-speed Dual-clutch Manual Transmission|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||60 litres|
|Front Tire||255/60/R18 – Disc|
|Rear Tire||255/60/R18 – Disc|
|Safety System||ABS, EBD, BA, 6 Airbags|
|Suspension Front||McPherson Strut|
|Suspension Rear||Multi-link with a stabiliser|
|Ground Clearance||161 mm|
|Kerb weight||1635 kg|
|Colours||White, Silver, Grey, Red, Space Grey, Brown|
Proton X70 Price in Nepal and Availability
Proton X70 is the first-ever premium SUV from Proton with an aggressive style, premium design, and loads of features. The price of Proton X70 is not yet announced but is expected to be around Rs. 90 Lakhs in Nepal. Also, there will be multiple variants of the diesel engine configurations.
The Proton X70 will be launched in Nepal on 28th April 2021.