Proton S70 1.5T Sedan Officially Launched In Malaysia; 4 Variants Priced From...

Proton S70 1.5T Sedan Officially Launched In Malaysia; 4 Variants Priced From RM74k

PROTON has officially launched the Proton S70 1.5T, its new generation sedan, and its first after the last one about 7 years ago. The Proton S70 also marks the brand’s return to the C-segment sedan market after launching 3 SUV models over the past few years.

As the name indicates, the Proton S70 1.5T is powered by a 1.5L turbocharged engine. This is an in-line 3-cylinder 12-valve DOHC multi-point injection unit that is paired with a 7-speed dual clutch transmission with manual mode and provides 150 PS (148 hp) @ 5,500 rpm and 226 Nm @ 1,750 – 4,000 rpm. This engine and gearbox pairing is found across the 4 variants i.e. S70 1.5T Executive (RM73,800), S70 1.5T Premium (RM79,800), S70 1.5T Flagship (RM89,800) and S70 1.5T Flagship X (RM94,800). Proton S70_Launch

The development of the Proton S70 was a comprehensive process that covered 260,000 man-hours of R&D design engineering, 453 new parts development, 75,000 man-hours of testing and 1.2 million kilometres of driving. This was to ensure that the Proton S70 is suited to local conditions.Proton S70_1.5 Litre Turbocharged 3-cylinder Multi-point Injection Engine

Standard equipment found across the range are:

  • 50L fuel tank
  • Electric power steering
  • MacPherson strut (front) / Torsion beam (rear) suspension
  • Ventilated disc (front) / Solid disc (rear) brakes
  • Electric parking brake
  • LED daytime running lights
  • Cruise control
  • Drive mode selection (Eco, Sport, Comfort)
  • Intelligent entry with push start button
  • Remote engine start
  • Rear air vents
  • Smartphone connectivity for infotainment (including Bluetooth)
  • USB ports – 3 (front), 2 (rear)

Meanwhile, standard safety features for the 4 variants include:

  • 6 airbags (front, side, curtain)
  • Anti-lock Braking System
  • Electronic Brake-force Distribution
  • Brake Assist
  • Auto Brake Hold
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Traction Control System
  • Hill Hold Assist
  • Rear Collision Warning
  • Lane Change Assist
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Door Opening Warning
  • Rear parking sensors
  • Immobiliser & Theft alarm
  • 5-star safety rating by ASEAN NCAP

The Proton S70 measures 4,602 mm (length) x 1,809 mm (width) x 1,466 mm (height), with a wheelbase that is 2,627 mm long.

Individually, the differing specifications for each variant are as follows:

Proton S70 1.5T Executive

  • Kerb weight: 1,300 kg
  • 16″ alloy wheels (205/55 R16)
  • Halogen headlamps
  • Electric door mirrors with manual folding
  • Urethane steering wheel
  • Analogue meter combination with multi-info display
  • Power windows with auto down for all
  • Fabric seats
  • Manual air-conditioning with N95 cabin filter
  • 8″ touchscreen infotainment
  • 4 speakers

Proton S70 1.5T Premium

  • Kerb weight: 1,305 kg
  • LED headlamps (automatic)
  • Electric door mirrors with auto folding
  • Rear tail light bar
  • Leatherette steering wheel
  • Power windows with auto down and anti-trap
  • Leatherette seats
  • Rear centre armrest
  • Climate control with N95 cabin filter
  • Reverse camera
  • Front parking sensors (2)

Proton S70 1.5T Flagship

  • Kerb weight: 1,312 kg
  • 17″ alloy wheels (205/50 R17)
  • Nearby auto unlock trunk
  • Steering-mounted drive mode selection (Eco, Sport, Comfort)
  • Full LCD meter combination
  • Security tint
  • Driver’s seat 6-way power adjustment
  • 12.3″ touchscreen infotainment
  • “Hi Proton” voice command
  • Online navigation
  • Online music streaming
  • Online weather forecast
  • 4G & WiFi
  • PROTON Link app with Vehicle Status and Remote Control
  • 6 speakers
  • Wireless charger
  • Autonomous Emergency Braking
  • Forward Collision Warning
  • Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop & Go
  • Intelligent Cruise Control
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Lane Departure Prevention
  • Lane Centering Control
  • Traffic Sign Information
  • Intelligent High Beam Control
  • Tyre Pressure Monitoring System
  • 360-degree camera with 3D display

Proton S70 1.5T Flagship X

  • Kerb weight: 1,319 kg
  • Digital video recorder
  • Sunroof

“The Proton S70 is a testament of our commitment to listening and fulfilling the demand of PROTON’s customers. In 2018, we entered the SUV market with the Proton X70 and today we are the best-selling SUV brand in Malaysia. So now, we want to replicate that success by returning to the C-segment sedan market with the Proton S70. Our goal is to set new benchmarks in this competitive segment while ensuring more Malaysian drivers get to experience our dynamic and intelligent products,” said Dr. Li Chunrong, Chief Executive Officer of PROTON.

Buyers of the Proton S70 will receive a comprehensive package of benefits for an enhanced ownership experience. The Standard Package is inclusive of 5-year unlimited mileage warranty and 6 complimentary labour service. Further, those who pick the Flagship and Flagship X variants will also receive a 5-year data package with 1GB per month. Proton S70_Remote_Proton Link App

Additionally, low financing interest rates from 2.34% per annum are also offered via Proton Commerce and customers will receive a range of benefits if their Proton S70 is insured with the PROTON Insurance Programme. These benefits include a waiver of betterment cost for up to 10 years, agreed value coverage extending up to 12 years, comprehensive insurance for all authorized drivers, key care cover up to RM1,000, flood relief insurance up to RM1,000, personal accident coverage up to RM15,000, and 24/7 roadside assistance and towing.

The first 3,000 customers who register their vehicles by 29 February 2024 will enjoy additional perks. Those who buy the Flagship X variant will receive with an aerokit valued at RM3,130, while Premium and Flagship variant buyers are eligible for a RM500 service voucher. All buyers will also receive increased PROTON Insurance Programme benefits consisting of complimentary 1st Year Special Perils coverage. Proton_S70

Although there are 7 exterior colours available, only Snow White and Space Grey are available across all variants. Armour Silver and Passion Red are available only for the Premium and Flagship variants, while Marine Blue and Teal Bayou Green are for the Flagship and Flagship X. Also exclusive only to the Flagship X is Quartz Black.


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