PROTON Satria Neo S2000 driven by 16 yr old Oliver Mellors - Rally Negeri Sembilan 2011
After a dominant run in the 2011 Asia Pacific Rally Championship winning
the Manufacturers and Drivers titles, PROTON ran as "double-zero" or safety
course car in the last round of the Malaysian Rally Championship in Bahau,
Negeri Sembilan. This was a fitting end to the year as the team wanted to
give Malaysian fans the opportunity to see the Satria Neo S2000 in action.
Behind the wheel is 16yr old "Ollie" Mellors from the UK. Although only
the "00", Ollie set many of the fastest stage times of the rally. You can
see him getting out of the car at the end of the stage before the transport
section, as he is not allowed to drive on Malaysian public roads until he
Proton Satria Neo s2000 The Stig & Car Performance test (before Top Gear Episode)
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The existing Satria Neo bodyshell is extensively modified to accept the
S2000 components including the 4 wheel drive system. It is then
strengthened considerably to comply with FIA regulations by fitting a
safety roll cage using 35 metres of ChroMo Steel Tube.
The engine is based on the Waja 1.8 engine with racing internals and
increasing the capacity to 1998cc NA, which is positioned transversely and
producing a power output of 278bhp (280hp) at 7600 rpm.redline 8500 rpm.
The transmission is a 4-wheel drive system specifically developed by Xtrac
for S2000, using a 6 speed sequential gearbox with 3 plated limited slip
differentials, and handbrake release system.
The Brake callipers are Alcon 4 piston calipers front and rear. The front
discs are 350mm for the tarmac version and 300mm for the gravel version.
The rear discs are identical for both specifications.
Featuring the GEMS integral engine ECU and power management system with
data logging and glass dash display.
The suspension is MacPherson strut and wishbone design by MEM using
Dynamics dampers. Anti Roll bars front and rear.
Fitted with 8 x 18 inch alloy wheels for tarmac and 6.5 X 15 inch alloy
wheels for gravel
1150 Kg for the tarmac version and 1200 Kg for the gravel version
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