Launched just minutes ago, the Proton Satria Neo R3 Lotus Edition is the
latest variant to roll out of the carmakers tuning arm, R3. Based on the
Satria Neo, the car come with the CPS engine, tweaked to
produce 145hp, 20hp more than the normal CPS variant.
True to Lotuss principals, the cars weight have been reduced to aid
performance, FRP side panels with carbon fiber hood and other lightened
parts makes the car 100kg lighter then the CPS variant also.
Suspension upgrade was done with the installation of Ohlin suspension set
and the front brake system have been replaced with four pot calipers and a
bigger and slotted disc from AP Racing.
Only 25 will be produced in conjunction with Proton's 25th anniversary. We
had a sneak preview of the car at the Proton test track; so get your copy
of CBT this weekend for more details.
Proton Satria Neo R3 Lotus Racing Edition
BadBoyBen pays a visit to Proton's motorsport division - R3, to check out
the very limited edition R3 Lotus Racing Proton Satria Neo before it is
delivered to buyers and has a chat with head of R3 Tengku Djan Ley and
Suriaya Kumaran, R3's Project Manager.
Malaysian police chasing Satria GTI and Proton Wira
Team Eagle (Malaysian police Evo 10) Proton Satria GTi has been pursuing
suspected criminals when the suspect tried to escape
of roadblocks. After inspection, the vehicle is suspected to lose less than
24 hours. The suspect said to have driven at a speed exceeding 180km / h.
The suspect also had violated a number of red light and tried to mislead
the police. The suspect also willing to think long without running through
the toll barrier, resulting in broken car windscreen. Chase scenes chase
continued for about 1 hour. Eventually suspects were arrested and taken to
Penang Headquarters for further investigation.
(Chasing the Proton Wira)
Next, Team Eagle (Malaysian police Evo 10) has been pursuing a Proton Wira
Aeroback near Juru toll plaza, Penang. During the incident, the driver of
the vehicle appeared nervous when police began watching them. As a result
of panic, the suspect then sped off before the start pursued in the
Almost 10km pursuit, the suspect vehicle eventually was intercepted near
the edge toll Bertam. Upon inspection, police found syabu in the car. The
suspect tried to fight, but the police managed to subdue them. The police
believe the suspect ran away because of drugs.
FIRST DRIVE: PROTON Satria Neo R3 Lotus Racing
There was a torrential downpour the evening that Ignition.my had the
opportunity to test drive the recently launched Proton Satria Neo R3 Lotus
Racing. Launched in conjunction with Lotus' return to Formula 1 this year,
it really is a very special and very limited edition of only 25 cars. It's
a brilliant car, what a performance Proton Satria Neo should be: good
spread of power and strong acceleration, fun handling and strong brakes,
and aggressive race-refugee styling.