New Proton SUV hits Brunei market

Azlan Othman

The new SUV, Proton X50 was unveiled at Econ Motors Sdn Bhd yesterday. Brunei Darussalam is the first international country to receive the new model.

PAD Motors Proton Brunei revealed the model at Econ Motors in Beribi Light Industrial Area with Charge d’ Affaires at the Malaysian High Commission in Brunei Darussalam Nadia Azura binti Mohd Nudri as guest of honour.

PAD Motors Managing Director Haji Hambali bin Pehin Dato Haji Mohd Salleh and PAD Motors Chairman Tan Kah Boon also attended.

Marketed as a B segment SUV, the Proton X50 is the closest customers can get to robotic assistance on the road providing comfort, safety, convenience and connectivity. It can even park itself and talk to passengers through its voice command.

In Malaysia, over 40,000 bookings have been received over the past weeks.

The Proton X50 on display