‘Hey Proton, open all windows.’ As soon as he said that, all the windows of the car window went down. Not just the glass, word of mouth can be used to open or close the sunroof of the car as well as turn on the music and even the air-conditioning device can be controlled. PHP Automobiles has brought such a brand new car in the country’s market. The name of the car made in Malaysia is Proton X50.
In addition to using a variety of word-of-mouth features, the engine or air-conditioning device can be turned on or off remotely with the car key. The 1496cc 3-cylinder 12-bulb DOHC turbocharged X50 model car has 16 hp (horsepower). In addition to the 6-speed automatic gear system, the car can be operated in manual mode. The car can accelerate from zero to 100 kmph in just 8.9 seconds.
The fuel capacity of Proton X50 car is 45 liters. Consuming a liter of fuel, the car can travel 6 to 8 kilometers in the city and 13 to 14 kilometers on the highway. The length, width and height of the car are 4330, 1600 and 1609 mm respectively. Weight 1380 kg. Includes LED project headlights, daytime running lights (DRL), automatic rain detection wipers, roof rails and 18-inch alloy rings. The car can be run in three modes – normal, eco and sports.
The car can park itself in parallel or L-shaped space as it has automatic parking facility. With electronic parking brake, auto brake hold facility, the car can be driven comfortably during traffic jams. The car has three USB ports, which can be used to charge smartphones or other devices.
For safety, the car has six airbags, Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Emergency Braking, Forward Collision Warning (FCW), Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Keep Assist, System Lamp Deployment Warning, Blind Spotlight, TPMS) and has a 360 degree camera. The boot space of the car can carry up to 330 liters of cargo. There are 6 parking sensors in the front and back of the car.
PHP Motors recently unveiled the Proton X50 at the Dhaka Motor Show. SM Rakib Hossain, Corporate and Retail Manager, PHP Automobiles Limited, said Proton is a trusted automobile manufacturer in the world, including Malaysia. We are already working in the country to meet the needs of buyers. The car will be available at PHP Automobile Exhibition Centers in Dhaka and Chittagong.