Official Features and Price of the Proton X70 AWD and FWD Variants
The FWD premium variant of the Proton X70 includes all the AWD variant's salient features and more.
The Proton X70 was officially launched in Pakistan on the 18th of December 2020. The company organized a virtual launch of the vehicle and revealed the price and salient features of the car during the ceremony.
The automakers stated:
Proton X70, the compact SUV, is being launched in two variants, i.e., the All-Wheel Drive (AWD) Executive and the Front Wheel Drive (FWD) Premium.
Here are the multiple features flaunted by both the variants:
Proton X70 AWD Executive
- Voice Command
- On-Demand Active All-Wheel-Drive System
- LED Headlamps with DRL’s
- Leatherette Seats
- 360-Degree Camera
- Drive Power Seat
- Tyre Pressure Monitoring System
- 18-inch Alloy Rims
Proton X70 FWD Premium
The FWD premium variant of the Proton X70 includes all the AWD variant’s salient features and more.
- Advanced Driver Assistance System
- Nappa Leather Seats
- Front Passenger Power Seats
- Panoramic Sunroof
- 19-inch Alloy Rims
Here is the price of both the variants:
The price of the AWD executive vehicle is Rs. 4,890,000, while the cost of the FWD premium vehicle is Rs. 5,390,000.
Both the variants are priced below KIA Sportage and Hyundai Tucson; the price point gives the Proton X70 an edge over the two compact SUVs. Therefore, tough competition can be expected between the three vehicles.
CKD Units Availability in Pakistan
During the launch ceremony, Proton’s executives said:
We will start the production of CKD units in Pakistan in the second quarter of 2021. Currently, we are creating a state of the art plan for Pakistan; it will soon be completed.
It is pertinent to mention that the Proton is a national brand of Malaysia. In recent times, the company has been enjoying an extremely successful run in Pakistan. It should be noted that the former Prime Minister of Malaysia Mahathir Mohammad gifted the Proton X70 to the Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan during the latter’s visit to Malaysia.
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