National carmakers Proton has released first pictures of the facelifted Persona (Persona FL). The Persona has been a major model in Proton’s line-up for some time.

Proton has announced that the Persona FL is set to be unveiled along with the compact Iriz , which is also up for a facelifted version. The company’s efforts to upgrade its dealer network and models line-up have been on double time since the company’s acquisition by China Automotive conglomerate Geely two years earlier.

Proton Persona FL features

The FL Proton Persona comes with updated exterior lines, portraying an image of intelligent connectivity coupled with elegant aesthetics. In a nutshell, the updates are bare minimum but enough to call it an FL. Here are the front-end highlights a refreshed outer grille inspired by “Ethereal Bow”, first debut in the X70. an “Infinite Waave” radiator grille, redesigned bumper and LED DRLs on honeycomb mesh to pair with the lower bumper’s garnish. All these elements make the car look lower when viewed from the front.

From the rear, the Proton badge is featured on the trunk lid garnish; the Proton logo has been removed. A new bumper lower garnish enhances the rear visual identity while a slimmer spoiler gives a sportier identity. Finally, the Persona name badge receives a new bolder and more flowing typeface in keeping with the overall exterior styling theme. To complete the package, standard 15-inch wheels and a sharkfin antenna are added.

Inside, a color touchscreen give access to a host of connectivity. Inherited from the X70, a collaboration between Proton and ECARX, the Persona is loaded with advanced systems and more surprising packages. Proton will reveal the entire package when the official unveiling comes…

More information on the FL Proton Persona will be available at the unveiling.