|After months in the background, Proton has announced the latest renditions of its best selling Saga and Persona variants. The announcement comes in time for a major festive season in the country.|
The Saga is the first variant produced by the National car makers back in 1984. Since then, there’s been plenty of upgrades for a car that’s meant for first time car buyers and those starting out. The 2014 Saga in Executive and SV versions are available with manual and automatic transmissions. The Exec. edition improves on the existing Saga SV, although prices remain rather consistent compared to the previous generation Saga.
The Saga Exec gets these enhancements for its 2014 rendition; monotone body kits, satin black center panel console, satin black aircond vent, satin black inner door handle, metallic warm grey front fog lamp garnish, ‘Smoked’ rear combi light and leather seats. Most notable addition on the inside for the Saga Exec is the ‘Boost’ up audio player with bluetooth telephony. Now, driver and occupants are able to receive and answer calls totally hands-free.
Enhancements to the Persona Executive include a new body kit, leather seats, 15″ rims, steering with audio switches, 4G wi-fi (a year’s complimentary limited data plan), front fog lamps, rear duck tail, body color door handles, chrome front and rear decorative wings, and driver seat height adjuster.
The Proton Saga Executive and Persona Executive are now officially open for booking nationwide. Six colors are available for the Saga Exec: Tranquility Black, Fire Red, Genetic Silver, Blue Rock, Solid White and Elegant Brown. As for the Persona Exec, there are seven colors to choose from: Tranquility Black, Fire Red, Genetic Silver, Solid White,Bronze Garnet, Chiffon Green, and the new Elegant Brown.
The Proton Saga ranges from the base SV auto up to Exec auto, with prices between RM 33,438.15 – 44,524, while the Persona SV and Exec run from RM 44,961.50 – 52,938. The Saga Exec comes with a three-year or 60,000km warranty and the Persona Exec is offered with a two-year or 50,000km warranty.