September 22, 2014 @ 05:14 PM

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The Saga and Persona have been executively spiced up to stay ahead in the numbers game. By Arvind Kumar

The Saga and Persona have been executively spiced up to stay ahead in the numbers game. By Arvind Kumar

Having enjoyed tremendous success thus far with their Saga SV and Persona SV models; Proton has introduced two new variants, the Saga and Persona Executive, to tap further into the young executive and young family market segments.

The Persona Executive has undergone some cosmetic updates in the form of a bodykit and new 15-inch alloy wheels. There are seven colour choices now; with the introduction of the Elegant Brown hue. Fog-lamps and a rear spoiler also come as standard fare.

On the inside, the Persona Executive now includes leather seats, steering wheel audio controls and finally, a driver’s side seat-height adjuster to improve the dodgy driving position. Owners will also receive a year’s worth of 4G-WIFI connectivity via an in-car huddle.

The Persona Executive manual variant will set you back RM49,938 while the auto comes in at RM52,938 replete with a 2-year/50,000km warranty.

Also on offer is the Proton Saga Executive which has been spiffied up with monotone coloured bodykits and smoked-effect combination tail lights. The Saga Executive is also available with the new Elegant Brown in addition to the five other choices previously on offer.

The Saga’s interior ambience has been enhanced with satin-black painted center console, air-cond vent-surrounds and door handles. Leather seats will come as standard while the audio player has been upgraded to now include Bluetooth phone connectivity.

The Saga Eexcutive is available in manual and automatic guises priced at RM41,924 and RM44,524 respectively. The Saga Executive comes with a 3-year/60,000km warranty. A point to note, early bookings for both models will receive a three year free-service package deals, visit a Proton dealership near you.

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