PROTON

4th May 2020
Proton Coupe on the beach

Whatever happened to the Proton Coupe?

The Proton Coupe launched in the UK in 1997, around the same time as the Ford Puma. In this respect, it never stood a chance, but it had other issues, too.
2nd April 2020
Proton Satria 1.3 Li for sale

There’s a FABulous low-mileage Proton Satria for sale

There's a really low-mileage Proton Satria for sale on Auto Trader. It's just as well the country is in lockdown, because PetrolBlog really fancies it.
2nd August 2018

Pick-up and play: Proton Jumbuck GTI

Take a 2005 Proton Jumbuck GL, add some bits and pieces from a Satria GTI and what you have got? A Proton Jumbuck GTI, of course. Nice.
17th February 2015
Proton Impian by the sea

Bangerwatch: Proton Impian

Bangerwatch: championing the case for and against particular budget motors. This time it's the turn of the Proton Impian. With added Lotus. Oh yes.
17th June 2013
Old FARTs on PetrolBlog: Proton Impian

Car Confessional: Old FARTs

Car Confessional: PetrolBlog declares a love for a trio of Far Eastern saloons - affectionally known as Old FARTS - Proton Impian, Kia Magentis and Hyundai Sonata.
24th May 2013
Red Proton Preve UK

Is the Proton Prevé coming to the UK?

Could Proton be on the verge of bringing two new models to the UK? Introducing the Proton Prevé which looks destined for a UK launch some time soon.
23rd May 2013
Old Gold Top Gear: Proton MPI

Old Gold Top Gear: Proton MPI

It's time for Old Gold Top Gear, which this week features a tanktop-wearing Chris Goffey reviewing the delightfully retro Proton MPI. Look out for some shameless littering too.
10th January 2013
Proton Satria GTI on PetrolBlog

Bangerwatch: Proton Satria GTi

If you fancy a small Proton that's based on a Mitsubishi but has been breathed on by Lotus, you've come to the right place. The Satria GTI is for you.
19th November 2011
Proton Exora

Brief encounter: Proton Exora

PetrolBlog drives the Proton Exora MPV in the UK - a car that's destined to arrive on these shores in 2012.
29th June 2010
Bangerwatch: Proton Satria GTi

Car confessional: Part 2

A couple of weeks ago PetrolBlog became an automotive confessional (see http://bit.ly/99tb4T). A chance to share automotive guilty secrets and release the pressure from the shoulders […]