Proton releases concepts based on Lotus Europa, Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X

Proton Inspira Jeta Concept / Proton Lekir Concept

At an auto show in Kuala Lumpur, Proton revealed two concepts including one based on the Lotus Europa and another based on the Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X.

Known as the Proton Inspira Jeta, the re-badged version of the Lancer Evo X features slight modifications to the front-end, rear, LED daytime running lights, 18-inch alloy wheels, flared wheel arches, a new rear spoiler and a new rear diffuser.

Power for the Jeta come from a 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder making 237-hp and 253 lb-ft of torque. 0-62 mph comes in 5.6 seconds with a top speed of 144 mph.

The Lotus based Europa model is known as the Lekir and it features a restyled bumper, rear wheelarches and much more. No powertrain details were released but such a model could be powered by a 1.6L turbocharged Proton engine, and make use of the Europa’s platform and suspension components.

Proton Inspira Jeta Concept / Proton Lekir Concept:

– By: Zain Haq

Source: AutoCar, AutoCar