In conjunction with Malaysia’s 62nd Independence Day celebration, Proton today unveiled the X70 Merdeka Edition (ME) at its dealership in Setapak, Kuala Lumpur.
Available exclusively as a Premium variant Proton X70, only 62 units of the Proton X70 ME will be available, with an asking price of RM126,100 in two colour options - Snow White or Flame Red.
While the number of available units coincides with the 62nd anniversary of Malaysia’s independence, Proton announced that it is aiming to sell all of them unit in August itself, judging by current demand levels for the Proton X70.
Besides the two exclusive exterior colour options, the X70 ME also gets its roof and A-pillar in Quartz Black colour, door visors, a rear bumper scuff plate, as well as a customised Merdeka Edition emblem on the tailgate.
Inside, the limited edition model comes with new floor mats, a trunk mat, as well as a special numbered Merdeka Edition emblem. The Nappa leather seats, glass roof, and the Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) found on the Premium variant are all carried over in the Merdeka Edition.
“The Proton X70 Merdeka Edition was born out of Proton’s desire to celebrate Malaysia’s Merdeka anniversary month. We are extremely thankful for the support Malaysian car buyers and the Malaysian government has shown to Proton, so this is the company’s way of creating a special version of the Proton X70 as a small gesture of thanks to all Malaysians,” said Dr Li Chunrong, CEO of Proton.
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