Sunday, January 20, 2008

The New Proton Saga BLM

Slipped into my slippers, with rugged jeans I dashed right inside my car slamming the doors while speeding in sweat to reach the destination and skidded out of control, jumped out to SEE ----

.... the malaysian car that should've been put to sleep 6th feet underground more than 20 years ago.


Ladies and gentlemen, it's damn about time Proton did something more than applying cheap foundation products to their now Legendary Saga line.

Presenting...



The New Proton Saga BLM
(brought to you by Mr.Goober's late night show ®)


To tell the truth, I'm actually surprised by the sudden counter attack by our old friend Proton to whack Perodua's ass with something bigger than a stick.

Call me suspicious but this thing stuck onto its window is just too obvious :



Given the price range of just 38k to 42k, it's clearly targeted at the current local market's offerings.

Man, Vios lookalike sedan car for just 40k?! Shrek must've accidentally eaten his gingerbread friend right about now.

So will Perodua Viva's ass be whoopped badly by this? Will there be a new era of Legendary Legend? Or will abortion still continue?

Judge for yourselves :


Color looks good enough.




..and don't ask me about whether they were bribed.


The Campro engine..now with new Intake Air-Fuel Module (IAFM).
I think it means you get to dry your clothes with it. I think. I just think.


and the infamous meter light that looks quite similar to its latest first generation saga.


..and you get to put your clothes in that hole after drying it with the new Campro IAFM module.


looks good, but still has that legendary plasticky feelin' all over the car.



plasticky.



plasticky too.


beneath the plastic, lies even more plasticky materials all over it.


The HORROR of cheapness.


well at least it comes with alloy rims and Good Year tyres.


and a good ending.



What do I think?

Judging the car only by its cover will send legions of Proton fans driving over me (if theres any?!). Plus side on the exterior, it's understandable why they're slapping those cheap plastics all over in the inside. But since it's priced at a highly competitive market range, we can just see more of these babies on the road after all.

I just can't believe it.




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12 buzzes!:

angeles said...

Someone blogged: Potong - Baik Lagi Murah (BLM) haha...

Exterior, looks good.
Interiro, errmmm.....

And it's warranty only 2 years or 20,000km? Hmmmm...

So, is the Peanut gettin' one? O.o

Kopi Soh said...

Sori i got no taste wan so kenot comment, as long as it will keep me dry from the rain i am grateful and i dun have to take the bus or mrt, i am hapi.

Mr. Goober said...

angel, great :P i was thinking hard how to make a joke out of BLM but that didn't come out :) BTW....i'm using BLM's competitor! >:) not buying anything anysooner.

kopipoh great :P then you wouldn't easily fall for marketing prey eh??

papercrazy said...

Is proton paying you for this blog???

Hmm...usual lah, proton's creations always got somebody else's front and side and back...

a bit of vios, sentra, civic and bmw...

Heard Campro engine very fuel unfriendly..

_butt said...

should be called proton campur or something instead. you know, a lil bit of this, a lil bit of that... lol

Mr.Goober said...

papercrazy, that's why they kept saying proton potong cause they kept cutting em up and put em together.

yeah butt sounds like mambo number 5 ;D

Chev said...

very ocipala
and.. Perodua still rocks :D

Uncle Lim said...

hehe .. need to test drive first before make any comment. a lot of idiots already bash proton even before they go test drive the actual thing. very sad kind of thinking.

zeroimpact said...

I think they have to do something to try to capture the market again but then again, I don't know why, I don't like the steering wheel
hmmmm

WA (Wellness Affair) said...

What does BLM stand for? I really dunno what is BLM lor. Then dunno what to say la but it looks very different from the old saga.
Ahh look at those aircond! So cute, like closed eyes! :P

Mr. Goober said...

Well despite all that, i think it's still a no brainer to buy it if you're scouting for a car at this budget.

Like angeles said, Baik Lagi Murah (BLM) :P

The only thing that's holding back would be Proton itself ;)

*OOPS* Basher detected!

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