Proton GEN-2

Proton GEN-2

A new Proton GEN-2 for £6,995

Published 22 September 2008 Melanie Carter

Grab a bargain this autumn on a Limited Edition Proton GEN-2, available now from just £6,995 on the road.

The GEN-2 has never been so affordable, at just £6,995 and £7,495 for the 1.3 and 1.6 GLS LE models respectively, that’s over £2,000 off the list price! Standard specification includes electric front windows, twin airbags and air conditioning with pollen filter. Available with both manual and automatic transmission, you could opt for the GEN-2 GSX LE model, which also comes with electric front and rear windows, air conditioning with climate control, twin front and side airbags, front fog lamps and sporty tailgate spoiler. Now with up to £2,800 off the list price, the GEN-2 GSX LE also comes with a stylish leather interior worth £1,000 absolutely free! At just £8,495 for the manual and £8,995 for the automatic, you really get a lot of car for your money with a Proton GEN-2 LE.

The GEN-2 offers customers stylish Lotus design, a firm ride and responsive handling, provided by our close collaboration with engineers from Lotus Engineering. The GEN-2’s 1.3 or 1.6 litre Lotus engineered CamPro engine delivers a maximum output of 110bhp and 148Nm of torque. To support this, an Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brake Distribution is standard along with side impact bars, crumple zones and anti-roll bar. Reverse distance sensors and power assisted steering on all GEN-2 models also help to deliver a stress-free drive. While away from the car, an engine immobiliser, alarm with ignition lock protection and remote central locking will all add to the peace of mind motoring.

Entertainment is provided by an integrated Blaupunkt radio/CD player with RDS and a four way speaker system and standard across the range are steering wheel mounted audio controls. A Bluetooth hands-free kit which works through the audio system can also be fitted as an accessory.

All Proton petrol vehicles including the GEN-2 have a 6 year/ 100,000 mile powertrain warranty, 3 year/ 60,000 mile total vehicle warranty and three years free RAC cover.

The GEN-2 is a car that has always offered practicality, trusted Proton reliability and value for money. Now, until 31st October 2008, customers can grab a real bargain on a GEN-2 Limited Edition from Proton, available from just £6,995 on the road. Hurry while stocks last!

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