Proton previews 2019 Iriz facelift before launch in March Today, Proton previewed their latest and extensively improved Iriz just before the official launch set for next month. This compact hatchback is the first Proton product to be updated following recent major collab with Geely. The revamp also sees big improvements in its stringent Geely GCPA rating. Proton claims over 350 items have been either replaced or refined to produce lower NVH levels, better braking performance and fuel efficiency. The Iriz will even feature new big brother X70 inspired Intelligent head unit with its fancy "Hi Proton" gimmick included, although specific modules such as the Proton Link tracking app will remain exclusive to the X70 SUV. On the topic of design, the Head of Proton Design, Azlan Othman took advantage of the expertise from within Geely Group design centres to create the Iriz's new cohesive look. During the presentation, Azlan mentioned the use of styling elements to create a visual link with other Proton models. What's New Front: New slim headlights Ethereal Bow chrome bar Prominent grille garnish Infinite Weave pattern grille New front bumper and air intakes LED DRL Rear P R O T O N branding spelled out in full New rear bumper Vertical bumper garnish New Iriz nameplate Shark fin antenna Wider appearance Wheels New Rotor Blade design wheels Iriz Flash Sale For only RM9.99 interested buyers can make online bookings of the new Iriz and be rewarded with free road tax for 2 years as a sign of thank you. The promotion starts 10am 1st March and ends at 11:59pm on 11 March 2019 Stay tuned as the official Proton Iriz launch commences March 2019 Continue reading the Post.