PROTON X50 officially launched in Nepal


Kathmandu, March 24. After the huge success of PROTON X70 last year,Jagdamba Motors, the official distributor of PROTON vehicles in Nepal, has officially unveiled the long-awaited Malaysian car maker PROTON’s compact SUV, PROTON X50. The vehicle was unveiled by Jagdamba Motors on March 23rdthrough the official launch eventat their Gairidhara showroom in the presence of various media personneland Mr. Mohammed Fadzal Abu Hassan, Charge d’ Affairs of the Malaysian Embassy.

The PROTON X50 is one of the most sought-after cars in Malaysia and is gaining popularity in various countries in recent times. Jagdamba Motors has unveiled 1.5T Standard, 1.5T Premium and 1.5 TGDi Flagship versions of the vehicle with 1.5 liter turbocharged three-cylinder engine in Nepal. It’s Standard and Premium versions produce 150 PS of power at 5,500 rpm and 226 Nm of torque at 1,500 to 4,000 rpm. Similarly, the Flagship version produces 177 PS of power at 5,500 rpm and 255 Nm of torque at 1,500 to 4,000 rpm. Not only this, it also features 7 speed dual clutch transmission with manual mode.

The PROTON X50 which comes in a very attractive design consists of features like: dual tone interior and exterior as well as Full LED Headlamp, 18 ” Alloy wheels, Quad Exhaust Tailpipes, Floating Floor Console, Panoramic Sunroof, LCD Meter Combination and Front Welcome Lamps.

When it comes to safety features, the PROTON X50 has a lot more features than other vehicles in the Nepali market. The vehicle has Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) for passenger safety including Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) and Forward Warning Collision (FCW), Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Stop and Go, Intelligent Cruise Control (ICC), Lane Keep. Assist and Blind Spot Information System as well as various other features like 6 SRS Airbags, Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Tire Pressure Monitoring System, Auto Park Assist and a 360-degree camera.

The PROTON X50 features a 10.25 ” Infotainment Head Unit, Voice Command, 3 USB Ports and Smartphone Connectivity, as well as a Driver Power Seat, Auto Rain Sensing Wipers, Auto Air Conditioning and N95 Cabin Filter for comfortable passenger travel.

Mr. Shahil Agarwal, Chairman of Jagdamba Motors, stated “The global demand and brand presence of Proton and the success of X50 overseas brought it to the Nepali market.” Adding to that, Mr. Deepak Agarwal, CEO of Jagdamba Motors, added“Malaysia’sbestselling compact SUV, PROTON X50, which has entered the Nepali market with more features than other brands in this segment, will definitely attract a lot of customers. And it will also reach to the greatest of height thriving with success in terms of sales’’

Jagdamba Motors is the official distributor of PROTON vehicles in Nepal. They have been selling PROTON SAGA in the entry level sedan segment and PROTON X70 in the premium SUV segment since 2020. PROTON has managed to make a big impression in the market with its excellent vehicle sales as well as after sales service and the new PROTON X50 will definitely increase its presence in the Nepali market.