Proton Wira – The Full Wiki

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Proton Wira

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The Proton Wira is a car manufactured by carmaker Proton. released as a saloon and four-door hatchback 1993. The Wira was intended as a alternative to the Proton Saga a facelifted version of Proton’s model, the Proton Saga. as a compact model for Proton. The continued to receive minor until 2008, when a generation Saga was introduced as a model instead.

The Wira was planned to be replaced by two similar designed Proton cars: The Gen-2 (launched in 2004 to the Aeroback hatchback variant) and the Persona (launched in 2007 to the saloon variant). The Proton a saloon compact, was also in 2001 as an earlier successor to the saloon, but currently caters towards more upmarket below the Proton Perdana .


The Wira was introduced in as a 4-door saloon and was based on the Mitsubishi Lancer design, but the was slightly modified to distinguish it the Lancer. Modifications include from the 1992 Mitsubishi tail lights from the Mitsubishi Galant hatchback, from the Mitsubishi Mirage and a dashboard.

The frontal design continues the first shown on the Proton with a fluted bonnet tapers towards the Proton on the grill. In 1994, a 5-door version (initially badged as the Aeroback . in a similar fashion as the Saga hatchback) was introduced.

was originally in the works of a little-known estate variant of the Wira the mid-1990s, basing the car on the saloon and sporting similar taillights as the facelifted Wira. [ citation ] This revelation came light roughly the same following the publishing of a photograph on a newspaper, depicting an abandoned Wira prototype outside assembly plant in Shah [ citation needed ] As little was available on the car thereafter, however, the model is presumed to have ventured beyond conceptual [ citation needed ]

A minor for all new Wira variants was introduced in with a new grille and slimmer lights with clear Other minor changes made on the interior, grille and bumpers during the late-1990s and While having undergone minor reiterations, the general of the Wira has, for more a decade, remained mostly the

In 2004, Proton introduce the Special Edition or known as and plan to manufactured an estimated but failed to meet sales The WiSE models were in different periods of the Wira’s years as Aeroback variant, sportier accessories such as bodykits, redesigned interiors and an for an aluminium spoiler. Later year, all the Wira and Satria included the same front as the WiSE.

Several Proton released following the Wira’s sported frontal stylings were derivatives of the Wira’s. them, the original Satria hatchback, the Putra 2-door coupé. and the Arena coupe .

In an attempt to find a suitable to the Wira, the Gen-2. a hatchback the Wira Replacement Model, was and developed in-house by Proton, and was in 2004. In August 2007, the a new sedan model directly on the Gen-2, was introduced. Its introduction is as a legitimate replacement for the Proton range, but the Wira is still in Proton’s line of models.


Engine specifications

MT (F5M21)


Point Injection (MPI) System

Max output. 74 bhp (55 kW; 75 PS) @ 6,000 rpm

Max 108 N·m (80 ft·lbf) @ 4,000 rpm

Max speed. 163 (101 mph)

5-speed MT / 3-speed AT (F3A21)


Multi Point Injection Fuel System

Max output. 89 bhp (66 kW; 90 PS) @ rpm

Max torque. 126 N·m (93 ft·lbf) @ 3,000 rpm

Max 174 km/h (108 mph) 165 km/h (103 mph)

5-speed MT (F5M21) / 4-speed AT


Multi Injection (MPI) Fuel

Max output. 111 bhp (83 kW; 113 PS) @ 6,000 rpm

Max torque. 138 N·m (102 ft·lbf) @ rpm

Max speed. 187 km/h (116 (manual); 183 km/h (114 (automatic)

5-speed MT (?) / 4-speed AT


Proton Wira

Multi Injection (MPI) Fuel

Max output. 135 bhp (101 kW; 137 PS) @ 6,500 rpm

Max 162 N·m (119 ft·lbf) @ 5,500 rpm

Max 203 km/h (126 mph) 196 km/h (122 mph)

2.0D (diesel)

5-speed MT


Normally-aspirated injection, non-common rail

Max 67 bhp (50 kW; 68 PS) @ 4,500 rpm

Max torque. 123 N·m (91 ft·lbf) @ rpm

Max speed. 160 km/h (99 mph)

In its series, a 1.3-litre 12-valve was available on basic-specification Wiras. The 4G15 1.5-litre 12-valve used in the Iswara and its predecessor the was carried over unchanged. The 4G92 113 PS (83 kW; 111 hp) 1.6L 16-valve engine with multi-point injection was introduced together an optional 4-speed automatic (and power windows for all 4 a first in Proton’s history.

The multi-point injection versions badged as MPi, although was only used on the engine, and on the trim levels (unlike 1.5 MPi GLS in the car, the Saga, the trim were simply 1.5 GLS etc.).

In the Mitsubishi 4G13 1.3-litre engine also used in the was introduced for the Wira. This was in 1996 by the 133 bhp (99 kW) 1.8L 16-valve engine with multi-point injection, making Wira a Proton car to be powered by a DOHC At the same time, a 2.0-litre variant (badged as the 2.0D, or the SDi in markets) was also offered but was phased out in later years due to of interest from consumers.

The Wira is to date the only vehicle produced by Proton. 1999, all engine options for the in Malaysian market were and carbureted models were out.

In 2001 the Wira suspension tuning from .


Like most Proton cars of its time, the Wira did not offer any safety other than the standard safety belts with and laminated windshield. Export however saw a much better quality with safety such as driver airbag. intrusion bars and ABS. were also available as in the later Malaysian models.

In 1994, exports to the United began where it was marketed as the Persona (not to be confused the latest 2007 sedan by Proton). As with the Saga, all models used multi-point injection to comply with the I emissions standards. The UK market had a turbo diesel engine in the called TDi.

In 2001, the name was finally used in the Kingdom. replacing the Persona The Wira was subsequently replaced by the Impian (known in Malaysia as the ) in 2002.

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