Proton Inspira Jebat concept takes its inspiration from the Mitsubishi Evo X

Proton has revealed this Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X-inspired sports saloon concept at the Kuala Lumpur motor show in Malaysia.

The recently launched Proton Inspira is a re-badged version of the Mitsubishi Lancer four-door saloon with lightly modified front-end styling, and this Jebat concept version by Proton Design borrows its styling from the Evo X.

See pics of the Evo-inspired Proton Inspira Jebat

Powering the Jebat concept is a 237bhp, 253lb ft 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine petrol engine, although Proton hasn't said whether the car uses the Evo's all-wheel drive system. It can get from 0-62mph in 5.6sec and reach a top speed of 144mph.

Evo-inspired styling changes over the standard Inspira include a matte black finish at the front and rear, LED daytime running lights, 18-inch alloys, flared wheel arches, a new rear spoiler, bonnet louvres and a narrow rear diffuser. Inside, the concept gets Recaro sports seats with red stitching and a new in-car entertainment system.

Proton hasn't said whether it intends to put the sports saloon concept into production.

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3 December 2010

For the love of God...my eyes...they bleed! What a horrible piece of tat, can't see it hitting 60 in 5.5 with or without 4wd either.

3 December 2010

I think it loks good it ain,t that different from the Evo itself . The thing is would anyone by one with that badge iff the price was right say 16thosand . Id say some people might iff the handling is decent doubt it would have the 4wheel drive do so that is a lot off power throught the front wheels but iff the handling is by Lotus am sure it would indeed be good .

3 December 2010

Have you the back of it? It’s hilarious I tell ya! looks like any parking by ear and the body kit would fall off.

Similar to the old ford Onion with the body kit on.

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3 December 2010

Actually looking at it again the front and back and some sides do look half finished but thats not too bad buy the car get some Mitsu badges put them on it and finish the painting in whatever you think would look better on it and ye got a nice fast car for cheap lol .

3 December 2010

[quote Autocar]Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X-inspired sports saloon concept [/quote]

Spec-wise this is what they've been selling (in the US at least) as the Lancer Ralliart, so not exactly a concept car then. Pity somebody hit the back of this one and they had to fit the unpainted panels in a hurry.

3 December 2010

Erm...Proton...Just Why?

3 December 2010

I dont know why the word concept is used in this report.It is just a Lancer half painted !!!!

4 December 2010

EPIC FAIL!!!



Jebat' (Jebati) in Serbian language means - "to fu*k"

5 December 2010

Spectacularly awful. Underneath all that junk and Halfords paraphernalia is a decent car.

5 December 2010

I like it.

The nose is a bit SEAT bocanegra - so aggresive and handsome. and the side detailing looks old skool sporty. Something a bit different.

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