Proton EMAS

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Proton Emas
Proton emas geneva 2.jpg
Manufacturer Proton
Production -
Body and chassis
Class Compact
Body style 3 door and 5 door hatchback
Related Lotus Ethos
  • 1.2 liter three-cylinder flex-fuel capable gasoline engine
Wheelbase 2,600 mm (102.4 in) interior
Length 3,555 mm (140.0 in) interior
Width 1,699 mm (66.9 in) interior
Height 1,576 mm (62.0 in) interior
Curb weight 1400 KG

Proton Emas is a range of concept cars designed by Italdesign Giugiaro and developed by Proton. It debuted at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show as a hybrid vehicle.[1] Its electric powertrain is supplemented by a Range Extender Engine from Lotus Engineering; this is a 1.2 liter 3-cylinder single-cam 4 valves per cylinder engine that weighs only 56 kg dry and is optimized for 2 RPM points – 20 hp at 1,500rpm and 47 hp at 3,500rpm. Peak torque is 107Nm at 2,500rpm.

"Emas" is an acronym for Eco Mobility Advance Solution. The word "emas" means "gold" in Malay.

Proton Emas was planned to be Malaysia's and Proton's first global car and was expected to be in production by 2012. As of September 2013, Proton's website neither lists it as a current model or a concept car.

Proton's subsidiary Lotus Cars has shown a plug-in hybrid city concept car based on the EMAS named the Lotus Ethos.[2][3]


Proton EMAS interior.
Powertrain Engine & Performance
Engine 3 Cylinders In-line, 6 Valves, 1.2 Litres
Maximum Speed (km/h) 170 km/h (peak), 130 km/h (continuous)
Acceleration 0–100 km/h (sec) 14 seconds
Maximum Output hp(kW)/rpm 51 hp / 38 kW at 3500rpm
Maximum Torque (Nm/rpm) 107Nm at 2500rpm
  • 100 X 31 Ahr Cells
  • 370 Volts
  • 11.47kWh
Tyre & Rims 215/45 R18/18” (front and rear)
Power Steering Yes
Suspension (Front/Rear) McPherson/Torsion Beam
Brake (Front/Rear) n/a

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Paul Tan (2010-03-02). "Proton showcases the EMAS, EMAS Country and EMAS3 trio of concepts at Geneva 2010!". Paul Tan's Automotive News. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  2. ^ Dan Strong (2011-06-21). "Lotus confirms new V8 and city car too". Auto Express. Retrieved 2011-08-11. 
  3. ^ Tim Pollard (2010-12-16). "Lotus supermini 'here in October 2013' - Bahar". Car magazine. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 

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