Proton Iriz R5
|Constructor||Mellors Elliott Motorsport (MEM)|
|Engine||MEM developed 4B11 engine 1.6 L (98 cu in) turbocharged|
|Transmission||XTRAC Sequential Gearbox 6 4-wheel drive|
|Weight||1,230 kg (2,711.7 lb)|
|Notable drivers||Oliver Mellors, Nabila Tejpar, Julian Hope, Oliver O'Donovan, Theo Bengry, Eugene Donnelly, David Condell, Declan Gallagher, Liam Egan, James Williams|
|Debut||2017 Goodwood Rally Stage|
|First win||Goodwood Rally Stage 2017|
|Last win||Grizedale Rally Stages 2019|
The Proton Iriz R5 is a R5 rally car built by Mellors Elliott Motorsport in the UK under license from Proton. It is based upon the Proton Iriz road car. The car marked the comeback of the British Rally Championship for Proton.
In 2022, the rally car was succeeded by the Proton Iriz RX (Rallycross), which was built specifically for Team RX Racing and Oliver O'Donovan.
- ^ "Proton Iriz R5 Sales Brochure" (PDF).
- ^ Evans, David (18 May 2017). "Proton set for WRC return in 2018 with new Iriz R5". autosport.com. Motorsport Network. Retrieved 7 July 2021.
- ^ Lindroos, Pontus (20 January 2020). "Proton makes BRC comeback with Iriz R5". thecheckeredflag.co.uk. Retrieved 10 July 2021.
- ^ Lee, Jonathan (2022-01-03). "Proton Iriz Rallycross teased – based on Iriz R5 rally car, to debut this year with 600 hp and 840 Nm?". Paul Tan's Automotive News. Retrieved 2022-05-31.