Spyshots: 2014 Proton Savvy

There's not a lot that can be said about the the Proton Savvy from a European buyer's point of view. Maybe it was the cheapest cars sold in Britain once or maybe Top Gear made a funny review about it once.
2014 Proton Savvy 7 photos
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The Malaysian supermini was put in production back in 2005. Exports models reached the UK the same year. This would explain why a prototype for the second generation Savvy was spotted in Europe by our spy photographers.

A much more modern design is peaking from under the camo, something that's desperately needed if Proton wants to stay competitive. The first-gen was powered by a 1.2-liter 70 hp engine borrowed from Renault, which is why we believe this car has a 75 hp version of that same block, the same basic engine offered on the Twingo and Clio.

Ironically, the biggest rival to the Proton Savvy is another Renault-powered car, the Dacia Sandero, also offered with a 1.2-liter engine and a manual five-speed.
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Mihnea's favorite cars have already been built, the so-called modern classics from the '80s and '90s. He also loves local car culture from all over the world, so don't be surprised to see him getting excited about weird Japanese imports, low-rider VWs out of Germany, replicas from Russia or LS swaps down in Florida.
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