KUALA LUMPUR: Mellors Elliot Motorsport (MEM) is a UK based company with a proven track record in Motorsport preparation. Further, MEM is responsible for the design and manufacturing of the FIA Homologated Proton Iriz R5. And now, it has released the Iriz R5 sales brochure along with its pricing details. MEM has introduced the homologated Iriz R5 in both left- and right-hand drive layout, making it compatible for competitions all over the world.
The Iriz R5 rally car price starts from GBP 140,000 (approx. RM 776,000). The price includes an optional pack, tarmac kit, gravel kit, estimated running cost, and parts list. Powering this rally car is a 4B11T engine sourced from Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution. The powerplant capacity has been reduced from 2.0 to 1.6-litre to comply with the R5 rally regulations, limiting performance figures to 350 hp and 450 Nm. This mill is paired to a 5-speed Xtrac sequential manual gearbox.
The entry-level car is offered in ‘ready to race’ tarmac trim, which includes -
Note, the tarmac kit can also be purchased separately and would cost buyers GBP 23,500 (RM 130,222).
As mentioned, there’s also an option pack on offer that separately would cost GBP 45,000 (RM 249,362). Following elements are part of this pack -
Making the Proton Iriz R5 compatible for gravel rally competitions, MEM has a gravel kit on offer that includes-
Note, this gravel kit will cost a customer around GBP 19,900 (RM 110,397).
The rally car specialist is also offering some additional components, here’s a list -
More detail about the Proton Iriz R5 can be sourced from MEM’s official Facebook page and website, https://www.mellorselliotmotorsport.com/proton-iriz-r5/.
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