Classic Malaysian cars have always been more than just old cars.
Even outside Malaysia, people love these vintage cars, showing they’re not outdated. Cars like the Proton Wira and Perodua Kancil are still popular abroad, proving their appeal.
Whether it’s the cool design of the Proton Saga or the reliable Perodua Myvi, people everywhere still love them.
20 classic M’sian cars still being used overseas
Now, let’s check out 20 classic Malaysian cars that people worldwide still love.
1. Proton Saga MPi Aeroback (1994)
The 1994 Proton Saga MPi Aeroback 1.5 SL RHD was seen alongside the 2011 Volkswagen Golf 5-Doors Hatchback Mk6 RHD and Ford Fiesta 3-Door/5-Door Hatchback Mk6 RHD.
2. Proton 300-series/Satria (1998)
The 1998 Proton 300-series/Satria 1.6 GLSi LHD was seen in Alanya, Antalya, Turkey.
3. Proton Savvy (2008)
A 2008 Proton Savvy 1.2 Style RHD was seen in Pattaya, Thailand.
4. Perodua Nippa/Kancil (2000)
A 2000 Perodua Nippa/Kancil EX850 RHD was spotted at the “Classic & Retro Car Show” event at Himley Hall, Dudley, England, UK.
5. Proton Satria Neo (2010)
A Proton Satria Neo 1.3 CamPro GSX RHD, modified for motorsports, was spotted in Castle Combe, England, UK.
6. Proton Persona (2008)
A 2008 Proton Persona 1.6 CamPro GSX RHD, spotted as a police car, was seen in Norwich, Norfolk, England, UK.
7. Proton Saga Aeroback (1995)
The 1995 Proton Saga Aeroback MPi 1.5 SL RHD, along with a 2011-2017 Hyundai i30 5-Door Hatchback GD RHD and a 2008-2017 Volvo XC60 T6 AWD R-Design RHD, was spotted in Retford, England, UK.
8. Proton Savvy (2009)
The 2009 Proton Savvy 1.2 Style RHD, in the company of a 2010 Peugeot 207 5-Door Hatchback RHD, a 1999 Ford Ranger PE/PG/PH Single-Cab RHD, and a 2013 Ford Focus Mk3 5-Door Hatchback RHD, was spotted in Southampton, England, UK.
9. Perodua Myvi (2010)
The 2010 Perodua Myvi 1.3 EZi RHD, in the company of a 2010 Nissan Juke RHD, was seen in Birmingham, England, UK.
10. Proton 400-series/Wira Saloon (1999)
The 1999 Proton 400-series/Wira Saloon 1.6 GLXi was spotted in Uludag, Turkey.
11. Proton Wira Aeroback (1996)
A 1996 Proton Wira Aeroback 1.6 GLXi LHD was spotted somewhere in Turkey.
12. Proton Saga (2010)
The 2010 Proton Saga BLM 1.3 H-Line LHD, along with a 1982-2012 VAZ/LADA 2107 LHD and a 1989-2004 Toyota Hiace LHD, was spotted in Cairo, Egypt.
13. Proton Gen 2 (2012)
A 2012 Proton Gen2 1.6 CamPro H-Line LHD was spotted in Muscat, Oman.
14. Proton Exora (2014)
A 2014 Proton Exora Bold 1.6 CFE GX/GXR RHD is owned by an Australian individual who resides in Port Pirie, South Australia, Australia.
15. Proton Saga (1993)
A 1993 Proton Saga Saloon 1.5 GLS RHD is owned by a British individual who resides somewhere in the UK.
16. Perodua Kelisa (2001) & Proton Gen 2 (2007)
A 2001 Perodua Kelisa 1.0 GX RHD and a 2007 Proton Gen2 1.6 CamPro GSX (accompanied by a 2008 Ford Fiesta 5-Door Hatchback RHD) were spotted in Newcastle City Centre (Kelisa) and Sunderland (Gen2), UK.
17. Proton Saga Aeroback (1991)
A 1991 Proton Saga Aeroback 1.5 GLX RHD was spotted in Auckland, New Zealand.
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18. Perodua Myvi (2007)
A 2007 Perodua Myvi 1.3 SXi RHD was spotted in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
19. Perodua Kelisa (2004)
A 2004 Perodua Kelisa 1.0 EXi RHD, in the company of a 2014 Suzuki Alto 5-Door Hatchback RHD, 1998 Audi A3 3-Door Hatchback 8L RHD, 2004 Fiat Panda RHD, Nissan 350Z Coupé RHD, 2008 Ford Mondeo RHD, and 2006 Volkswagen Polo Mk4 5-Door Hatchback RHD, was spotted in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, England, UK.
20. Proton Wira Saloon (1995)
A 1995 Proton Wira Saloon RHD used as police cars was spotted somewhere in Bangladesh.