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Yet again, the 2016 Proton Saga has been spotted, this time by reader Yow Hong Chieh. The sole rear shot of this development prototype shows the car minus a little bit of camouflage, revealing a few more details of the heavily revised budget-minded sedan.

With much of the hard disguise taken off the rear of the Saga, we can see a new, more three-dimensional tail light design, although whether it will retain the Saga FL and FLX‘s LED lighting remains to be seen. There’s also a centrally mounted rear fog light in the bumper, which likely means that the entire bumper design is new. Also seen here is a new kinked C-pillar design, along with new door handles from the Iriz.

No view of the front, but previous spyshots have shown that while a lot remains identical to the current car – such as the identical bonnet and front door cutouts and the carried-over door mirrors – the new Saga appears to feature reshaped headlights, as well as a jutting chin spoiler that has been seen on newer Proton models from the Prevé onwards.

Technical details remain scarce right now, but the Saga could launch with the Iriz’s 1.3 litre VVT engine and a choice of a five-speed manual or a CVT. Proton’s new naturally-aspirated 1.0 litre and 1.2 litre three-cylinder engines may also make an appearance further down the line – these mills are slated to begin production by the end of 2017 – while a turbocharged version of the 1.0 litre engine could also feature.

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