Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Happenings: A man from Penang wins a Bezza for Perodua Test Drive and Win Contest



Last weekend was a happening one for Perodua and those that attended the compact car manufacturer's MYPerodua Nation Carnival held in Shah Alam. But also celebrating something at the event was Mr Law Soon Hee, who was chosen to be the winner of Perodua’s “Test Drive and Win” short message service (SMS) contest which ran from October to December last year.

 Perodua Chairman, YBhg Tan Sri Asmat Kamaludin  (third from right) with the lucky winner for 'Test Drive and Win' Contest, Mr Law Soon Hee. Also in the picture are Perodua President & CEO, YBhg Datuk (Dr) Aminar Rashid Salleh (left), YBhg Datuk Dr. Nik Norzrul Thani Nik Hassan Thani, Chairman of Perodua Sales Sdn Bhd (second from right) and YBhg Dato' Dr. Zahari Husin, Managing Director of Perodua Sales Sdn Bhd. 

The chap from Penang received the new (facelifted) Perodua Bezza 1.3L Advance Variant complete with Perodua GearUp accessories. A heck of a win in my books.  30 other lucky winners won a 5day 5 night trip. 

The new Perodua Axia facelift, includes a new VVT-I engine with variable valve timing is now available at all 181 Perodua sales showrooms nationwide. More details are in the press release below.


PRESS RELEASE
Penang man wins a Bezza for Perodua Test Drive and Win Contest

Shah Alam, 20 Jan: A casual test drive turned into a lucky corner for Mr Law Soon

Hee, 26, when we was chosen to be the winner of Perodua’s “Test Drive and Win”

short message service (SMS) contest which ran from October to December last

year.

Mr Law received the new Perodua Bezza 1.3L Advance Variant at the MYPerodua

Nation carnival, Perodua’s first and biggest outdoor carnival, held here between 20th

January and 22nd January.

“Congratulations to Mr Law and 15,000 other customers for participating in this

contest; we hope that the new Perodua Bezza would come in handy particularly with

the Chinese New Year celebrations just around the corner,” Perodua Sales Sdn Bhd

Managing Director, Dato’ Dr. Zahari Husin said at the MYPerodua Nation Carnival

opening.



The MYPerodua Nation carnival was officiated by Perodua Chairman, YBhg Tan Sri

Asmat Kamaludin and attended Perodua President and Chief Executive Officer,

YBhg Datuk (Dr) Aminar Rashid Salleh; while diamond sponsors for the event are

AmGeneral Insurance Bhd and Bank Rakyat.

The contest required a potential Perodua buyer to test drive any Perodua model;

answer a simple question and SMS the answer for a chance to win spectacular

prizes.

The grand winner is a Perodua Bezza 1.3L Advance Variant (complete with GearUp

accessories) while a 5-day, 5-night trip awaits 30 other lucky winners.

“We also welcome all to come and experience MYPerodua Carnival and take part in

the many exciting games and contest we have prepared just for you.”

“In fact, one visitor could stand a chance to win one Perodua Axia as part of our

lucky draw prize,” Dato’ Dr. Zahari said.

The event will also feature live concerts and celebrity appearances fit for the entire

family.

On the Axia facelift, Dato’ Dr. Zahari said approximately 3,000 bookings has been

received from the public since orders were open on 13 January 2017.

“This is a good sign as the bookings (of 3,000 units) were captured within 7 days

(since bookings opened). We will ensure that delivery of our new Axia facelift is

delivered to their owners as soon as possible,” he said.

Perodua sold 214,700 Axia since it was launched in September 2014 which makes

the Axia Malaysia’s No.1 EEV. In 2016, the entry level compact car sold 85,900

units.

The new Perodua Axia facelift, which includes a new VVT-I engine – an

improvement compared with its current KR Engine as well as improved features, is

now available at all 181 Perodua sales showrooms nationwide.

The new engine with VVT-I will further boost the Axia’s fuel efficiency up to 22.5Km/L

in Eco-Driving mode, compared with the current 21.6 Km/L (manual transmission).

The engine replacement will include all current Axia line-up effective on the same

date.

Other improvements for the Axia standard include new styling for the front grill and

bumper; new backdoor handles; a new seat fabric design; and comes with projector

headlamp.

On the entertainment system, Perodua Axia Standard-G audio now comes with USP

port.

While for the Axia SE and Advance variants; improvements include new styling front

grille and bumper; push start button; smart entry with smart key; multimedia system

with ‘Smart Link’ (for android only); new design projector headlamps; new chrome

door outer handles; spiral design alloy wheels; new backdoor handle; new seat fabric

design (for SE); and meter-combi with new white illumination.

The Perodua Axia (Standard) comes in Ivory White, Glittering Silver, Ebony Black

and Midnight Blue. The Lemongrass Green and Cherry Blossom that were

introduced during its launch in September 2014 have been dropped.

The SE and Advance Version variants have two (2) additional colours compared with

the Axia Standard-G; which are Solid Sunflower Yellow and Metallic Lava Red.

The Peninsular Malaysia price for the new Perodua Axia variant begins from

RM24,900 for the Standard-E (manual) to RM42,900 for the Advance (auto).

“We welcome everyone to join us at the MYPerodua Nation, and for our Chinese

friends, Happy New Year,” Dato’ Dr. Zahari said.

- End

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