Sales brochure of Iriz R5 rally car released

Sales brochure of Iriz R5 rally car released

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 -

  • 18x8 aluminium wheels
  • Rallies eligible tarmac competition tyres
  • 355 mm front brake discs and 300 mm rear brake discs
  • Front and rear brake master cylinder
  • Brake calipers including spacers
  • Driver and co-driver competition seats
  • Front and rear underbody protection
  • Six-point HANS-compatible harnesses
  • FIA-approved fire extinguisher system
  • Competition steering wheel

Note, the tarmac kit can also be purchased separately and would cost buyers GBP 23,500 (RM 130,222).

MEM Proton Iriz R5

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 -

  • 355 mm rear brake discs including bells
  • Cosworth co-driver display
  • Data key and download cable
  • Central guard for exhaust and prop shaft protection
  • Data handling kit including a laptop with Cosworth software
  • Front side stone guards
  • Differential guard
  • Full United Kingdom registration
  • Winmax tarmac brake pads
  • Michelin competition tyres
  • FIA fuel sample kit
  • Driver’s footrest
  • Digital Stilo intercom
  • Wheel brace
  • Spare wheel kit including wheel, tyre, wheel tray, and strap
  • Navigator’s footrest including buttons
  • Roof vent kit
  • Map light including loom
  • Helmet net

Making the Proton Iriz R5 compatible for gravel rally competitions, MEM has a gravel kit on offer that includes-

  • Gravel-spec damper assembly
  • Outer TCA pin
  • Steering arm
  • 15x7-inch Speedline gravel wheels
  • Pin nut and retainer
  • Gravel brake discs
  • Outer gravel track rod mount
  • Gravel-spec compound Winmax brake pads
  • Rear-wheel stone guard
  • Disc retaining rings
  • Travel track rod spacers
  • Gravel brake caliper mounting pins

Note, this gravel kit will cost a customer around GBP 19,900 (RM 110,397).

MEM Proton Iriz R5 specs

The rally car specialist is also offering some additional components, here’s a list -

  • Heated windscreen
  • Left- and right-hand-side corner light assemblies
  • Brake balance adjuster
  • Lighting kit including left- and right-hand side corner light assemblies, six-light bonnet lamp assembly
  • Anti-glare dashboard coating
  • Carbon-fibre mirrors
  • Handbrake release and steering
  • Mudflap kit
  • Hydraulic connector kits for brakes, clutch, gearbox, rear differential

More detail about the Proton Iriz R5 can be sourced from MEM’s official Facebook page and website,

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