Perodua Nexis – new D66B DNGA B-segment SUV?

Perodua Nexis rendering from Instagram / Behance

Malaysians are basically a car-crazed lot and we additionally love our Protons and Peroduas. Now that the 2022 Perodua Alza and Ativa Hybrid has been launched, individuals are desperate to stay up for what’s subsequent.

It seems like their targets are set on a potential B-segment SUV bigger than the Perodua Ativa that’s at the moment being referred to as the “Perodua Nexis”.

What are these Perodua Nexis photographs which have gone viral?

The supply of the hype is a set of renderings by laptop graphics renderer Idiyaz Baharuddin, who rendered a set of photos of what a future Perodua B-segment SUV may seem like.

He gave it the Perodua Nexis title because it is without doubt one of the logos that Perodua registered in April 2022. The opposite trademark registered alongside the Perodua Nexis was Perodua Traz.

Is Perodua planning a B-segment SUV?

Phrase is that sure, Perodua is planning an SUV bigger than the Perodua Ativa and in the mean time it’s given the codename Perodua D66B.

Will probably be constructed on the DNGA-B platform, which additionally underpins the 2023 Toyota Vios, 2022 Perodua Alza and 2022 Toyota Veloz.

Is the Perodua Nexis a confirmed title for the D66B?

The Nexis is just not a confirmed title, it’s the title that was chosen by the pc graphics artist for the renderings that went viral.

Perodua has trademarked varied different names that it has not used but similar to Perodua Traz, Perodua Eliana and Perodua Atrivia.

Even so, the title of the brand new Perodua SUV may very well be none of those beforehand trademarked names and as an alternative a future title that has not been trademarked but.

What Daihatsu or Toyota mannequin will the Perodua D66B be primarily based on?

There are at the moment no B-segment SUVs primarily based on DNGA launched in any market but.

The next are some B-segment SUV fashions that Toyota are promoting. Might any of them find yourself changing into a Perodua?

1) Toyota Yaris Cross

That is the Toyota Yaris Cross, which not too long ago received the 2022 World City Automotive of the 12 months award. It’s fairly good trying and it seems just like the rendered Perodua Nexis takes some inspiration from it.

Nevertheless, that is an costly “first world” Euro/Japan market mannequin that’s primarily based on TNGA-B as an alternative of DNGA-B, so it’s not more likely to turn out to be a Perodua.

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2) Toyota Urban Cruiser HyRyder

That is B-segment SUV bought in India, which means it may very well be price efficient sufficient to be bought as a Perodua, however it’s neither primarily based on DNGA-B or TNGA-B.

As a substitute, it is a product for the Indian market primarily based on a JV with Suzuki, sharing a platform with the Suzuki Grand Vitara.

Neither of the 2 merchandise above seem to be they might type the bottom for a future Perodua B-segment SUV.

Will Perodua take the lead on the DNGA B-SUV mission?

Perodua D66B Rendering by Theophilus Chin

Since there is no such thing as a DNGA-B SUV in existence but, may Perodua be taking the lead on the event? In any case, it did so with the Myvi and the Bezza. That may very well be one risk.

The opposite may simply be {that a} future DNGA-B Yaris Cross merely hasn’t been revealed but. This Yaris Cross will solely share a reputation with the European TNGA-B Yaris Cross however be constructed on DNGA-B as an alternative, and be a part of the Yaris hatch and Yaris Ativ (Vios) sedan household in Thailand, and finally a Perodua in Malaysia.

Would you be available in the market for a Perodua SUV bigger than the Ativa?

Tags: Perodua D66B, Perodua Nexis

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