The battle to claim bragging rights as Australia’s lowest-priced car heats up, as Proton Cars Australia Pty. Ltd. readies to reclaim the title from Suzuki Australia Pty Ltd. Proton in June will introduce a 1.3L version of its S16 sedan with a single driver’s airbag priced at A$10,990 ($9,727). In December, Proton launched Australia's lowest-priced new car with the arrival of the 1.6L Proton S16 sedan, which sported an on-road retail price of A$11,990 ($10,612). Suzuki then grabbed the ...

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