The publicly available second-gen Proton Perdana is on sale some six years after the original Mitsubishi Eterna-based model went out of production.
The eighth generation Honda Accord had a bigger body, and either a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder or a 3.5-liter V6. A coupe was also available in North America.
The eighth-gen Toyota Camry has a sharper body, lower center of gravity, and a new 2.5-liter Dynamic Force I4 engine or 3.5-liter DI V6, and 8-speed auto.
In 2013, just 18 months after the eighth-gen made its debut, the Chevrolet Malibu received a facelift with a bolder grille, and more fuel economy tech.
For 2016, the eighth generation Chevrolet Malibu sedan in China has been given a new more corporate and better looking nose.
The eighth generation Toyota Hilux is slightly bigger, but more importantly has a range of new and significantly upgraded engines.