1990-2003 Mazda automobile; A compact sedan for the compact car enthusiast. 3 generations: 'BG'= 1990-1994, 'BHA'= 1995-1998, 'BJ'= 1999-2003. BG chassis cars have the B8 1.8L SOHC Inline 4(~108hp) and the LX has the BP 1.8L DOHC Inline 4(~125hp). BHA chassis cars have the Z5 1.5L Inline 4(~98hp) and the ES has the BP 1.8. BJ chassis cars have the Z6 1.6L, FP 1.8L, and FS 2.0L.
Known for thier sporty handling and driving style as well as outstanding reliability and crisp styling, they remain underestimated by the masses, but popular amongst Mazda enthusiast.
Some kid: Is that your car?
Me: Yes it is.
Some kid: Dude, what is that?
Me: It's my '94 Protege LX.
Some kid: Hey I got this Civic, it's like stock, I'll race you.
Me: No, that's quite alright. While my Protege is quick, it's a classy compact car and I'd feel bad degrading it by racing your Civic. Sorry.
an understudy or person being influenced greatly by another person
Bob's protege has grown to be just like him.
In the hip hop/music world, a singer/rapper whose career is backed up by or supported by an already famous musician.
Rah Digga is Busta Rhymes' protege.
Shawnna is Ludacris' protege.
Da Brat is Jermaine Dupri's protege.
Ms. Jade was Timbaland and Missy Elliott's protege.
And so on...
The best thing ever to come from japan. One of the coolest, most upgradable, good looking, and sexiest cars to emerge from the early 90's.
"Oh my god look at that car! What is it?
Bob: That's a mazda protege, I pity the fool that doesn't drive one of those"
A fancy way of saying favorite
Feather is BrO'Mally's protege.
An import car made from 1990 to 2004 by Mazda. Often used as rice machines or crap machines, most of these cars can be found in the junkyard, or on clubprotege.com
"Hey look it's protegechris and his rice ass mazda protege!"