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High times ahead for unique Isuzu bakkie

PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa – Kanu Commercial Body Builders has created an Isuzu bakkie with an aerial platform that can soar more than 15 metres skyward and swivel through 360 degrees. Kanu’s MD Mike Pienaar said the platform was fitted to an Isuzu D-MAX 250 bakkie for maintenance work in the telecommunications and energy fields.… Continue reading High times ahead for unique Isuzu bakkie

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Fine future for Isuzu SA as home office says ‘build on!’

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Isuzu Motors has confirmed an investment of R1.2-billion to assemble the brand’s next generation bakkies in South Africa – but wait, there’s more… …another R2.8-billion will be generated through the life-cycle of the programme. The development follows Isuzu’s takeover in 2018 of the brand’s light commercial vehicle operations as well as… Continue reading Fine future for Isuzu SA as home office says ‘build on!’

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Auto diff lock gives Isuzu SUVs keys to the desert

PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa – Isuzu’s seven-seat mu-X  SUV now offers a mechanical diff-lock for 4×4 and 4×2 models. The Eaton MLocker is said to be a mechanical locking differential which provides automatic additional. Technically, the MLocker works as a light-bias limited-slip differential during normal driving or as a locked diff when conditions demand. The MLocker… Continue reading Auto diff lock gives Isuzu SUVs keys to the desert

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Isuzu Arctic AT 35: Will ‘toughest D-Max’ score a sales A+?

More than a suspension and body lift Only 50 a year to be assembled in SA Hard-core off-roader oozes oomph PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa – Isuzu South Africa has expanded its bakkie offering with a new flagship intended for keen – and perhaps expert  off-roaders, professionals to reach hard-to-reach places, and even city folk who… Continue reading Isuzu Arctic AT 35: Will ‘toughest D-Max’ score a sales A+?

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Isuzu SA going big with Icelandic KB bakkies conversions

Isuzu going B-I-G with its KB range in SA Icelandic company involved in special vehicles Special conversion jobs on Isuzu D-MAX trucks PORT ELIZABETH South Africa – An exclusive and very well-specced Isuzu D-MAX Arctic AT 35 is about to become the brand’s flagship in South African showrooms and the required parts are coming all… Continue reading Isuzu SA going big with Icelandic KB bakkies conversions

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New Isuzu bakkies riding even prouder in UK market

Three of a kind for 2018 Isuzu bakkie range UK marketers update comfort, work ethic, tech Improved cabin comfort, farewell AdBlue BIRMINGHAM, England – Isuzu UK has launched an updated Isuzu D-Max range of what it describes as ”good-looking, comfortable, hard-working pick-ups”. The updated Isuzu D-Max bakkie range will be officially launched on October 1… Continue reading New Isuzu bakkies riding even prouder in UK market

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Isuzu Motors SA: 40 years of building beaut bakkies

Four decades later and Isuzu still tops For 40 years a part of South African lifestyle Six generation, just launched, loves town and country WHAT do former Springbok rugby captain John Smit, the first test-tube baby, the Walkman, and the movie ‘Grease’ have in common? Bakkiemaker Isuzu says they were introduced in the year that… Continue reading Isuzu Motors SA: 40 years of building beaut bakkies

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Isuzu SA launches ‘exclusive’ X-Rider Black edition

Another special edition from Isuzu ‘Limited’ badge added once more Two- and all-wheel drive units PORT ELIZABETH, Eastern Cape – Isuzu Motors SA has added a dash of exclusivity and appeal to its bakkie range with an Isuzu X-Rider Black – a limited edition, all-black, double-cab with rear or all-wheel drive. Dominic Rimmer of Isuzu… Continue reading Isuzu SA launches ‘exclusive’ X-Rider Black edition

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New Isuzu diesel 7-seat SUV in pipeline for SA

Isuzu SA to join markets for luxury 4×4 Read an early review from the launch Seven-seater, power from Isuzu diesel PORT ELIZABETH, Eastern Cape – Coming soon from Isuzu in the second half of 2018… the brand’s new mu-X sport utility vehicle into the South African and Sub-Saharan Africa markets in the second half of… Continue reading New Isuzu diesel 7-seat SUV in pipeline for SA

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Custom engine: Isuzu SA shows off new diesel

PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa – There’s a super new Isuzu bakkie engine on show in the foyer of the Port Elizabeth plant here that represents, the automaker says, ”the heart of the Isuzu KB bakkie”. It’s just one of the 25-million Isuzu diesel engines produced for global markets over the years to power various commercial… Continue reading Custom engine: Isuzu SA shows off new diesel