Isuzu Motors SA has refreshed its pick-up range with new specification and it’s also renamed the bakkie from KB to D-Max in line with the global Isuzu brand. The range has 30 models — of which 16 are single-cabs that make up 36% of sales, and now include the option of a dropside or flat-deck configuration. Headlining the new styling interventions is a reworked radiator grille, which now takes the figure of chromed "fangs". On high-end models, the bright works extend over the full length of new Bi-LED headlamps, creating an angrier overall look. Door handles, locking and air vent knobs are also covered in chrome. Daytime driving lights feature on the extended and double-cab models. In LX grade, a new high-quality grain dashboard along with the instrument cluster binnacle and door trim have been resurfaced with softer materials. There’s an optional new high-mounted, nine-inch screen Alpine infotainment system that controls Bluetooth hands-free communications, a built-in navigation por...

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