Isuzu Trucks enhances ranges for 2019
There was plenty to see at Isuzu Motors’ mini truck show held at Gerotek recently, from 8x4 compactors, crew cabs, a methane gas power conversion and an extensive range of trucks for a wide variety of applications
It has been a busy few weeks for Isuzu Motors SA’s truck division, which seems to be throwing every kind of weight it has to re-establish itself as a leading brand in the heavy mover sector and introducing new models. Highlights at the show held for dealers and fleet clients included some pretty significant launches, with the SA debuts of the Isuzu FY-Series 8x4 models, which now expands to 36 Isuzu F-Series models on a gross vehicle mass (GVM) range for the heavy and extra-heavy vehicle market from 8.5-ton to 16.5-ton GVM, plus the more than 16.5-ton GVM segments. There was plenty to see, too, with manufacturer and supplier stands boasting a wide variety of bespoke body builds, crafty modifications that can be applied to Isuzu’s wide range of cargo carriers, and even an official old Isuzu engine and transmission rebuilder. The event’s unique setting of a test track allowed visitors to drive or be driven in some of the trucks on various sections of the Gerotek’s expansive terrain. A...