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….

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Globetrotting KB bakkie wins free factory restoration

Half-a-million kays later – a full restore Africa and Europe covered by Fanie’s KB bakkie Meet winner of ‘Living Legends’ competition PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa – Isuzu’s revered, trusted and built-in-SA one-ton bakkies have been a firm South African favourite for 40 years – and now there is another chapter… An 18-year-old model that’s covered…

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…

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…

New Isuzu mu-X SUV destined for sub-Sahara Africa

SA production to supply all of sub-Sahara New luxury challengers in top SUV market Three-litre engine ‘from a trusted company PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa – Isuzu Motors SA, best known for its rugged bakkies, is to enter the whole sub-Sahara African market with a model branded mu-X in the second half of 2018. The model…

Isuzu comes ashore for bakkie-building in SA

Isuzu Motors South Africa is officially launched ‘Head office’ comes to visit in Port Elizabeth First 100%-owned plant outside Japan  PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa – Isuzu Motors has announced the official launch of business operations in South Africa – a happy conclusion since the 2017 announcement that it would buy the light commercial vehicle operations…

Isuzu production continues at Struandale plant in SA

  PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa – Isuzu production managers have been inspecting the assembly line at the Struandale plant in Port Elizabeth to ensure production quality is uncompromised during the reorganisation process. The production lines have been consolidated into a single platform for Isuzu light commercial vehicle assembly. Isuzu Motors Limited recently announced its intention…