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Roadtrip with the Isuzu Ute

November 5, 2019

It hits you at your core – a vast expanse of sky that towers above you and beats its presence down on the empty land beneath. Colours are enhanced out here, the blues bluer, reds redder. Even concrete footpaths burn with their silvery tentacles. This is big country, frontier country, a wild landscape, baked raw by a relentless sun that carves its way across a big, beautiful, blue sky.The Coral Coast of Western Australia, an...

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Isuzu Showcases Motorsport Partnership

October 1, 2019

Having already partnered with Ross Stone Racing and Caltex Australia to compete in the ECB SuperUtes Series, the team at Isuzu recently invited CarAdvice to its take on a drive day event. Hosted at Brisbane’s Norwell Motorplex, the day combined a mix of off-roading, motorkhana, two-wheel driving, hot laps in the Stone Brothers’ SuperUte and the world’s steepest 4WD ramp, the ‘Iron Summit’. Many of you will be aware of Isuzu’s I-Venture Club, where current...

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Additions to Isuzu Ready to Work Range

September 24, 2019

Isuzu has added two new additions to its Ready-to-Work range, both with a view to the trades and construction markets. They are single and crew-cab iterations of the NNR 55/45-150 AMT Traypack with automated manual transmission (AMT). Weighing in at 4,500kg gross vehicle mass (GVM), it can be operated without the need for a truck licence. It is also available in the single cab rated at 5,500kg GVM, with a gross combination mass (GCM) of...

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The Isuzu Fuel Eco Challenge

September 17, 2019

The Isuzu Fuel Eco Challenge continues on for 2019. Fresh from the success of the 2018 edition that saw six mu-X and D-Max owners emerge victorious after posting their best fuel economy figures, Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC) has extended the challenge towards the various Isuzu car clubs. Held last August 3, August 10, and August 17, the three legs saw members of the mu-X Owners of the Philippines, Team Isuzu Pilipinas, as well as those...

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Isuzu highlights N-Series’ car-like feel

September 10, 2019

Commercial vehicle manufacturer, Isuzu Australia Limited (IAL), has proven itself eager to reiterate the virtues of its latest light-duty NNR Traypack range that the company claims make it a viable alternative to smaller light commercial vehicles for trade applications. In a bid to make this conclusion even more foregone, Isuzu Trucks has this year added two new additions to its popular Ready-to-Work range – the independent front suspension NNR 55/45-150 TC-AMT (automated manual transmission with...

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Cairns to the Tip of Australia with Isuzu

August 27, 2019

For many four-wheel-drive owners, the journey to the northern most part of Australia is on their bucket list. But it’s not as easy as it seems, even in an Isuzu. Sitting in the car parked in Cairns, at first you think the map is lying to you. Tap in destinations such as Weipa or Seisia – two popular locations on the western side of Cape York – and the navigation estimate says it will take the...

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Isuzu Ups Warranty

August 20, 2019

Isuzu takes it to competitors with an extra year of warranty and more comprehensive capped-price servicing. Isuzu Ute Australia has announced new warranty terms alongside its MY19 updates to the D-Max ute and MU-X SUV range. The new terms cover both the D-Max and MU-X for a six-year/150,000km period, complete with a six-year roadside assist package. Isuzu has also upped its capped-price servicing program to seven years/105,000km, with a total cost of $3600 over the...

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Isuzu Overachievers Refreshed

August 13, 2019

For an automotive company, you could have far worse brand characteristics than being renowned for toughness and durability — especially if you operate solely in creating rugged workhorses and vehicles made for conquering unsealed terrain. Isuzu Ute benefits from being an offshoot of its parent truck company, not only because of its name recognition but also its products since launching in Australia in 2008. It says it builds its vehicles “from the truck down”, as opposed...

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Isuzu Celebrating the Cummins Connection

August 6, 2019

Confirmation of the global link between Isuzu Motors Limited and Cummins has been welcomed by the truck-maker’s Australian arm. Isuzu Australia Limited (IAL) sees the now-sealed Isuzu-Cummins Powertrain Partnership agreement as underscoring the commitment of both companies to continue to advance opportunities in developing diesel and diesel-based powertrain technology for a global market. IAL chief operating officer Andrew Harbison is particularly taken with the possibilities it may present for Australian truck customers. “We’re pleased to...

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Isuzu i-Venture Club: Eyre Peninsula

July 30, 2019

Carsales heads off-road with Isuzu to explore the Eyre Peninsula via D-MAX and MU-X. Planning a first trip off-road can be daunting for a new four-wheel drive owner, but initiatives like Isuzu’s I-Venture Club are a great way to learn what you need to know. The specialist off-road brand’s facilitated trips is also a great way to see Australia’s hidden gems. South Australia’s stunning Eyre Peninsula is just such a place… Eyre time In fact, delivering...

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