Making its debut at the Auto Expo this year, Isuzu has showcased their SUV MU-7 and pick-up truck D-Max. Inspired by Isuzu’s diesel engine legacy, their booth at the Expo has been designed in the form a 4-cylinder diesel engine.
The MU-7 has been manufactured in Hindustan Motors’ Chennai plant. This BS-4 compliant SUV is powered by a 3 liter turbocharged diesel engine delivering 160 bhp at 3600 RPM and 360 Nm at 1800-2800 RPM range. A 3 meter wheel base makes the MU-7 one of the longest SUVs available in India.
D-Max Space (double) Cab
D-Max Space Cab is a multi-utility pickup truck and is one of the largest selling pickup trucks globally. The pickup comes with a 2.5 liter Isuzu diesel engine and is targeted at the owner-driven customer segment. The D-Max is also known for competing in Dakar Rally, Australasian Safari Rally, Asia Cross Country Rally and Dubai Desert challenge.
Isuzu has also showcased the D-Max Single Cab, which was launched last year as a CBU imported from Thailand. It has now been customized for the Indian Market. Isuzu plans to invest around 3,000 crores and set up a manufacturing facility spanning 107 acres. The said factory is expected to be operational by early 2016 and would create about 2000-3000 jobs.