Isuzu has reintroduced the X-Rider moniker within the seventh-generation D-Max vary and is distinguished by its bespoke exterior styling.
“The brand new D-MAX X-RIDER is all about picture, type and functionality, and is a superb selection for discerning clients that need one thing particular. The X-RIDER will entice quite a lot of consideration, however to supply worth to our buyer the brand new X-RIDER relies on the mid-range 1.9 Ddi LS fashions with a selection of guide and computerized transmissions in 4×2 type, and a 4×4 computerized for adventurous clients heading off the crushed monitor.” – Kevin Fouche, Division Govt: Product Planning and Programme Administration at ISUZU Motors South Africa.
The X-Rider offshoot of the D-Max mannequin debuted in 2016 and was established as a visually enhanced variant of the D-Max bakkie. Returning for the seventh era of the D-Max, the X-RIDER offshoot is obtainable in three configurations: the HR X-RIDER LS 6MT, HR X-RIDER LS AT and the 4×4 X-RIDER LS AT. The X-RIDER’s physique stands out from the usual D-Max fashions by means of a gloss black grille contrasted by purple “Isuzu” lettering, “X-RIDER” badges, black bumper guard, black mirrors, 18-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels, and a towbar. The cabin is primarily composed of darkish surfaces and supplies. Contrasting the darkish cabin are a number of purple accents strewn all through the X-RIDER’s cabin, from the X brand on the glovebox and dashboard to the leather-wrapped seats with purple accent stitching.
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The X-RIDER fashions depend on Isuzu’s 1.9-litre Ddi turbo-diesel four-cylinder to generate energy. The utmost effort from the diesel-drinking four-cylinder is 110 kW and 350 N.m, which is similar output produced in non-X-RIDER fashions. Relying on the configuration, the powerplant is mated both to a six-speed guide or six-speed computerized transmission. Efficiency traits equivalent to wading depth, aerodynamic parts and extra stay unchanged in comparison with normal D-Max fashions.
Pricing has not been launched, however the agency guarantees to launch pricing quickly.