Move over Raptor, the Isuzu AT35 is here and may join the local market

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At the start, the Isuzu D-Max AT35 isn’t any bizarre bakkie. It’s designed to beat all sorts of terrains together with the harshest and most excessive circumstances on earth. Based mostly on the D-MAX 3,0 Double Cab 4×4 LX Computerized, the Isuzu AT35 takes the model’s legendary toughness and off-road capabilities to a brand new degree, with the fitment of Fox Efficiency suspension and dampers giving the car unsurpassed off-road functionality. The aggressive new look and elevated floor clearance clearly spotlight the bakkie’s skills.

Isuzu AT35
Picture: Arctic Vans

Powered by a 1,9-litre 4-cylinder turbodiesel engine that can be present in the usual D-Max, with switchable four-wheel drive, producing 121 kW of energy and 360 N.m of torque, paired to an non-obligatory six-speed guide or automated transmission.

Isuzu motors are set to indicate off the most recent era of the Isuzu AT35 D-Max on the SA Auto week. The occasion is likely one of the largest automotive networking conferences on the native calendar and the upcoming occasion can be activated on the Kyalami Grand Prix circuit by the Automotive enterprise council between the twenty fourth and twenty eighth of October. The SA Auto Week is a platform the place members will acquire entry to your complete automotive worth chain beneath one roof. Along with being displayed at Auto Week, Isuzu has confirmed that the intense bakkie is into account for the South African market.

Isuzu AT35
Picture: Arctic Vans

Adjustments to the usual D-Max embody the addition of a strengthened chassis, a raised Bilstein suspension and large-diameter 35-inch tyres on unique alloy wheels. Wider wheel arches cowl the tyres, whereas prolonged working boards make it straightforward to entry the raised double-cab inside. Contained in the cabin, customary package options embody a nine-inch infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and AndroidAuto, a wi-fi smartphone charging plate and an eight-speaker sound system, whereas the leather-trimmed seats function Arctic Vans badging on the headrests.

“Arctic Vans are engineered for individuals who must do robust jobs in robust environments, combining this attribute with Isuzu’s heritage of engineering robust, dependable bakkies are assured to shock and delight our prospects”, says Dominic Rimmer, IMSAF Government for Technical Providers.

The aggressive new look and elevated floor clearance clearly spotlight the bakkie’s enhanced off-road capability, The Isuzu AT35 is fitted with all the things potential to make it look extra imposing, its fundamental rival within the Market is the Toyota Hilux AT35.