- New spy shots show the third-gen Isuzu D-Max undergoing winter testing in Scandinavia.
- Spy photographers report a visible increase in dimensions.
- Rear cabin in the dual-cab variants have been lengthened for more passenger comfort.
- Interiors expected to be more luxurious; prices expected to go up significantly.
Isuzu India’s plans seem very confusing, especially if you take the case of the D-Max V-Cross - the only premium pickup truck sold in the country. While most markets across the world received the D-Max V-Cross facelift in 2017, India is yet to receive it. A test mule with a smaller 1.9-litre motor was spied testing only at the fag end of 2018.
The all-new D-Max was spied winter testing around a test track somewhere in the Scandinavian north. Spy photographers report the pickup has grown in size in every imaginable way. The most noticeable difference in the dual-cab variant (the only one on offer in India to private customers) is the larger rear doors, hinting at a possible improvement in passenger comfort.
The 1.9-litre, 4-cylinder turbo-diesel motor, which will power the D-Max facelift whenever it is launched here, will also power the all-new D-Max. The 1.9-litre motor is paired to either a 6-speed manual transmission or a 6-speed automatic transmission with an on-the-fly 4WD system and a low-range transfer case. It will also be offered with a 3.0-litre, 4-cylinder, turbo-diesel motor in some markets.
The all-new Isuzu D-Max is expected to make its global debut sometime later this year and be launched in most markets in 2020. But what is Isuzu India planning? The D-Max V-Cross is currently priced from Rs 15.32 lakh to Rs 16.82 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).
Photos and info courtesy: CarScoops.com
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