Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC) joins the 7th year of the Philippine International Motor Show for 2018 at the World Trade Center in Pasay City, showing off the latest and best Isuzu diesel technologies, keeping with the show’s theme, “Future Mobility”.
Isuzu’s diesel engines focus on bringing maximum engine output, fuel economy, and clean emissions, all while maintaining engine reliability and durability. At the forefront of their display is the renowned RZ4E Blue Power engine, a realized vision of a small displacement engine with power figures of a much larger one. Found in variants of the Isuzu mu-X and D-MAX, these two vehicles represent what IPC calls the “future of urban SUV and pickup mobility”.
On display also are the Isuzu mu-X Luxe and Isuzu D-MAX 4x4, both powered by a 3.0L 4-cylinder Blue Power diesel engine with turbo intercooler. Offering powerful yet efficient engines, these top of the line vehicles also showcase the latest in ride comfort and safety for the Isuzu brand in the Philippines. Visitors have a chance to test drive the Isuzu mu-X and D-MAX around World Trade Center to experience these vehicles and their technologies fristhand.
Let’s not forget that Isuzu is one of the world’s leading truck manufacturers, and IPC has brought a few of their light commercial trucks and modernized public utility vehicles to show visitors at the motor show. A highlight is their modernized take on the Philippine Jeepney, utilizing an Isuzu QKR77 platform, the rear body is designed and manufactured by three of the Philippines most reputable cab and body builders, meeting a number of needs and configurations.
Isuzu’s concept vehicle, the VT02, is also on display, and is a lightweight truck which adopts commercial vehicle technologies to maximize loading efficiency, tight turning performance, and fuel savings. Isuzu’s flagship cab, the EXZ QL, was also launched during the show. Equipped with a 6WG1-TCG52 engine and a 16-speed multistage transmission, the EXZ QL has a power output of 420 hp and 2,060 Nm of torque, all while maintaining good fuel economy thanks to aerodynamics. Air suspension seats and an air conditioned double-deck sleeper cab with large storage compartments make every long trip more comfortable. ABS and wide, multi-sectional side mirrors ensure additional safety, as does the wheel parking and trailer brakes.
Apart from these exciting vehicle lineups, IPC will demonstrate to visitors at its Aftersales booth something they call an “Isuzu Vehicle Health Report”, a powerful vehicle management tool that produces timely and accurate "Health Reports" of Isuzu commercial vehicles that are advantageous to owners and operators of Isuzu vehicles for both private and commercial uses.