Isuzu showcases new 1.9 liter Euro 4 turbodiesel in nationwide mall-tour

Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC) kicks off their 2018 Isuzu Nationwide Mall Tour, running from April 16 to June 13 to showcase their newly introduced RZ4E Euro 4 -compliant powerplant. Adding to the 173hp 3.0liter 4JJ1-TCX turbodiesel introduced last September as their initial Euro 4 update to their Mu-X SUV and D-Max pick-up, the unusually compact … Continue reading Isuzu showcases new 1.9 liter Euro 4 turbodiesel in nationwide mall-tour

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Isuzu launches this year’s D-Max and Mu-X limited editions

After last year's X- and Black-series limited issue variants for their D-Max pickup and Mu-X SUV, respectively, and their early launch last September of their Blue Power models with up-rated and updated Euro 4 engines, Isuzu keeps up their diesel-driven market-leading momentum with new top-of-the-line limited editions of their popular sport utilities. Last Friday, at … Continue reading Isuzu launches this year’s D-Max and Mu-X limited editions

The Isuzu Big Meet: a two decade history writ large in big-boned utilities

Celebrating their second decade this year, Isuzu Philippines organized the biggest meet-up of the marque’s vehicle owner clubs in the country and showcased their phenomenal success in shaping the mindset of Filipino motorists. Car owners came from all over and assembled a museum on wheels, on many wheels, bringing Isuzu’s very first Hi-Lander which evolved … Continue reading The Isuzu Big Meet: a two decade history writ large in big-boned utilities

Isuzu keeps touring their 4×4 Playground with its 30-foot Thrill Hill

As sporty as Isuzu has made these to suit the market’s expectations, and even shape those, the venerable D-Max and the newer Mu-X were both grown from utilitarian roots. Sporty, sure, but underneath that are these pure-bred, go-anywhere utilities that are best measured from the driver’s seat. Get behind the wheel of Isuzu’s popular pick-up … Continue reading Isuzu keeps touring their 4×4 Playground with its 30-foot Thrill Hill

Off-road with the Isuzu mu-X 4×4 LS-A 3.0L

We try Isuzu's off-road challenge with their just-introduced mu-X variant with the bigger 3.0L CRDi VGT turbodiesel.  Delivering peak power and torque of 160hp @ 3200rpm and 280lb-ft @ 1800~2200rpm, the new 2,994cc engine adds 27hp and 44lb-ft to the numbers of the former top-spec 2.5L engine. The diesel's not so high top-end reigns back … Continue reading Off-road with the Isuzu mu-X 4×4 LS-A 3.0L