2022 Isuzu D-Max Arctic Vehicles AT35 revealed
Modifications to the D-Max embrace the addition of a strengthened chassis, raised Bilstein suspension and people large-diameter 35-inch tyres on unique alloy wheels. Wider wheelarches cowl the tyres, whereas prolonged operating boards assist with entry to the raised double-cab inside.
Inside, there are Arctic Vehicles-branded headrests, ground mats and sill covers, whereas the remainder of the cab is generously geared up, because of the truth that the AT35 relies on top-spec V-Cross trim.
Below the pores and skin, the AT35 makes use of the identical operating gear as the remainder of the D-Max vary. meaning it has a 162bhp 1.9-litre diesel and switchable four-wheel drive. A rear diff lock is offered, so the one limiting issue to this truck’s off-road capability might be its additional width.
Isuzu claims that the D-Max’s suite of security options that helped it earn a five-star Euro NCAP score stay intact, so lane help, ahead collision warning and autonomous emergency braking are all included.
William Brown, Isuzu UK’s Managing Director, commented “It’s a pleasure to work with Arctic Vehicles on this prototype prematurely of the launch of our new AT35. Following the success of the all-new D-Max launch in 2021, it feels very thrilling to be launching one other new car in 2022. We wished to construct upon the D-Max’s strengths to make a extremely fascinating and extremely competent 4×4 pick-up and we’re so happy with the consequence. By means of utilizing Arctic Vehicles’ spectacular experience alongside the D-Max’s spectacular talents the AT35 is actually an impressive truck.”
Costs might be introduced nearer to the AT35’s launch in 2022, however count on it to command a premium over a V-Cross mannequin, which is available in at slightly below £40,000.
Isuzu D-Max Utility Tipper
Additionally revealed on the CV Present was a brand new chassis cab conversion for the D-Max. The Utility Tipper Conversion has been carried out by conversion specialist TGS, which has taken an Prolonged Cab D-Max and added an aluminium load mattress that’s raised by utilizing a hydraulic jack on a double-action scissor carry.
This may be operated from a distance, because of the distant lead meaning you do not must be standing proper subsequent to the tipper when it is in operation. Additionally fitted to the present truck is an air suspension system which boosts consolation whereas rising the truck’s gross car weight to three.5 tonnes, however nonetheless sustaining a one tonne payload.
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