Isuzu America starts the production of new truck models
Isuzu is starting to gain more and more success in America and the company announced that has already started production of its 2013 NPR-HD, NQR and NRR models, as well as the 2012 NPR ECO-MAX. The new vehicles will be sold together with the NPR, NPR-HD and 2012 Reach models.
Shaun Skinner, executive vice president and general manager of Isuzu Commercial Truck of America said: “With the introduction of our latest models, Isuzu dealers will continue to offer the widest array of low-cab-forward trucks in the industry. We’re confident that, with this model line-up, Isuzu will be the best-selling line of low-cab-forward trucks in the U.S. for the 27th year in a row.”
The Isuzu NPR-HD is available in Standard Cab and Crew Cab models, both powered by the Isuzu 4HK1-TC 5.2-liter turbocharged diesel engine and both posting GVWRs (gross vehicle weight rating) of 14,500 lbs.
The NQR, also available in both Standard Cab and Crew Cab models, features the 4HK1 engine as well but boasts an increased GVWR of 17,950 lbs.
The NRR available in Standard Cab, also features the 4HK1 engine and a GVWR of 19,500 lbs.
The NPR ECO-MAX is a 12,000-lb. GVWR Standard Cab truck equipped with the Isuzu 4JJ1-TV 3.0-liter turbocharged diesel engine which has a maximum output of 150 horsepower.