Chennai / Mumbai, 20, June 2019
The auto-enthusiasts and discerning adventure-seekers in India have a great reason to rejoice. India’s preferred lifestyle pick-up ISUZU D-MAX V-Cross gets a new avatar by becoming more desirable with its awe-inspiring new design and class-leading features. The all new V-Cross exudes an aggressive, sharp and solid stance with its new front grille and newly designed contours. It comes with 20 new advancements making it a standout performer on or off-road.
The all new V-Cross carries the same price tag of the previous model and is attractively priced at ₹ 15.51 lakhs* (standard variant) and ₹ 17.03 lakhs* (Z variant), ex-showroom, Mumbai. Now with this, the V-Cross becomes truly aspirational, being the only comprehensive and competent lifestyle and adventure Pick-up in the country. The new ISUZU D-MAX V-Cross stays true to its DNA and as a ‘Game Changer’ set to transform the Indian Lifestyle Pick-up segment once again in its new avatar. A showstopper with its design cues and its legendary capability to challenge the norms, it promises to make heads turn and take your breath away.
Since its launch in the year 2016, the ISUZU D-MAX V-Cross – the only lifestyle Pick-up in the country, has been garnering significant traction amongst Indian customers. It has carved a niche in the utility vehicle segment and has actively promoted a new lease of life for many Indian consumers. V-Cross has been well appreciated and recognised by the auto experts and have articulated the Pick-up as the ‘Game Changer’ in the Indian automobile space.
The new V-Cross will be available in two trim levels – ‘Standard Grade’ and ‘High Grade’ (Z) and comes with two new exciting colour options – Sapphire Blue and Silky Pearl White apart from Ruby Red, Titanium Silver, Obsidian Grey, Cosmic Black and Splash White. Bookings for the new V-Cross is open at all dealerships, starting today.
Inspired by ‘Cyborg Orca’, the front of the new V-Cross carries a sporty looking grille finely bundled with Bi-LED headlamps and distinctive sharp lines. It is sure to draw a lot of attention to its presence on the road. The fog lamps adorned with Chrome Bezel adds style to its function. The dynamic-looking Diamond Cut 18” alloy wheels housed in flared wheel arches underline its agile stance. Its silhouette is further enhanced with the sporty roof-rails and a new shark-fin antenna. The newly designed side-step adds to the overall appeal and functionality, while the all-black B-pillar lends to the ‘cool’ quotient. The upgraded rear chrome bumper and embedded LED tail-lamps aptly complements the new design lines flowing through the rear.
Taking its spacious car-like interiors to a new level of sophisticated elegance, the new V-Cross comes with sporty full black interiors on both the standard and high-grade (Z) variants. The newly contoured seats are designed to making the ride more enjoyable on or off the road. The High Grade (Z) variant comes with perforated leather seats which provide premium comfort to the occupants. The dual-cockpit design is further enhanced by the contemporary instrument cluster housing the new 3D Design Electroluminescent Meter and Gear Shift Indicator, providing pertinent information to get the best out of the drive. The well-appointed dashboard, centre console and door highlights have an enriched appeal with the piano black garnish. The second row USB charging port enables the rear seat occupants to charge their devices at their own convenience.
A first-in-the-segment, the V-Cross is further enhanced with interesting convenience and safety features such as introduction of PESS (Passive Entry & Start Stop System). The PESS feature allows easy access to the vehicle while adding convenience of starting & stopping the engine at the press of a button. Continuing to provide the best in terms of Safety on the iGRIP platform, the all new V-Cross is equipped with a host of safety features including the seat-belt with pre-tensioner & load limiter, speed sensitive auto door lock, co-driver seat belt reminder, HSA (Hill Start Assist) and HDC (Hill Descent Control), offering the best driving experience on or off-road.
V-Cross – the Lifestyle and Adventure Utility Vehicle:
The ISUZU D-MAX V-Cross is the 2nd generation pick-up from ISUZU India’s stable, currently available in overseas markets like Europe, Australia, Thailand and South America. The pick-up is tough and durable, encompassing aggressive styling and a host of safety features. It is backed by ISUZU’s legendary engineering that offers best-in-class efficiency and reliability.
The new V-Cross will be powered by a 134 hp, BSIV compliant, high pressure Common Rail Fuel Injection Diesel Engine, the powertrain is mated to a robust 5 speed Manual Transmission that delivers a maximum torque level of 320 Nm @ 1800-2800 rpm. The ISUZU D-MAX V-Cross is equipped with off-roading features like 4WD (shift-on-fly) drive mode, High Ride suspension that offers higher ground clearance, wider track with longer wheel base. The chassis frame is designed with iGRIP feature (Isuzu Gravity Response Intelligent Platform) ensures greater stability even at hi-speeds and sharp curves.
The new V-Cross also comes with steering mounted audio controls and a 7” touch screen audio system with USB input, DVD, AUX, iPod and Bluetooth connectivity. The optimised door size largely helps in easy ingress and egress. The ISUZU D-MAX V-Cross has an edge over many new segment of utility vehicles in India as it offers 5 seats, a large open deck that can carry luggage / equipment to suit the needs of long road trips, adventure trips, vacations etc.
The ISUZU D-MAX V-Cross is produced at the Isuzu Motors India manufacturing plant at SriCity, Andhra Pradesh.
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Isuzu Motors India Private Limited (IMI), a subsidiary of Isuzu Motors Limited, Japan, was established in August 2012. Headquartered in Chennai, the company sells the popular ISUZU D-MAX V-Cross – India’s First Adventure Utility Vehicle and the ISUZU mu-X, premium 7-seater SUV in the personal vehicle segment and variants of ISUZU D-MAX pick-ups for the commercial segment. ISUZU vehicles are known for their reliability and performance around the world. Renowned the world-over, ISUZU vehicles are gaining huge significance in the Indian market as well, thanks to the ‘value proposition’ it offers the customers.
Isuzu Motors India manufactures these products at its new manufacturing plant in Sri City, spread over an area of 107 acres in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The company began its manufacturing operations in April 2016, with strong focus on quality and commitment to Indian market. An ISO 9001:2015 certified company, Isuzu Motors India is committed to providing products and services of the highest level of quality to ensure customer delight.
The company has dedicated dealer touch-points, conveniently located in 46 locations across the country. For more information on the company, and its products/services, please visit – www.isuzu.in