20 August, 2019 – Chennai / Delhi
Enjoying a strong monopoly in the lifestyle Pick-up space in India, the ISUZU V-Cross ups the game with an exciting offering for the aspiring extraordinary Indian. The V-Cross ‘Z-Prestige’ variant launched today, gets a revolutionary powerful 1.9 litre Ddi engine mated to a ‘first in the segment’ 6-speed Automatic Transmission. This Z-Prestige variant, with the new engine and transmission, will offer a distinct driving experience on or off-road with enhanced safety features and more sophistication.
The new 1.9 litre Engine developed by ISUZU produces a punchy 150 PS of power and 350 Nm of Torque offering unparalleled levels of ‘power and efficiency’. Despite being smaller in displacement, the new 1.9 litre engine is more powerful and fuel efficient. This variant of the V-Cross has been very successful in many international markets delivering a pleasurable driving experience across multiple terrain.
V-Cross has carved a niche in the Indian utility vehicle space and has played a catalyst in the evolution of ‘Lifestyle of new-gen Indians’. The Z-Prestige is a proud offering from ISUZU to those discerning achievers, empowering them to realise their new way of life.
Taking sophistication and refinement to a whole new level, the interiors of the Z-Prestige variant now flaunt a two-tone Brown-Grey combination perforated leather seats with soft parts on the dash and door trims. To make the most of the journey, this variant has live-surround speakers on the roof too. The Z-Prestige variant is equipped with 6-airbags (Driver, Front Passenger, Front Side & Full-length Curtain) and BOS (Brake-Override System) thereby comprehensively enhancing the safety aspects.
In all, this Z-Prestige variant complements the V-Cross range which now has multiple drive options, while offering superior comfort and safety making it truly desirable.
The new limited edition 1.9L Z-Prestige variant carries a price tag of ₹ 19.99 lakhs*, ex-showroom, Delhi.
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 it as the ‘Game Changer’ in the Indian automobile space.
The V-Cross now will be available in three trim levels – ‘Standard Grade’ and ‘High Grade (Z)’ and the limited edition ‘Z-Prestige’ variant. The Z-Prestige variant comes in 4 exciting colour options – Sapphire Blue, Ruby Red, Pearl White and Cosmic Black, while the other variants will also be available in Obsidian Grey and Titanium Silver.
The New V-Cross:
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.
The new Z-Prestige variant sports a two-tone Brown-Grey perforated leather seats while the High Grade (Z) and Standard Variants come with full black seats. The seats are meticulously designed to give the occupants a comfortable ride on or off the road.
The dual-cockpit design is further enhanced by the new instrument cluster housing a new 3D Design Electroluminescent Meter and Gear Shift Indicators, providing pertinent information to get the best out of the drive.
The all-black dash and trim on all variants makes the V-Cross sporty and contemporary.
The well-appointed dashboard, centre console and door highlights have an enriched appeal with the piano black garnish (Z-Prestige and Z variants). The door and dash trims have soft parts adding to the comfort. The second row USB charging port enables the rear seat occupants to charge their devices at their convenience.
A first-in-the-segment, the V-Cross is further enhanced with 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.
The ISUZU D-MAX V-Cross is the 2nd generation pick-up from ISUZU India’s stable, currently available in overseas markets like Australia, Europe, Indonesia, South America Thailand etc. 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.
Equipped with robust off-roading capabilities, the V-Cross features the 4WD (shift-on-fly) drive mode system, 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 high speeds and sharp curves.
The 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 Lifestyle and Adventure Pick-up and the ISUZU mu-X, premium 7-seater SUV in the personal vehicle segment and variants of ISUZU D-MAX pick-ups – S-CAB and Regular Cab, 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 45 locations across the country. For more information on the company, and its products/services, please visit – www.isuzu.in