Isuzu has added a new special edition model to its award-winning D-Max pickup range for the UK. This new model is named Isuzu D-Max Blade and will be a UK exclusive which is expected to go on sale in April. Unlike most of the special editions seen recently which only come with cosmetic upgrades, the D-Max Blade features technological enhancements as well.
The D-Max Blade is based on one of the premium D-Max models and comes with special features worth of more than £5,000. All the accessories cost a whopping £1,000 less if a customer would have bought them separately, meaning the buyer would get more features at a lesser price.
The list of styling upgrades include 18 inch 6-spoke ‘Shadow’ alloy wheels wrapped in 255/60 R18 Pirelli Scorpion Zero tires, front grille in ‘Shadow’ grey, black door and tailgate handles, privacy glass windows. black rear bumper and roof bars, and side steps. The model is available in two body color options: Splash White and Cosmic Black.
On the inside the model would feel just as special, thanks to additions like premium black leather seats, automatic climate control, heated front seats, DAB digital radio, Pioneer AVIC-F950 6.1 inch touchscreen navigation system, rear safety camera, and more.
Powering the Isuzu D-Max Blade is a powerful and efficient 2.5 liter twin turbocharged diesel engine which is capable of putting out 163 PS and a peak torque of 400 Nm. The model returns a combined fuel efficiency of 38.2 mpg. Transmission options include a 6 speed manual and a 5 speed auto gearbox.
Also coming as standard is an under-rail bed liner which can be upgraded either to an Aeroklas hard top featuring internal light or a Mountain Top Black Roller Top Cover (exclusive to the Blade).
The D-Max Blade featuring a 6 speed manual is available for £24,995 (CVOTR) while the 5 speed automatic version will cost £25,995 (CVOTR).