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    Default New Isuzu KB6 coming to RSA 2013

    Thought I'll post this here for the Isuzu guys.
    Not sure if this has been posted (Didn't see anything.)



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    Awesome!
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    i suppose this is just to say the 6th generation of the KB is coming to SA?
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    if the model coming to SA is the same shape as the Youtube vids, the front end is fugly to say the least. Rear space in the double cab appears a little small too.
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    must say it looks fantastic... definite contender
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    Interesting, no tie downs visible around the bak.
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    Quote Originally Posted by HugoNotte View Post
    Interesting, no tie downs visible around the bak.
    normally the tie down around the bak comes on the work horse derivatives, the upper specced models will prolly only have on the inside. I picked this up on the current D-Teqs as the LX models doesnt have and the work horse ones did
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    Sy model nommer is RT50 fyi
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    why retain the old engine and not the new 2.8?
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    That is weird.i thought they would launch with the same engine as the trailblazer.
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    Read the report in the CAR Mag today, looks like the local boys are doing a lot to make sure the new one is up to standard for local conditions. One thing disapoint though, they say NO STABILITY CONTROLL ? In al the other markets it does have, so why not in SA or it was just a typo ?
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    Where can one read the article?

    Is that trailer stability control, traction control or ESP? Is that for all models?
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    traction control and would guess stability control is standard.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Engel View Post
    why retain the old engine and not the new 2.8?
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    That is weird.i thought they would launch with the same engine as the trailblazer.
    Why?

    Isuzu & GM are two separate companies.

    In Australia, for example, you get the New Isuzu KB300 AND you get the Holden (Chev) Colorado 2.8.

    Besides, while the GM 2.8 by Motori Venturi has higher outputs than the Isuzu's 300 D-Teq - guess which will last longer...

    Go to www.isuzu.com.au & www.holden.com.au
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mad Manny View Post
    Why?

    Isuzu & GM are two separate companies.

    In Australia, for example, you get the New Isuzu KB300 AND you get the Holden (Chev) Colorado 2.8.

    Besides, while the GM 2.8 by Motori Venturi has higher outputs than the Isuzu's 300 D-Teq - guess which will last longer...

    Go to www.isuzu.com.au & www.holden.com.au
    This is true...
    Look at the new Isuzu SUV (I posted the AU report on here MU7) it will have the exact same platform and might look like a trail blazer or not? Also going to run the RT50 motor...
    As the rumours gets more and more, Isuzu is delaying the "new" motor for when the New Hilux (codename IMV2) will be launch in 2014 (2015 SA)... And apparently the Isuzus will run a totally different motor then the 2.8 in a few years... They did this with the D Max to Dteq as well...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rebel 4x4 View Post
    I took this last night in Port Elizabeth at the Boardwalk
    That rear quarter view in the first pic looks like a carbon-copy of the current Hilux....

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