How does the updated Isuzu D-Max stack up as it prepares to be replaced by an all-new model next year?Read the full review
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We take a final look at one of Australia's mainstay utes before the door hits it on the way out.
This ute is the opposite of Jason Gillespie: it's all business at the back.
During part one of our trip to Tasmania's wild west with Isuzu and its I-Venture Club, we discovered some of the more picturesque parts of the Apple Isle and learned a little about local history. The next two days would take no prisoners, however. We were to air down and explore the Henty Dunes, and get a little crossed up on the loose sand...
I’m sure of it. Tasmania is the most pretty, untouched, unfettered and most natural part of Australia. In my time, I’ve had the privilege of exploring the more southern areas of the Apple Isle. Now, courtesy of Isuzu and its increasingly popular I-Venture Club, I’ve seen what may be, the most picturesque part of the gem that lies just south of the mainland...
At just over $40,000 drive-away, is this the most pragmatic 4x4 ute on the market?
Having already partnered with Ross Stone Racing and Caltex Australia to compete in the ECB SuperUtes Series, the team at Isuzu recently invited CarAdvice to its take on a drive day event. Hosted at Brisbane’s Norwell Motorplex, the day combined a mix of off-roading, motorkhana, two-wheel driving, hot laps in the Stone Brothers' SuperUte and the world’s steepest 4WD ramp, the 'Iron Summit'...
‘The sky was big and empty…’ It hits you at your core – a vast expanse of sky that towers above you and beats its presence down on the empty land beneath. Colours are enhanced out here, the blues bluer, reds redder. Even concrete footpaths burn with their silvery tentacles...
Another limited-edition D-Max is here, giving a bit of limited-edition appeal to the long-lasting ute range.
How does the updated Isuzu D-Max stack up as it prepares to be replaced by an all-new model next year?
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Now around six years old, the D-Max was recently updated with new suspension and a revised interior. But, is it enough to stay within the sales charts? Paul Maric finds out.