Briefly reunited with the vehicle that I spend 20 000 kilometres during a long-term review at CAR magazine a few years ago, it was a nice reminder, offered by Isuzu at the beginning of the launch of its seventh generation KB, of just how competent the nine-year-old outgoing model still is. Though arguably not as spacious as the current crop of double-cab bakkies on the South African market, those sharp, compact dimensions of the “old” KB, together with the bonnet scoop to feed air to the intercooler, still cut a fairly imposing shape on the road.
Isuzu’s new KB (named D-Max elsewhere) is currently undergoing local development for introduction in January 2013. Some other markets, however, have already witnessed the launch… Read more →
General Motors South Africa (GMSA) is currently developing the sixth-generation Isuzu KB (D-Max elsewhere) to suit South African conditions and market preferences before its introduction early next year. We have already received photographs of the crucial new pick-up undergoing testing in South Africa. It is scheduled to enter local production at year-end.