Isuzu D-Max V-Cross that was introduced at the 2016 Auto Expo will offer an off-road drive experience to enthuse the adventure seekers at the India 4X4 Week this season that will start from July 22 - 24, 2016. This driving experience will take on a specially designed track that will exhibit the capabilities of the first Adventure Utility Vehicle in India. Organized by Delhi-based Cougar Motorsport Pvt. Ltd., the inaugural edition of India 4x4 Week will be held in Goa.
Speaking about ISUZU’s participation at the India 4X4 Week 2016, Capt. Shankar Srinivas, Senior. General Manager, Communications, PR & External Affairs, Isuzu Motors India said, “We are excited to be a part of the 1st edition of the India 4X4 week, where we are showcasing the newly introduced ISUZU D-MAX V-Cross, India’s first Adventure Utility Vehicle. ISUZU has a strong legacy of making tough, durable and rugged vehicles that can perform in the most demanding terrains. This has been proven time and again with our successes in rally raids and off-road challenges across the world. The visitors at the India 4x4 week will get to experience the V-Cross first hand, and we are sure, in time, this vehicle will start a new trend in the adventure space in India.”
The event will mainly focus on vehicles with 4 wheel drive (WD) capabilities, their manufacturers, owners and everyone sharing an interest in the same. On the sidelines, other major event highlights will be test tracks, off-road tracks and trails, contests, night camping as well as knowledge, training & certification sessions. Not only this, as a part of India 4X4 Week, 12 Prologue Special Stages of the Force Gurkha RFC India 2016, which is the country’s first international and the toughest off-road motorsport event will be held.
Under the hood, the D-Max V-Cross is powered by a 2.5-litre 4-cylinder diesel engine that produces a power of 132bhp and torque of 320Nm @ 1800 – 3200rpm. The engine is connected to a 5-speed manual gearbox with easy shift mechanism and the fly-by-shift mechanism for 4WD mode.