Isuzu F-Series Class 6

Spotlight on All New Isuzu F-Series Trucks

The All-New FTR
The FTR is truly a game-changer that raises the standard for Class 6 medium duty trucks. This truck’s low-cab-forward design gives it fantastic maneuverability and visibility along with the ability to carry more cargo than a conventional Class 6 GVWR truck at the same wheelbase. Its four-cylinder diesel engine is environmentally friendly and gives the truck outstanding fuel efficiency.

A class-leading warranty provides its owners with peace of mind. And it’s an Isuzu truck, a name that is synonymous with dependability, durability and low cost of ownership.

Isuzu FTR Class 6 Low Cab Forward

Payload allowance for increased customer needs
8 wheelbases accommodate bodies from 14-30 feet
Outstanding driver visibility, superior maneuverability and a tight-turning diameter
FTR, the LCF answer to Class 6 efficiency delivering a lower cost of ownership

 

 

 

Download the Isuzu F-Series brochure or the 2018 FTR Specification Sheet .

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By |August 22nd, 2017|Bentley News & Events, Commercial Trucking Industry, Isuzu Trucks, Spotlight, Truck Service|Comments Off on Spotlight on All New Isuzu F-Series Trucks

Isuzu Begins Production of All-New Isuzu Class 6 Truck – 2018 Isuzu FTR

For Immediate Release

Source: Isuzu.com

Production of Isuzu Class 6 2018 FTR Truck Has Begun in New Facility in Charlotte, Michigan

ANAHEIM, Calif.—Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc. distributor of America’s bestselling low cab forward trucks, has announced that production of its all-new entry in the Class 6 medium-duty truck segment—the 2018 Isuzu FTR—began , Monday, May 8, 2017.

The truck is being produced at a new 80,000-square-foot Spartan Motors facility in Charlotte, Michigan.

“We believe that the all-new FTR is the truck of the future,” said Shaun Skinner, president of Isuzu Commercial Truck of America. “This truck’s combination of low-cab-forward design, Class 6 GVWR and four-cylinder diesel engine gives it fantastic maneuverability, the ability to carry more cargo than a conventional Class 6 truck, and outstanding fuel efficiency.

“We’re also thrilled to be working with Spartan Motors in Michigan,” Skinner added. “Much of the engineering for this truck was done at the Isuzu Technical Center of America in Plymouth, Michigan, and many of the parts for it are U.S.-sourced. This is a true medium-duty Class 6 truck designed and built for this market, in this market.”

The FTR is powered by Isuzu’s renowned 4HK1-TC 5.2-liter turbocharged four-cylinder diesel engine—a first in the segment. It generates 520 lbs.-ft. of torque and 215 horsepower and carries a B10 durability rating of 375,000 miles—meaning that 90% of engines should reach that mileage before requiring an overhaul. The truck has a gross vehicle weight rating of 25,950 lbs.

Eight wheelbase lengths, ranging from 152 to 248 inches, accommodate bodies from 14 feet to 30 feet, allowing for a wide variety of body applications.

The new truck assembly plant where the FTR is being produced represents a $6.5 million investment and […]

By |May 11th, 2017|Bentley News & Events, Commercial Trucking Industry, Isuzu Trucks, Press Releases, Truck Sales|Comments Off on Isuzu Begins Production of All-New Isuzu Class 6 Truck – 2018 Isuzu FTR

Spartan Motors Begins Construction on Isuzu Truck Plant

Spartan Motors Breaks Ground on New Truck Plant in Charlotte, Michigan

Spartan Motors Inc., a leader in the manufacturing of specialty chassis and vehicle assembly, hosted a groundbreaking ceremony April 19th to recognize its $5.5-million investment in a new 85,000-square-foot truck assembly plant that will manufacture Isuzu’s new F-Series trucks that will go on sale in 2017.

The new plant will be part of Spartan’s Charlotte, Michigan manufacturing campus, dedicated solely to the production of Isuzu vehicles. It boats a flexible production line that can be easily reconfigured to accommodate the assembly of multiple product lines.

Spartan is expanding an alliance it started with Isuzu North America Corp. that began in 2011 with the production of Isuzu’s gasoline-powered N-Series cabover trucks.

Spartan and Isuzu officials that appeared at the site April 19 for a ground-breaking ceremony included Shaun Skinner, president of Izusu Commercial Truck of America; Shigeji Sigimoto, president of Isuzu North America Corp.; Daryl Adams, president and CEO of Spartan Motors; and Steve Guillaume, president of Spartan Specialty Vehicles.

By |April 25th, 2016|Isuzu Trucks, Press Releases|Comments Off on Spartan Motors Begins Construction on Isuzu Truck Plant