2018 Isuzu FTR Concept, Specs, Release Date And Price
As a commercial truck of America, the new 2018 Isuzu FTR is coming out with all-new entry and it will enter the medium-duty truck segment. Its design was showcased at 2016 Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.
2018 Isuzu FTR Exterior
When the company was asked about its design, they mentioned that they will try hard to make no mistake. This medium-duty truck will go with low cab forward design that will increase the visibility and enhance the maneuverability. This will be good for 2018 Isuzu FTR because it can be used in crowded city centers and at that area, the truck is expected to get huge demand. It will also have tight turning radius, thanks to the 50-degree wheel cut. Moreover, it will be completed with eight wheelbase configurations to support bodies from about 16 to 30 feet so it allows you to complete it with various body applications. It was completed with clean back-of-cab to give spacious body applications even more than the previous F-Series truck. There is also dock-height stance to make it more popular than other trucks in its class.
2018 Isuzu FTR Interior
Right now, it will be designed to represent their vision about the futuristic medium-duty truck as it was explained by Skinner. With the high growth of adult population and where people love to move to urban centers, delivery trucks are on a big demand with spacious cargo design but at the same time has eco-friendly construction, affordable, great maneuverability too. The cabin of 2018 Isuzu FTR has wide stepped with a wide opening, 90-degree doors to let you enter the spacious cabin easily that has three-across seating and more storage space behind the seats. The center front seat is folded forward to give shallow storage console on the back of seats and to access, lift up the hinged lid.
2018 Isuzu FTR Engine
Speaking about the thing behind its power, the truck will be powered by Isuzu’s renowned 4HK1-TC and 5.2-liter turbocharged four-cylinder diesel engine and it will be the first in the segment. This engine will be combined with Allison 2000 Series auto transmission. The main concern for the company on designing the engine of 2018 Isuzu FTR will be on how to deal with the fuel economy and the emission regulations that are getting tighter. Besides, in this class, there are more and more rivals with four-cylinder engines as it was explained by Shaun Skinner, the president of Isuzu Commercial Truck of America. By using the four-cylinder engine, it carries B10 durability of 31,000 miles which can be said that it has 90% of the mileage.
Release date and price
Its schedule will be started in the middle of 2017 but the price of 2018 Isuzu FTR is still unknown. The truck is quite promising as an affordable option.
2018 Isuzu FTR Gallery