European Car of the Year 2019: Jaguar I-Pace wins COTY by a nose …

The Jaguar I-Pace electric SUV has been crowned European Car of the Year 2019, but only just; the Alpine A110 fractionally lost out in a tiebreaker
Jaguar’s I-Pace battery-electric SUV has won the 2019 Car of the Year award in an incredibly tight contest between it and Renault‘s Alpine sports coupé. Formal voting ended with each car sharing 250 votes apiece; the first time there’s been a draw in the Coty award since it was started in 1964.

In keeping with the rules, the votes were then recounted to see which of the 60 jurors voted each car ahead of the other; with that recount done, the Jaguar came out first with 18 first places ahead of the Alpine’s 16.
This is the first Jaguar to win the award in the Coty’s 55 years and a visibly delighted Ian Callum, Jaguar’s director of design, received the award from jury president Frank Janssen.
“Wow, was that close or what,” said Callum, “thank you very much. I don’t understand why people make such a fuss over battery electric cars winning this award though; this is the future. It’s a whole new Jaguar on a whole new platform and it’s the most exciting car I’ve ever worked on.”

The voting on the seven-strong shortlist was close, with five models taking the lead in the voting announcement which is done in the style of the Eurovision Song Contest, with each country announced at a time in alphabetical order. As well as the Jaguar and the Alpine, Ford‘s Focus, Citroën‘s C5 Aircross and Kia’s Ceed hatchback each held the lead during the count and when the vote went to the last country, the UK, with six judges including yours truly, the leading vehicle was Kia’s Ceed with 234 votes.

THE AWARD-WINNING ALL-ELECTRIC JAGUAR I‑PACE

* * * Every Jaguar vehicle feels like no other car on the road. Moving to all-electric power doesn’t change this. Built from the ground up, the New Jaguar I‑PACE is a pure Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV). Thrilling to look at and drive.
ALL NEW JAGUAR MODELS ARE BACKED BY JAGUAR ELITECARE, OUR BEST-IN-CLASS COVERAGE*.
• New Vehicle Limited Warranty
• Complimentary Scheduled Maintenance
• 24-Hour Roadside Assistance
• Jaguar InControl® Remote & Protect TM

DIMENSIONS

* * * The I‑PACE has a compact footprint from the outside but exceptional space within. There are five full seats, innovative storage, a substantial rear cargo space of over 25.3 cubic feet and 0.95 cubic feet in the front storage compartment.

POWER

* * * The I‑PACE is propelled by two permanent magnet synchronous electric motors. Similar to the technology found in the I‑TYPE Formula E racing car, these motors generate 394 HP and 512 Lb-Ft of torque.

CHARGING

* * * With a 50 kW DC rapid charger — the kind found at most public charging stations — the I-PACE can achieve a 0-80% charge in 85 minutes.*
*Note: Actual charge times may vary according to environmental conditions and available charging installation.

INCENTIVES

* * * I‑PACE owners receive the financial benefits electric vehicle ownership affords. Incentives that make day-to-day driving more convenient and cost-effective can include government grants, lower road taxes, reduced city-center tolls and easy access to high-occupancy vehicle lanes.12
Thrilling to look at and drive, easy to live with and connected like never before. Make it yours today.

MOVING LINES

* * * Featuring an elegant, highly aerodynamic design with a low-drag coefficient of 0.29 Cd, the I‑PACE has been created to provide efficiency by slicing cleanly through the air for maximum range and stability. The I‑PACE offers excitement from every angle thanks to its flowing waistline, dramatic hood scoop and signature rear haunches.

INNER PEACE

* * * The I‑PACE seamlessly integrates technology and abundant space. The interior design is clean and uncluttered, with tactile features and sweeping lines. The nature of the electric powertrain offers additional space, providing more freedom to maximize the comfort provided by the I‑PACE interior.

ALWAYS IN CHARGE

* * * The Touch Pro® Duo infotainment system in the I‑PACE makes it simple to control all the car’s technologies. 4G Wi-Fi capability is standard and a host of connectivity features mean it’s easy to keep in touch with your digital world.5, 9

NEW I-PACE S KEY FEATURES

* * * 18″ 15-Spoke ‘Style 1022’ Alloy Wheels
LED headlights
8-Way Semi-Powered Luxtec Sports Seats
Touch Pro® Duo, Interactive Driver Display and Meridian™ Sound System5
Park Package Including Park Assist, 360° Parking Aid and Rear Traffic Monitor4
Connectivity Features Include: Remote, Navigation Pro, Connect Pro (Smart Settings, Pro Services, 4G Wi-Fi Hotspot)7,9 and Stolen Vehicle Locator

NEW I-PACE SE

* * * A hyper‐modern form with advanced driver assistance features.
Base MSRP from $75,8501
KEY FEATURES
20″ 6-Spoke ‘Style 6007’ Alloy Wheels
Premium LED Headlights with Signature Daytime Running Lights
10-Way Grained Leather Sports Seats with Memory
Touch Pro® Duo, Interactive Driver Display and Meridian™ Sound System5
Drive Package Including Blind Spot Assist, Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop & Go and High-speed Emergency Braking4, 11
Connectivity Features include: Remote, Navigation Pro, Connect Pro (Smart Settings, Pro Services, 4G Wi-Fi Hotspot)7,9and Stolen Vehicle Locator

NEW I-PACE HSE

* * * The height of I‑PACE technology and electric luxury in an assertive, exquisitely styled package.
Base MSRP from $80,5001
KEY FEATURES
20″ 5-Spoke ‘Style 5068’ Alloy Wheels with Diamond Turned Finish
Premium LED Headlights with Signature Daytime Running Lights
18-Way Windsor Leather Heated and Cooled Front Sports Seats with Heated Rear Seats
Touch Pro Duo, Interactive Driver Display and Meridian™ Surround Sound System5
Driver Assist Package including Blind Spot Assist, 360° Surround Camera, Adaptive Cruise Control with Steering Assist and High-Speed Emergency Braking 4,11
Connectivity features include: Remote, Navigation Pro, Connect Pro (Smart Settings, Pro Services, 4G Wi-Fi Hotspot)7,9 and Stolen Vehicle Locator

NEW I-PACE FIRST EDITION

* * * With exclusive design details and high specification features as standard, the I‑PACE First Edition captures the spirit of the I‑PACE Concept.
Base MSRP from $85,9001
KEY FEATURES
20″ 5 Split-Spoke ‘Style 5070’ Alloy Wheels in Technical Grey with Polished Finish
Premium LED Headlights with Signature Daytime Running Lights
18-Way Windsor Leather Heated and Cooled Front Sports Seats with Heated Rear Seats
Heated Steering Wheel
Extended Windsor Leather Upgrade
Light Oyster Suedecloth Headlining
First Edition Gloss Charcoal Ash Wood Veneer
Touch Pro Duo7, Interactive Driver Display5 and Head-Up Display4
Meridian™ Surround Sound System
Driver Assist Package including Blind Spot Assist, 360° Surround Camera, Adaptive Cruise Control with Steering Assist and High-speed Emergency Braking4,11
Adaptive Dynamics4
Adaptive Surface Response4
Configurable Ambient Interior Lighting
Four-zone Climate Control
Activity Key
Connectivity Features include: Remote, Navigation Pro, Connect Pro (Smart Settings, Pro Services, 4G Wi-Fi Hotspot)7,9 and Stolen Vehicle Locator

European Car of the Year 2019 award will provide a much-needed boost for JLR, which has recently laid off workers and has suffered poor sales of its conventional-engined models. It will also reinforce a new direction for the company to concentrate on battery electric vehicle in future.
The zero-emission SUV from Jaguar and the lightweight sports car produced by Alpine of France beat the Ford Focus into third position.
Then came the Citroen C5 Aircross, the Peugeot 508, the Kia Ceed and the Mercedes A-Class.
The European Car of the Year award is a long-running institution established in 1964 as the definitive award for car buyers on the Continent. Each year, a jury of 60 expert voters from 23 European countries convene to choose a single winner from all the mainstream cars recently released in Europe, regardless of their country of origin.
Every jury member has 25 points to distribute among the shortlist, and must award points to at least five cars. He or she may not award more than ten points to any one car, nor may he or she award ‘joint first’ to two models. These votes made public, as are the jury member’s reasoning behind them.

PERFORMANCE

* * * Top speed (mph) 124
Acceleration 0‑60 mph (secs) 4.5
RANGE AND CONSUMPTION EPA Estimated Range (miles) Up to 23410
POWERTRAIN Battery (kWh) 90
Maximum power (hp) 394
@ rpm 4,250
Maximum torque (lb-ft) 512
@ rpm 0
Transmission Auto
Charge Time – Level 2 – 0-80% (hours) / 0-100% (hours) / DC 50 kW – 0-80% (mins) 10.1 / 12.9 / 85

WEIGHT

* * * Weight from (lbs) 4,784
Gross vehicle weight (from – lbs) 5,886

DIMENSIONS

* * * LENGTH (in) 184.3
OVERALL HEIGHT (in) 61.3
FRONT WHEEL TRACK (in) 64.7 (18″ Wheel)
REAR WHEEL TRACK (in) 65.5 (18″ Wheel)

TURNING CIRCLE (ft)

* * * Turning Circle (ft) 39.3
FRONT WHEEL TRACK Ground clearance fully laden (in) 5.6
Front wheel track (in) 64.7 (18″ Wheel)
HEIGHT Overall Height (in) 61.3



* * * VEHICLE LENGTHS Overall length (in) 184.3
Wheelbase (in) 117.7
VEHICLE WIDTHS Front Track (in) 64.7 (18″ Wheel)
Rear Track (in) 65.5 (18″ Wheel)
Overall width with mirrors folded (in) 74.6
Overall width including mirrors (in) 84.2
Trunk/Cargo Volume (cu. Ft.) 25.3 / 51 with rear seat folded

OPTIONS AND JAGUAR GEAR

* * * With the exceptional collection of options and Jaguar Gear, you can create the finest I‑PACE in the world: Yours.
aguar vehicle accessories and options let you personalize the I‑PACE according to your taste, your lifestyle and your interests. The most popular are grouped into three convenient packages: Exterior Carbon Fiber Package, Black Exterior Package and Cold Climate Package. Build your own I‑PACE and browse the online accessories catalogue to view the full range.
EXTERIOR PACKAGE OPTIONS
Add another distinctive edge to the design of the I‑PACE with these exterior packages.
COLD CLIMATE PACKAGE
This package includes heated washer jets, a heated windshield and heated steering wheel.

ILLUMINATED JAGUAR FRONT GRILLE BADGE
The optional illuminated front grille badge creates stunning exterior styling. The badge illuminates when the I‑PACE is unlocked, when the vehicle’s doors are open and the interior lights are on. The illumination goes out when the vehicle is started.
CARBON FIBER GRILLE SURROUND
Stunning high-grade Carbon Fiber front grille surround, featuring a twill weave with a High Gloss finish, provides a premium exterior styling upgrade to highlight the dynamic capabilities and performance-inspired styling of the Jaguar I‑PACE.

CARBON FIBER MIRROR COVERS
Featuring a twill weave and a High Gloss lacquered finish, High grade Carbon Fiber mirror covers provides a performance-inspired styling enhancement coupled with weight benefits associated with carbon fiber.

SPORTS PEDALS
Made from stainless steel and rubber, the Pedal Kit fits securely over existing pedals for a contemporary, sporting appearance.
PERSONALIZED ILLUMINATED TREADPLATE
Elegantly styled stainless steel sill treadplate finisher for driver or passenger doors. Illuminates when either the driver or passenger doors are opened.
LUXURY CARPET MATS
Luxurious, tailored front carpet mats with embossed Jaguar logo and Nubuck edge binding. The premium mats provide a well-appointed finishing touch to the interior.

CLICK AND GO RANGE

* * * Click and Go is a compact storage system that fits on the back of the front seat headrests. It includes a headrest mounted coat hanger to help keep clothes wrinkle free. For rear entertainment, a removable tablet holder can be easily positioned at multiple angles. Click and Hook is a universal hook that creates extra storage space to hang items such as bags.
IPHONE® CONNECT AND CHARGE DOCK
Designed to allow visibility of your phone* while charging, the iPhone connect and charge dock utilizes the cup holder space in the central console. When connected, the iPhone’s media is accessible and has the ability to be controlled via the integrated in-car infotainment system.

ROOF CROSS BARS

* * * Cross bars enable the use of a wide range of roof carrying accessories. The I‑PACE cross bars feature a new and unique quick release mechanism allowing the cross bars to be easily fitted or removed without the use of tools.

REAR MOUNTED CYCLE CARRIER

* * * An easy-to-fit, rear mounted, lockable cycle carrier for one bike. Maximum load capacity 66 lbs (maximum 2 x 33-lb bikes).

WATER SPORTS CARRIER

* * * A versatile system for transporting a variety of sports equipment including a surfboard, kayak or sailboard.
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ISUZU D-MAX: Story of a Reliable pick-up with truck DNA

Welcome to a whole new era in pick-up trucks. The ISUZU D-MAX – toughness, redefined. Encompassing aggressive styling and levels of safety – plus ISUZU’s legendary durability and fuel efficiency – the ISUZU D-MAX strives ahead of its competition. Whether it’s hauling big loads, powering through the work week, cruising through the weekend or going where the others won’t, this is one pickup you can depend on. Put it to the test. You won’t be disappointed.

Features and specifications shown here may vary in appearance and/or availability according to region. Please inquire at your local ISUZU distributor or dealer for more complete details on available models and their specifications.

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ISUZU continues to build a reputation for diesel engines since developing Japan‘s first air-cooled automotive diesel engine in 1936.
Constant technological improvements, innovations and indepth experience across the production of over 25 million diesel engines means ISUZU is an established global leader in developing capable and efficient engines for all kinds of application.
D-MAX Powertrain Genuine Performance

Steel timing chain (not belt) assures reliability

* * * In 2002, the D-Max was prepared for a world premiere in Thailand. This location was chosen because GM-Isuzu had recently decided to close their small truck assembly plant in Japan and move their joint operation to Thailand. The D-Max is available in various models. The Spark (single cab) (EX) is available only as a 4×2, with three configurations between cab chassis, long bed with power steering and without. SpaceCabs (extended cab), and Cab4s (double cab) can be divided into two major configurations: standard height 4x2s (SL, SX, SLX), and 4x4s (S and LS) with the “Rodeo” name instead of SpaceCab. Crew cabs are all sold with the same Cab4 name (Cab4 models became available late in last quarter). All are built and sold alongside the almost identical Chevrolet Colorado which had debuted in late first quarter of 2004.


Rocker arms with large roller bearings lower friction

* * * Engine choices for that year till end of third quarter of 2004 derived from its direct predecessor: 4JH1-T 3.0 and 4JA1-T 2.5.
Hi-Lander 3.0 (lifted 4×2), trim style became available in late 2003, and ground clearance equals that of the 4×4 models. There are only two cab styles to choose between. This makes Isuzu the third manufacturer in Thailand to begin selling lifted 4×2 pickups (after Toyota and Ford).

Melt-in liner technology strengthens the cylinder for longer life

* * * The ISUZU D-MAX comes from a lineage of the world’s toughest, most reliable trucks. Almost a century of truck-manufacturing DNA has gone into the ISUZU D-MAX to deliver a pick-up that truly redefines the category.
Interior Convenience

ISUZU’s ‘universal design’ concept drives development and inclusion of features that are intuitive to use, easy to reach and greatly improves occupant and driver convenience. The distinctive wider door arches on the ISUZU D-MAX make for easy access to the cabin offering generous head and leg room as well as comfortably designed seats for every occupant. An abundance of thoughtfully placed storage and cup holders complete the interior giving it a striking sense of design and function. In addition, state of the art features like touch sensor passive entry, engine stop/start button, audio system with 8-speaker surround sound and Bluetooth® connectivity all feature controls that are effortless to reach and simple to use. The D-MAX offers all of the luxury appointments expected in modern vehicles.

Instrument panel with multi-information display

* * * Hi-Lander 3.0 (lifted 4×2), trim style became available in late 2003, and ground clearance equals that of the 4×4 models. There are only two cab styles to choose between. This makes Isuzu the third manufacturer in Thailand to begin selling lifted 4×2 pickups (after Toyota and Ford).
In October 2004, Isuzu introduced the DDi iTEQ common-rail diesel engine family for the D-Max. The first engine to appear was the 3.0 4JJ1-TC 146 PS (107 kW; 144 hp), however since then, a design change in the front end of the car has forced engine alterations. Additionally, new MUA-5H five-speed manual transmission also introduced.


Auto air conditioner

* * * During the first quarter of 2005, a 2.5 4JK1-TC 116 PS (85 kW; 114 hp), the second DDi iTEQ engine, was introduced and offered as economical choice to replace its aging predecessor (4JA1-T was concurrently available for that year only). A mid-cycle refresh brought many models fitted with a new front bumper that incorporated an “instant spoiler” underneath, 4×4 models and Hi-Lander’s suspensions were raised up 25 millimeters extra.


Premium leather seat

* * * In 2007, Isuzu celebrated its 50th anniversary in Thailand with “Gold Series” models sold for the 2008 model year. The Hi-Lander Cab4 model with the VGS turbodiesel engine became available for the first time. The 4×4 models get a new front bumper design with chrome accents. Also added was the choice of a 2.5l 4-cylinder engine in LS 4×4 and Hi-Lander models.
During the middle of the first quarter of 2008, the Rodeo LS and Hi-Lander SpaceCab were also fitted with the 3.0-liter VVGS Turbodiesel engine to fill all the remaining gaps in lineup.


Power height adjustment

* * * In the early fourth quarter of 2008, Isuzu introduced D-Max Platinum models for 2009 to replace the outgoing Gold Series. LS 4×4 and Hi-Lander received new fascia; chrome on LS 4×4 and semi platinum-silver on Hi-Lander. Minor-modified headlamps and new fog lamps for platinum look. 4×2 SLX and SX derived fascias from 4×4/Hi-Lander (before Platinum’s fascia). Chrome fascia for 3.0 SLX models and color-keyed fascia for SX. Top heads of 3 DDi iTEQ engines changed from gold to platinum. Some models dropped 4JJ1-TC 3.0l engine. All retooled to be acceptable with Biodiesel B5. All SpaceCab models featured new middle pillars called Safety Pillar Cab; pillars and door beams larger and thicker. Not all Cab4 models received retooled rear suspension called Super Flex Plus suspension. Spark EX also received new gauge and indicator. D-Max Platinum models commenced on sale from 15 October.


Glove compartment and article storage

* * * In the middle of September 2009, Isuzu introduced the D-Max Super Platinum models. SL model was dropped. Highline SLX 4×2 models received same fascia and front bumper as Hi-Lander / LS 4×4 style, new 16″ wheels and newer styles of alloy wheels for SLX / Hi-Lander / LS 4×4, newer rear bumper, and new “Super Platinum” marque at tailgate. LS 4×4 models received skid plate attached under bumper in brighter silver, newer side step. Highline Hi Lander / LS 4×4 models have newer style blind spot rear view mirrors, and new short-plot antenna.


Passive entry & start system

* * * Features and specifications may vary in appearance and/or availability according to region.
Every year since late 2005 until now, there are several special D-Max & MU-7 models. Available exclusively only for a period during Thailand’s 2 largest auto shows and also other special Isuzu occasions. They were all unique yet never the same in each presentation. D-Max Smart models are such one remarkably special model set. Available in several occasions during 2008. This edition modifies SpaceCab 4×2 2.5 by special white pearl exterior color and optional equipment such as immobilizer key.


Electronic Stability Control(ESC)

* * * Features and specifications may vary in appearance and/or availability according to region.
At ISUZU, safety is always the first thought. Careful attention to detail allows ISUZU to deliver higher levels of active safety features. Intelligent cabin design allows excellent road visibility while Anti-lock Brake System (ABS), Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist (BA) and projector headlamps actively work to keep drivers alert to potential hazards and in control.
When combined with its tough, high tensile steel cabin, energy absorbing front end, side impact anti-intrusion bars and dual front airbags with pre-tensioning seatbelts you can be assured that the D-MAX is made stronger and safer for you and your passengers.

Dual front, side and curtain airbags

* * * Ever since Platinum models introduced, D-Max Smart models expanded up to 3 choices: SpaceCab 4×2, Cab4 4×2 and Hi-Lander 2-Door. These 3 models also updated as new Super Platinum models.
In 2009, a sport version of the D-Max named the X-Series was introduced, aimed especially for a target group of young people normally not interested in using pickup trucks. It was marketed as a “Lifestyle Pickup” and equipped with additional skirts and prominent red Isuzu letters at front grille. The wheels remain unchanged from normal model but came with gunmetal paint finish. Available in two-door SpaceCab and four-door Cab4 body variants with manual transmission.


Cabin constructed from high tensile steel

* * * Isuzu D-Max Model Line Up
The Isuzu D-Max is a pickup truck manufactured since 2002 by Isuzu Motors. It shares the same platform with several General Motors (GM) mid-size trucks in the United States such as the Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon and Isuzu i-Series. The Chevrolet Colorado name is also applied to a rebadged version of the D-Max in the Middle East and Thailand, although not identical to the American version. The original D-Max is sold alongside the Chevrolet Colorado in the Thai market where they are both built. In Australasia between 2003 and 2008, the D-Max was marketed as the Holden Rodeo, but has since been relaunched as the Holden Colorado. The Isuzu D-Max itself was also introduced in Australia during 2008, selling alongside the Holden-badged offering.

CREW CAB 4WD LS

* * * In 2010, D-Max and MU-7 Super Titanium models were introduced. It featured frontal camera, usually found in luxury cars, first time ever in Thai pickup, and are last model in this generation

CREW CAB 2WD Standard

* * * In April 2011, MU-7 “Choiz” are revealed at Bangkok Motor Show, with new alloy wheels and small changing of interior.
In December 2011, the MU-7 “Choiz” was Facelifted, with new alloy wheels. Available in 4WD,2WD 3000 VGS Turbo (4JJ1-TCX 3000CC. Diesel Turbo Engine) And 2WD 3000 Ddi (4JJ1-TC 3000CC. Diesel Turbo Engine)


EXTENDED CAB 4WD LS

* * * In late 2010, revised D-Max X-Series were introduced with new skirts and automatic transmission also available.
– Gold Series – Platinum – Smart – Super Platinum – Super Titanium – X-Series – Modern Move (only in Double-cab 4-door)
List of special edition of MU-7
– Gold Series – Platinum – Super Platinum – Super Titanium – Groove (use new designed of Kenwood entertainment system, standard rear DVD monitor) – Choiz


REGULAR CAB 4WD Standard

* * * China and Iran
In China Great Wall and Foday produced the models. In Iran it was produced by Bahman and SAIPA.
In Australia and New Zealand, the D-Max was sold as the third generation Holden Rodeo (RA) between 2003 and 2008, before being facelifted into the form of the Holden Colorado. This was a result of the GM-Isuzu split resulting in GM losing the right to use the “Rodeo” name. As with Rodeo, Colorado is available as either two- or four-wheel drive and in a range of body styles including single cab, space cab and crew cab. Power is provided by a range of petrol and diesel engines. Of the petrol engines, Holden offers a 2.4-litre four-cylinder as well as the Australian-made 3.6-litre Alloytec engine. The diesel powerplant is a four-cylinder Isuzu 4JJ1 unit displacing 3.0 litres. The main difference between the Colorado and the Rodeo is the revised body work from the A-pillar forward.


REGULAR CAB 2WD Standard

* * * Engine choices for that year till end of third quarter of 2004 derived from its direct predecessor: 4JH1-T 3.0 and 4JA1-T 2.5.
In the third quarter of 2006, the D-Max received a minor redesign and the introduction of a third DDi iTEQ engine, 3.0 4JJ1-TCX. This engine is a modified 4JJ1-TC, incorporating a new Variable Valve Geometry Turbo (VGS). The extra power warranted an introduction of new transmissions as well: the MUX 5-Speed manual and MaxMatic-III automatic transmission. All models equipped with Xenon headlamps were changed to projector headlamps instead. Also introduced was the new “Hexapod-plot” interior. Other DDi iTEQ engines were also tweaked a bit for extra power and efficiency.
During October 2008, the Isuzu D-Max was launched in Australia, alongside the almost identical Holden Colorado. Officially available in Australia as its own brand under the marketing name Isuzu UTE Australia, separate to the medium-heavy truck manufacturer, Isuzu Australia.
In June 2012, the RC series Holden Colorado was replaced by the RG model based on the second-generation D-Max body.
New Zealand
In June 2010, Isuzu Utes New Zealand became the official distributor for Isuzu D-Max in New Zealand.
Europe
In the United Kingdom, Isuzu UK is the official distributor for the Isuzu D-Max.
South America
Julie Beamer, director of GM Chile, announced on 5 March 2008 to workers of the only remaining automobile factory in Chile, that said factory would be closed down on 31 July that year. The only vehicle that was in production at the time was the Chevrolet D-Max. The announcement came shortly after then-president of Venezuela Hugo Chávez reduced the import quota for cars in Venezuela, the main export market for the Chilean-made Chevrolet D-Max, but GM Chile said in its official statement that the reason behind the end of production in Arica was the lack of favorable conditions for vehicle manufacturing in Chile and fierce competition from many other car manufacturers and countries on Chile’s car market.
Chevrolet Colorado
The Thai-market Colorado is smaller than the North American model of the same name and almost unrelated. In late January 2006, Chevrolet introduced a G-80 differential lock system as optional for most Colorado trim levels. This feature is not available on the D-Max. The Thai-market Colorado received a minor redesign in late 2007.
Late first quarter of 2008, Chevrolet also introduced Colorado 4×2 2.5 with diesel dual fuel system via CNG tank. Switchable between diesel (65) and compressed natural gas (35) as the divided aspect (65:35); moreover also can use diesel purely as well. Biodiesel B5 is also acceptable. Location of tank is on the bed behind cab. Available for two cab styles.
In March 2011, Chevrolet revealed the prototype version of all-new Colorado at Bangkok Motor Show, not related anymore to D-Max, shown as Extended cab with rear access system, and some of high-tech equipment, In June 2011, Chevrolet revealed crew cab in adventure concept at Buenos Aires, Argentina (this car also shown at Frankfurt Auto Show in September 2011), and in July 2011, a Holden version of crew-cab version concept car got its premiere at Australian International Motor Show, but the interior of this car looked like production models any more than 2 concepts before.
On 9 September 2011, General Motors (Thailand) opened the diesel engine manufacture plant, to make the “Duramax” engine, as the VM Motori rebadge engine (same as old 2-liter diesel Captiva) with 2.5- or 2.8-liter, manual and automatic, 2WD or 4WD. New 2012 Isuzu D-MAX Pickup Truck is the Chevy Colorado’s Asian Twin.
Isuzu has long abandoned the U.S. passenger and truck market but it continues to have strong ties with General Motors, which was once its primary stockholder. In 2011, the Japanese automaker revealed its all-new D-MAX pickup truck, which was designed in cooperation with GM and is a sister model to the 2012 Chevrolet Colorado. Albeit on separate occasions, both pickup truck models were presented in Thailand. On the outside, the new 2012 D-MAX features different front and rear end styling treatments as well as bespoke trim parts, while inside, the changes over the Colorado are limited to the color options and the instrument panel. The body-on-frame Isuzu D-MAX launches in Thailand with three turbodiesel engines, including a pair of 2.5-liter units producing 115HP and 136HP, and a larger 3.0-liter powerplant with 177-horses.
As with previous models, the 2012 Isuzu Dmax shares its ladder chassis platform, body construction, mechanical componentry and interior design (dash, centre stack, steering wheel and doors) with the 2013 North American Chevrolet Colorado. From A-pillar on back Isuzu Dmax appears to be a clone of Chevy Colorado but gets its own visual identity due to an aggressive angular front fascia with upswept headlights and a more conventional grille design.
Dmax uses Isuzu’s own engine and drivetrain. Isuzu’s iTEQ engine has been retained but has been tuned up. 2500 cc engine now comes in two configurations; normal turbo 87 kW power with 280Nm of torque and 101 kW of power and VGS Turbo with 320Nm of torque. If you want more power you can opt for four-cylinder 3000 cc 4JJ1-TC iTEQ common-rail diesel engine with VGS Turbo which now has the power of 132 kW with 380Nm of torque. Engines performance have been upgraded with Variable geometry turbocharger (VGS Turbo) and Isuzu Dmax’s engines pass Euro V emission standard. 2012 Dmax still comes with 5-speed manual but has unvelied new 5-speed “Rev-Tronic” automatic transmission with sport mode (2011 model had 4 speed automatic transmission). 4WD models have been renamed from “Rodeo” to “V-Cross”, and transfer case has been renamed from “Touch-on-the-fly” button to new “Terrain command” system that uses spin system to allow for seamless changing of drive modes from 4-Wheel to 2-Wheel Drive mode. Isuzu front suspension made up of independent double wishbone with coil-spring setup and a rear suspension made up of over slung leaf-springs installed above a special long span rear axle make for a comfortable driving experience. Ecuador is the only country where this generation D-Max is available with a gasoline engine, an Opel-based C24 with 16 valves and double overhead camshafts supplied from Brazil where the lower-grade versions of the Chevrolet S10 still rely on a flex-fuel 8-valve SOHC version which also served as a basis for the Vortec 2400 industrial engine.
Isuzu new rugged ladder-frame chassis platform dubbed “i-GRIP” (Isuzu Gravity Responsive Intelligent Platform) underpinning the new D-Max makes 42% stronger than its predecessors leading to improved ride and handling. The frame includes improved cross bracing at the rear, improving stability under loads and while towing, while also “ensuring long-term durability when used regularly in harsh environments”. Longer wheelbase of 3095mm – 45mm longer than before – is now standard on all three body styles. This is good news for double cab users as rear riders not only get more leg space but also more comfortable seats.
D-Max would continue to be offered in all three body styles: Single Cab, Space Cab and Crew Cab. Customers will also continue to have a choice of rear-wheel drive 4×2 and four-wheel drive 4×4 models. Space Extra Cab has laterally opening door to give easier access to the rear seat. Isuzu D-Max has an advanced safety package, with features including high-tensile steel, electronic stability control ESC, traction control (TCS), ABS, emergency brake assist, a number of airbags and Electronic brakeforce distribution EBD. EBD detects the payload weight and modulates the rear braking force to compensate. In ESC fitted models ABS now goes to 4-channel 4-sensor type instead of the current 3-channel 4-sensor.

The D-Max gets more storage spaces. Isuzu Entertainment System includes eight speaker comprising two large 6 x 9-inch front speakers and a roof-mounted Exciter speaker sound system replete with surround sound in the newly designed dash along with ‘iGENIE’ navigation system which include support for real-time traffic reports, and is equipped with standard Bluetooth and portable music player connectivity. It also comes with comfortable Flex-Ride suspension system; 2-DIN audio-video head unit with navigation-ready system; projector-type headlamps that provide 14% more illumination than their ordinary counterparts; side-impact steel beams; and rear camera and sensor.

Interior design in the D-Max is the same as the all-new Chevrolet Colorado, but uses its own upholstery, Standard 2WD models use beige cloth interior, Hi-Lander Z models come with black cloth interior, and Z-Prestige models come with Brown interior; 2.5-liter models come with cloth, 3-liter models come with leather, the meter are real changing, with added of multi-information display with support of Thai language menu operation, 2DIN CD player with Bluetooth and USB connection support or Kenwood DVD system (Changed Isuzu DVD-iGENIE Navi System in MY2013), Audio switch control, Driver power seat, Rear foldable seat (in Crew Cab models), also with over 10 position of intelligent storage space e.g. under steering wheel, over center console, 10-position cup holders
In December 2013 model year 2014 D-Max minorchange was launched with the sub name call “D-Max Super Daylight“, changes in the exterior include Daytime running lamp replacing the fog lamp and updated the rear lamp in L, Z and Z-Prestige model.
Available in 4 models line-up, 3 body type, 3 drivetrain; 2WD, High-ride 2WD (Hi-Lander) or 4WD (V-Cross) in Single cab (Spark), Space Cab and Crew Cab (Cab4)

Models line-up are : B, S, L, Z and Z Prestige. In 2015, The facelifted model was introduced in Thailand, factory codename RT85. The front fascia was changed with larger grille and new engine “RZ4E-TC” 1.9L debuted and permanently replaced the 2.5L from the old model. Interior remained unchanged from the old model except for some changes including newer 8″ inch infotainment system, newer TFT gauges, and cruise control.
In 2017, The D-Max was updated again in Thailand, with newer front grile and bumper with Bi-LED Projector Headlamp with LED Multifunction DRL, newer alloy wheels and some several changes in the interior for the 2018 Model Year.
In December 2012 D-Max in Thailand was launched Special model “X-Series” that look Sport Pickup available in three model SpaceCab Z model was called Speed model, Hi-Lander 2-door in Z model and Hi-Lander 4-door in Z-Prestige model. Exterior were decoration with strip line on body, the plate logo are in red color, piano-black front grille, skirt around body and black alloy wheel. Interior were change the color to black and red cloth and leather in Z-Prestige model and the Isuzu logo on steering wheel was changed to red color. Exterior color are only 2 type in black and white.
In June 2014 was launched new red exterior color in D-Max X-Series Speed model also called “Speed in Red” with Limited Edition only 300 units.
Market
Africa
In South Africa, D Max pick-ups are sold as the Isuzu KB. But as of 2018, the KB is now called D-Max.
Philippines
In the Philippines, the second generation was launched in September 2013. Isuzu’s plans for production will be temporarily in Thailand, and by October, the new D-Max are produced at Binan plant. In October 2017, Isuzu Philippines has unveiled the 3.0 TD “Blue Power” diesel engine, along with MU-X.
Thailand
The second generation D-Max was launched in October 2011.
Malaysia
The second generation Isuzu D-Max was launched in Malaysia in May 2013. A facelift was launched in October 2016 and minor updates occurring in February 2018. Multiple limited editions have been launched for the second generation Isuzu D-Max in Malaysia. The limited editions are the “X-Series” from November 2013 limited to 300 units, the “Artic” from September 2014 limited to 510 units and the “Beast” from May 2016 limited to 360 units.

China
In China, the second-generation D-Max was launched on 7 December 2014 by Jianxi Isuzu Motors. The engine is 4JK1 2.5 L diesel with 5-speed manual/automatic transmission in 2WD and 4WD model.
Europe
All-new Isuzu D-Max for European market use 2.5-liter twin-turbo diesel that make 163 PS (120 kW; 161 hp) power and 400 N⋅m (295 lb⋅ft) of torque, 5-speed manual replaced with 6-speed one
In UK, range are Single Cab, Extended Cab, Double Cab, Double Cab Eiger, Double Cab Yukon and Double Cab Utah and all except Single Cab use 4×4 powertrain as standard and featuring standard features like, 6 Airbags, Stability control, Daytime running lights, Rev counter, Air conditioning, Front electric windows and Immobilizer and pricing start from GBP14,499 on the road in 4×2 single cab to GBP21,499 on the road in 4×4 double cab Utah with automatic.
In Turkey, available only in single cab (only one model in range) and double cab body and double cab range is HT (4×2 manual), T (4×4 manual), Limited (4×2 and 4×4 manual) and V-Cross (4×4 automatic), pricing start from 48,700 TL to 76,700 TL.
In August 2012, Euro NCAP crash test result for Isuzu D-Max is 4 out from 5 stars and 83% of adult protection. In some markets the D-Max range consists of Single Cab, Space Cab and Double Cab vehicles available in three different trim levels: LX, LS and LSX. LX versions are only available with a 6-speed manual transmission made by AISIN. LS and LSX models have the option of a 5-speed AISIN automatic transmission.
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Explore 2019 Ford F-150

2019 F-150
Starting at $28,155
EPA Est. MPG City/Hwy: 19/25 2
The F-150 is engineered Built Ford Tough® to make hard tasks look easy, whether it’s working on the job or heading out on a weekend of recreation. In fact, the F-150 outperforms every other truck in its class when hauling cargo in the bed or towing a trailer.* No wonder the competition is always in a scramble to follow the leader.
*Max payload on F-150 XL Regular Cab, 8′ box, 5.0L V8 4×2, Heavy-Duty Payload Package and 18″ heavy-duty wheels (not shown). Max towing on F-150 XL SuperCrew® , 6.5′ box, 3.5L EcoBoost® 4×2 and Max Trailer Tow Package (not shown). Class is Full-Size Pickups under 8,500 lbs. GVWR based on Ford segmentation
CLASS-LEADING CAPABILITY
The Ford F-150 makes tough tasks look easy, whether it’s working on the job or heading out on a weekend of recreation. F-150 outperforms every other truck in its class when hauling cargo in the bed or towing a trailer.* No wonder the competition is always in a scramble to follow the leader.

BEST-IN-CLASS CAPABILITY FOR WORK OR PLAY
The Ford F-150 makes tough tasks look easy, whether you’re working on the job or heading out on a weekend of recreation. F-150 outperforms every other truck in its class when hauling cargo in the bed or towing a trailer.* F-150 is ahead when it comes to making your life easy as well, with features available on no other half-ton pickup.* Among them: the innovative available Pro Trailer Backup Assist™ and deployable box side steps. It’s no wonder, when it comes to capability and utility, the competition is always in a scramble to follow the leader, the Ford F-150.

*Max payload on F-150 XL Regular Cab, 8′ box, 5.0L V8 4×2, Heavy-Duty Payload Package and 18″ heavy-duty wheels (not shown). Max towing on F-150 XL SuperCrew®, 6.5′ box, 3.5L EcoBoost® 4×2, and Max Trailer Tow Package (not shown). Class is Full-Size Pickups under 8,500 lbs. GVWR based on Ford segmentation.

BEST-IN-CLASS TOWING
The F-150 can tow more than any other pickup in its class, gas or diesel.* The available second-generation 3.5L EcoBoost® twin-turbo V6, at 375 horsepower and top-rated* 470 lb.-ft. of torque, has the best-in-class** conventional tow rating of 13,200 lbs. And the 3.0L Power Stroke® Turbo Diesel, rated at 250 horsepower and 440 lb.-ft. of torque, is also best in class in towing at 11,400 lbs.**

*Class is Full-Size Pickups under 8,500 lbs. GVWR based on Ford segmentation.
**Max towing on F-150 XL SuperCrew®, 6.5′ box, 3.5L EcoBoost® 4×2 and Max Trailer Tow Package (not shown). Max towing on F-150 LARIAT SuperCab or SuperCrew®, 6.5’ box, 3.0L Power Stroke Diesel 4×2, Trailer Tow Package and 3.55 rear axle (not shown).
Class is Full-Size Pickups under 8,500 lbs. GVWR based on Ford segmentation.

BEST-IN-CLASS PAYLOAD
Reducing weight is an effective way to increase payload. And that’s a huge benefit of the F-150 body and bed built of lightweight and high-strength, military-grade aluminum alloy. What results is a best-in-class* payload rating in F-150 models powered by the legendary Ford 5.0L V8. The 5.0L features the Ford port-fuel and direct-injection (PFDI) system with two injectors per cylinder — one in the air intake port, another inside the cylinder — to improve power and efficiency. Impressive power ratings are 395 horsepower and 400 lb.-ft. of torque.
*Max payload on F-150 XL Regular Cab, 8′ box, 5.0L V8 4×2, Heavy-Duty Payload Package and 18″ heavy-duty wheels (not shown). Class is Full-Size Pickups under 8,500 lbs. GVWR based on Ford segmentation.

SMART TOWING FEATURES
F-150 provides trailer sway control as a feature of the AdvanceTrac® with RSC® (Roll Stability Control™) system. Standard as well as is a smart trailer tow connector that alerts to connectivity issues, lighting and battery problems. And you have these available features that make the task of towing easier:
• Pro Trailer Backup Assist™ — synchronize truck and trailer while backing up*
Dynamic hitch assist with line-of-sight guide — direct the hitch to the trailer receiver
• 8″ productivity screen — trailer information
• Factory-installed trailer brake controller — synchronize truck and trailer brakes
• BLIS® (Blind Spot Information System) with trailer coverage* — alerts when a vehicle is in your blind spot or alongside the trailer
*Driver-assist features are supplemental and do not replace the driver’s attention, judgment and need to control the vehicle.
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CLASS-EXCLUSIVE PRO TRAILER BACKUP ASSIST™
Backing up a trailer involves navigating two vehicles at the same time — the truck going one way and the trailer going in the opposite direction. Whether you’re a novice or a seasoned pro at this often tricky maneuver, the available class-exclusive* Pro Trailer Backup Assist™ makes it as easy as turning a knob.** Simply rotate the knob left or right in the direction you want the trailer to go. F-150 is the first pickup to offer this breakthrough feature.
*Class is Full-Size Pickups under 8,500 lbs. GVWR based on Ford segmentation.
**Driver-assist features are supplemental and do not replace the driver’s attention, judgment and need to control the vehicle.

IN-CAB STORAGE AND FULLY FLAT LOAD FLOOR
The F-150 provides lots of places to store the assortment of things you carry inside the cab. Stow items in the door-trim panel bins and the glove box. There’s space for a laptop inside the available flow-through center console. And the SuperCab and SuperCrew® models feature a fully flat rear load floor with under-seat storage.

LED LIGHTING
Optional LED lighting is available virtually anywhere you need it. Quad-beam LED headlamps provide bright, efficient and long-lasting illumination. Class-exclusive* LED side-mirror spotlights illuminate any task at hand from just about any angle after the sun has set. LED box lighting helps you work at night and lets you see under a tonneau cover. LED trailer hitch light on the tailgate handle is included with the trailer tow packages and helps with hitching up to a trailer at night.

*Class is Full-Size Pickups under 8,500 lbs. GVWR based on Ford segmentation.
LET YOUR F-150 DO THE HARD STUFF
Your F-150 is built to work hard. But that doesn’t mean you have to. That’s why the F-150 is designed to be easy to operate, whether you’re inside the cab or working out of the pickup bed. F-Series offers a broad range of features such as the available 8″ Productivity Screen, 360-degree Camera with Split-View Display, and FordPass™ Connect. So you can work smarter, more productively. What’s more, F-150 offers driver-assist technologies to help make life on the road more reassuring.

8″ LCD PRODUCTIVITY SCREEN
The available 8″ LCD productivity screen provides useful information from fuel economy to towing data, all right in front of you on the instrument cluster. You can create a customized home screen using four menu options — Trip/Fuel, Truck Info, Towing, Off-Road — and access your most frequently used screens in one place. Standard in F-150 LARIAT, King Ranch® , Platinum and Limited.

360-DEGREE CAMERA WITH SPLIT-VIEW DISPLAY
The available 360-Degree Camera with Split-View Display* uses four cameras – one in the grille, tailgate, and under each of the sideview mirrors. The system enables you to see all sides of the truck by stitching the images together and displaying them on a center stack screen. It’s useful when maneuvering in tight spaces and on trails. Also helpful is the included dynamic hitch assist feature that provides a sight line to help direct your hitch ball to the trailer receiver.
*Cameras only operate at speeds under 6 miles per hour. Driver-assist features are supplemental and do not replace the driver’s attention, judgment and need to control the vehicle.
ADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL WITH STOP-AND-GO
Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop-and-Go Technology* lets you set a cruising speed and distance from the vehicle ahead. When activated, the stop-and-go feature automatically accelerates and brakes your truck while maintaining your preset distance. The stop-and-go technology can bring your vehicle to a complete stop in stopped traffic and resume as traffic begins to move.**

*Driver-assist features are supplemental and do not replace the driver’s attention, judgment and need to control the vehicle.
**If vehicle is stopped for more than three seconds, driver must intervene and press “RES” button or accelerator pedal to resume system operation.

BLIS® (BLIND SPOT INFORMATION SYSTEM)
Available BLIS® (Blind Spot Information System)* signals you in the outside mirror when a vehicle is detected in a blind spot — and provides coverage for the truck you’re driving as well as the trailer you’re towing. The cross-traffic alert feature can detect a vehicle passing behind when you’re slowly backing out of a driveway or parking place.
*Driver-assist features are supplemental and do not replace the driver’s attention, judgment and need to control the vehicle.

PRE-COLLISION ASSIST AND LANE-KEEPING SYSTEM
The Ford F-150 offers technologies to assist you in unexpected situations: (1) Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking* scans the road ahead. When a potential collision is detected, you get a visual warning on the windshield as well as an audible alert. And the brakes precharge and increase sensitivity to provide full responsiveness when you brake. If corrective action is not taken and a collision becomes imminent, the brakes can apply automatically. (2) Lane-Keeping System** vibrates the steering wheel or gives torque sensations, or both if you choose, when you drift too close to a lane marker.
*Driver-assist features are supplemental and do not replace the driver’s attention, judgment and need to control the vehicle. While Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking may be especially helpful in unexpected situations, it does not replace the driver and has limitations, including nighttime, low and harsh lighting conditions, vehicles moving in a different direction and certain weather conditions.
**Driver-assist features are supplemental and do not replace the driver’s attention, judgment and need to control the vehicle. Lane-Keeping System does not control steering.
FORDPASS® CONNECT
With FordPass Connect, drivers and passengers can enjoy an in-vehicle Wi-Fi hotspot. It features a 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot, powered by AT&T. Up to 10 devices can connect at once, and you can use FordPass to keep track of your Wi-Fi data usage. Also, you can access the hotspot from up to 50 feet outside the vehicle.

Optional feature includes complimentary 1-year subscription for remote features excluding Wi-Fi hotspot starting at vehicle sale date. Subscription subject to compatible 4G network availability. Evolving technology/cellular networks may affect future functionality. Certain restrictions, 3rd-party terms, or message/data rates may apply. FordPass app compatible with select smartphone platforms. Wi-Fi hotspot includes complimentary wireless data trial beginning at AT&T activation and expiring at the end of 3 months or when 3GB of data is used, whichever comes first, but can’t extend beyond complimentary subscription period for remote features. To activate, go to www.att.com/ford.

A TOUGH PERFORMANCE TO FOLLOW
The competition isn’t catching up to the Ford F-150 anytime soon — and may never. That’s because the F-150 sets the high standards for light-duty full-size pickups with its lightweight, high-strength military-grade, aluminum-alloy body and bed. This is not aluminum in the household sense, but heat-treated and hardened aluminum alloy — the same high-grade 6000 series used in military and industrial applications. The results? Best-in-class payload and towing.* A mighty hard performance to follow.

*Max payload on F-150 XL Regular Cab, 8′ box, 5.0L V8 4×2, Heavy-Duty Payload Package and 18″ heavy-duty wheels (not shown). Max towing on F-150 XL SuperCrew®, 6.5′ box, 3.5L EcoBoost® 4×2, and Max Trailer Tow Package (not shown). Class is Full-Size Pickups under 8,500 lbs. GVWR based on Ford segmentation.

HIGH-STRENGTH, MILITARY-GRADE, ALUMINUM-ALLOY BODY
The Ford F-150 has the only high-strength, military-grade, aluminum-alloy body in its class.* A heat-treating process is used to harden the aluminum alloy. Working with aluminum alloy allows an increase in gauge (or thickness) where needed to achieve strength without increasing weight. The lighter aluminum-alloy body and bed produce a higher power-to-weight ratio — plus maximum payload and tow ratings that are best in class.* Yet another benefit — resistance to dents.
*Max payload on F-150 XL Regular Cab, 8’ box, 5.0L V8 4×2, Heavy-Duty Payload Package and 18″ heavy-duty wheels (not shown). Max towing on F-150 XL SuperCrew® , 6.5’ box, 3.5L EcoBoost® 4×2, and Max Trailer Tow Package (not shown). Class is Full-Size Pickups under 8,500 lbs. GVWR based on Ford segmentation.
FULLY BOXED HIGH-STRENGTH STEEL FRAME
The fully boxed frame is made of more high-strength steel (up to 78 percent) and larger cross sections than the previous-generation frame. And while stronger and more rigid, this frame is also lighter by up to 60 lbs. because many of the components are fabricated using the state-of-the-art roll-forming process that minimizes weight.

HARD-WORKING, SMART PICKUP BOX
F-150 offers not only best-in-class payload* but also a pickup bed that can be equipped to make work easier and maximize productivity. Available features include: Flexible, configurable BoxLink™ system. LED box lights. Stowable loading ramps. Integrated tailgate step with lift assist. Remote tailgate release (lock or unlock and lower the tailgate). Class-exclusive* deployable box side steps available on all cab configurations, including the SuperCrew® with 5.5-ft. pickup box. Heavy-Duty Payload Package.
*Max payload on F-150 XL Regular Cab, 8′ box, 5.0L 4×2, Heavy-Duty Payload Package and 18″ heavy duty wheels (not shown). Class is Full-Size Pickups under 8,500 lbs. GVWR based on Ford segmentation.

F-150 OFF-ROAD
Shifting into four-wheel drive is as easy as turning a dial with the electronic shift-on-the-fly (ESOF) system. ESOF lets you choose two four-wheel-drive modes (4×4 low or high) as well as two-wheel drive. LARIAT, King Ranch® , Limited, Platinum and Raptor models also include automatic 4WD mode. The FX4 Off-Road Package includes electronic-locking rear differential (locks the rear axle completely for enhanced traction at both wheels), Hill Descent Control™, off-road tuned shock absorbers, skid plates, and “FX4 Off-Road” decal. Plus, the available 360-degree camera with split-view display is helpful when you’re maneuvering in tight spaces and on off-road trails.
EXTREME OFF-ROAD HANDLING
Ford engineers went all out to enable the F-150 Raptor to take on punishing terrain that would be off-limits for a conventional 4-wheeler. They chose class-exclusive* FOX live valve monotube shocks with internal bypass technology featuring an electronic solenoid valve that provides continuously variable compression damping. The Torque-On-Demand® transfer case automatically applies torque with fast responsiveness to the front or rear. The electronic-locking rear differential, when engaged, locks the axle for a firmer grip at both wheels. And the Raptor rides on BFGoodrich® All Terrain KO2 Tires. Available beadlock-capable wheels that let you air down the tires for enhanced traction.

*Class is Full-Size Pickups under 8,500 lbs. GVWR based on Ford segmentation.

FOX is a trademark of FOX Factory, Inc.

Torque-On-Demand® is a registered and active trademark of BorgWarner.

CLASS-EXCLUSIVE FOX LIVE VALVE MONOTUBE SHOCKS
The F-150 Raptor is outfitted with class-exclusive* FOX Live Valve monotube shocks featuring internal bypass technology to deliver superior control and maximize your off-road experience. These monotube shocks have an electronic solenoid valve engineered to provide continuously variable compression damping, so they can automatically adjust to the constantly changing conditions of demanding off-road terrain.
*Class is Full-Size Pickups under 8,500 lbs. GVWR based on Ford segmentation.
FOX is a trademark of FOX Factory, Inc.
TECHNOLOGY FOR OFF-ROAD HANDLING
The F-150 Raptor employs advanced technology to help provide the degree of control required for extreme off-road travel. Its Terrain Management System™ offers seven selectable modes (Normal, Sport, Slippery, Tow/Haul, Deep Snow/Sand, Baja, and Rock Crawl). And now, the Raptor adds new Trail Control™ to its already impressive suite of tech features. Trail Control is a cruise control system for off-road terrain. You set the speed from 1 to 20 mph and the system manages acceleration and braking, sending torque and stopping force to individual wheels as needed, so you can focus on steering over the demanding terrain.

SIX-ENGINE LINEUP INCLUDING TURBO DIESEL
F-150 offers a six-engine lineup covering three configurations: naturally aspirated V6 and V8 gas powerplants with advanced twin-independent variable cam timing, turbocharged and direct-injected gas EcoBoost® V6 engines, and 3.0L Power Stroke® Turbo Diesel. Whether you drive an F-150 for work or recreation, there’s an engine delivering the performance that’s just right for you.

2.7L TURBOCHARGED ECOBOOST®
How can an engine displacing just 2.7 liters deliver a robust 325 horsepower and 400 lb.-ft. of torque? Engineer it with the Ford port-fuel and direct-injection (PFDI) system with two injectors per cylinder, dual overhead cam design with variable intake/exhaust cam timing, plus twin intercooled turbochargers for on-demand power. And the 2.7L EcoBoost® with 10-speed transmission is strong. Its upper block and cylinders are made of the same high-strength compacted graphite iron used in the Super Duty® 6.7L Power Stroke® Turbo Diesel.

3.5L ECOBOOST®
The 3.5L EcoBoost® with 10-speed transmission boasts impressive power ratings of 375 horsepower and best-in-class* 470 lb.-ft. of torque, beating out all gas and diesel competitors. This engine delivers the F-150 best-in-class* tow rating too. Features include the Ford port-fuel and direct-injection (PFDI) system with two injectors per cylinder — one in the air intake port, another inside the cylinder — to increase performance. Plus twin intercooled turbos for on-demand power with virtually no lag.

*When properly configured. Class is Full-Size Pickups under 8,500 lbs. GVWR based on Ford segmentation.

HIGH-OUTPUT 3.5L ECOBOOST®
The Baja-bred F-150 Raptor is perfectly at home on a typical paved road. But going from mild to wild on the most unforgiving terrain – now we’re in territory where the Raptor excels with its extraordinary capability, beginning with raw power. Under the unique Raptor hood is the 24-valve, 3.5L twin-turbo HO EcoBoost® with Ford port-fuel and direct-injection (PFDI) system and 10-speed automatic, generating a massive best-in-class* 450 horsepower and 510 lb.-ft. of torque. And now, this high-output EcoBoost is the standard engine for luxury travel in the top-of-the-line F-150 Limited.

*Class is Full-Size Pickups under 8,500 lbs. GVWR based on Ford segmentation.

3.3L TI-VCT V6
The 3.3L Ti-VCT V6 delivers responsive performance with 290 horsepower and 265 lb.-ft. of torque. The twin independent variable cam timing (Ti-VCT) opens/closes the valves in precise duration to suit operating conditions, so power output is optimized at every point across the performance band. The 3.3L also has the Ford port-fuel and direct-injection (PFDI) system with two injectors per cylinder — one mounted in the air intake port, another inside the cylinder. The 6-speed automatic transmission has three selectable modes to suit the driving condition: Normal, Tow-Haul, and Sport.

5.0L TI-VCT V8
This legendary Ford V8 with 10-speed transmission delivers all the muscle you need plus best-in-class* payload. Experience robust 395 horsepower and 400 lb.-ft. of torque, courtesy of twin independent variable cam timing (Ti-VCT), as well as the Ford port-fuel and direct-injection (PFDI) system with two injectors per cylinder — one in the air intake port, another inside the cylinder — to increase power and efficiency. The 5.0L offers a CNG/Propane Gaseous Engine Prep Package for conversion to compressed natural gas (CNG) or propane autogas.** A Snow Plow Prep Package is also available.

*When properly equipped. Class is Full-Size Pickups under 8,500 lbs. GVWR based on Ford segmentation.
**Vehicle will be equipped with the standard factory gasoline fuel system. This package does not include compressed natural gas/propane fuel tanks and lines, sold separately.

3.0L POWER STROKE® TURBO DIESEL
How does class leading in every diesel category sound? 11,400 lbs. towing — great news if you tow a lot for work or recreation; 1,940 lbs. payload; 250 horsepower at 3,250 rpm and 440 lb.-ft. of torque at just 1,750 rpm. Plus class-leading EPA-estimated 30 highway mpg fuel economy to go with all that muscle.*

*Max towing on F-150 LARIAT SuperCab or SuperCrew®, 6.5′ box, 3.0L Power Stroke® Diesel 4×2, Trailer Tow Package and 3.55 rear axle. Max payload on F-150 LARIAT SuperCab, 6.5′ box, 3.0L Power Stroke Diesel 4×2. EPA-estimated rating of 22 City/30 Highway/25 Combined MPG, 3.0L Power Stroke Diesel 4×2. Your mileage will vary. Class is Full-Size Pickups under 8,500 lbs. GVWR based on Ford segmentation.

10-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
F-150 EcoBoost®, V8 and diesel engines deliver their power through an advanced 10-speed automatic transmission. Compared with the 6-speed, the 10-speed delivers improved overall performance, with enhanced acceleration at the low and mid ranges of the power band. Features include optimized wide-span gear spacing coupled with drag-reduction actions plus three overdrive gears. What’s more, you can choose from selectable modes: Normal, Tow-Haul, Snow-Wet, EcoSelect, and Sport.
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The greatest auto innovations of 2018

The greatest auto innovations of 2018

Few innovations thrill us more than the ones we drive. When you consider an electric supercar that snaps back your head with acceleration or a set of tungsten-coated brakes that’ll have you straining against your seatbelt faster than you can say “internal combustion engine,” it’s easy to conclude 2018 was a heckuva year for the road-going brilliance.

I-Pace by Jaguar

* * * Grand Award Winner
The first truly off-roadable electric vehicle
Jaguar’s I-Pace is an astonishing ride: It’ll rocket you to 60 mph in 4.5 silent seconds thanks to its 394 horsepower and 512 pound-feet of torque, delivered through electric motors mounted on each axle. But this machine truly shines away from the pavement: It’ll scamper gamely over rocks with its all-wheel-drive traction system (which senses both what it’s driving over and how much traction that surface affords), ford water 19.7 inches deep without damaging its 90-kilowatt-hour battery, and climb and descend steep slopes. Its electrified version of off-road cruise-control allows the car to manage both throttle and braking through snow, mud, or sand, up or down slopes, and at speeds between 2 and 18 mph. Instead of worrying about what gear you should be in and how much power to apply, the driver just needs to focus on steering and enjoying the ride. With high-speed charging—reaching 80 percent capacity in 40 minutes via a 100-kilowatt direct-current fast charger—it’s truly one of the most evolved and capable electric vehicles to arrive. It starts at $69,500.

C_Two by Rimac

* * * The fastest electric car
There’s not a single figure associated with this car that isn’t awesome: 1,914 horsepower, 258 mph, 1.9 seconds to 60 mph, 1,700 pound-feet of torque. The fact that all of this comes via four zero-emission electric motors—one at each wheel—seems almost an afterthought. While eco-conscious hypercar enthusiasts rave about green bona fides, performance junkies can ponder the experience of the car’s speed and handling, delivered through an all-wheel-drive system that lets you select how much power you want at either end of the car. Dial it all toward the back for maximum adventure through the turns, or keep a healthy dose flowing to the front tires for more grip. Though very much a driver’s car, this wicked-looking auto is also a docile touring machine when needed, with roomy luggage capacity, a comfy ride, and semi-autonomous capability to help you relax between Alpine bombing runs. It’ll cost you about $2,000,000.

Echo Auto by Amazon

* * * Alexa, take a ride with me
Amazon’s smart speaker hits the road. Plop this flat, $50 rectangle on your dash, and its eight microphones will pick out your voice over music and road noise when you ask for news, music, directions, what’s next on your calendar, or any of Alexa’s other 50,000 tricks (and counting). The coolest part, though, is its ability to perform location-specific actions. The device can execute commands automatically as you reach a particular place. Get it to play “The Imperial March”—you know, Darth Vader’s theme—when you pull into the parking lot at work.

EV charging by Electrify America

* * * Quick charging through a skinny cable
Volkswagen subsidiary Electrify America plans to significantly juice the U.S.’s electric-vehicle-charging infrastructure with a trick bit of tech that will make powering your ride easier and faster. A liquid-cooled cable lets copious juice flow (up to 350 kilowatts of eco-machine-charging power) without overheating. This sort of capability could deliver 300 miles of range in just 15 minutes. Thanks to that cooling maneuver, the cable is so thin and light that EV owners won’t need a lifting belt to plug it in. The group plans to invest $2 billion in hundreds of charge stations around the country. It’s an effort that, we need to note, sprang directly from VW’s diesel scandal settlement.

RDX Intuitive True Touchpad Interface by Acura

* * * Infotainment control that finally makes sense
Using touchpads to control audio and navigation in cars is never easy—you can spend more time hunting for the cursor than you do cueing up the next track. This is all, of course, while reaching uncomfortably and staring at the screen rather than the road. Acura’s solution: “absolute positioning.” When you touch the pad, the corresponding area of the dash-mounted screen activates. So you simply tap the pad as though you’re tapping straight onto a twin of the display, one that happens to be conveniently located on the center console instead of under your windshield. You can even use it with gloves on.

E-Tron Virtual Mirrors by Audi

* * * A new way to look back
Despite U.S. regulators’ reluctance to approve digital side mirrors, this $75,000 Audi is plowing forward with the idea—overseas, at least. The system replaces conventional exterior mirrors with small cameras mounted on angled columns, resulting in a super-efficient 0.28 drag coefficient and making Audi’s electric the slipperiest SUV on the road. Inside the cabin, bright OLED screens tucked into the door sill show vivid images of the view behind you, and touch controls allow you to aim and zoom the “mirrors” for the optimal view. The cameras adapt to changing lighting conditions to ensure consistency and image legibility. It takes about 15 seconds to get used to the tech, then you never want to go back.

Super Cruise by Cadillac

* * * Safe hands-off driving
Super Cruise is, simply put, the best semi-autonomous driving mode out there. Available on the 2018 CT6 and later, it’s the first system that lets you keep your hands off the wheel for extended periods, as long as your eyes stay on the road. The camera-and-radar-based system monitors traffic and keeps clear of maneuvering cars, while an internal lens monitors your gaze to ensure you’re paying attention. If your mind wanders—or the car requires you to take over for any reason—it’ll alert you to re-engage.

Surface Coated Brake (PSCB) by Porsche

* * * Brakes that stop—and look—way better
Carbon-ceramic disc brakes deliver the ultimate in stopping power, but holy guacamole are they expensive. This latest tech from Porsche delivers a middle ground: better-but-not-quite-race-leading performance at less than half the price ($3,490, if you’re counting). The key is an ultra-hard 0.1-mm tungsten-carbide coating over an iron disc. The tungsten brakes generate 90 percent less dust—ending the eternal bane of Sunday-morning wheel scrubbers everywhere—have a 30-percent longer service life than conventional brakes, and offer increased friction for better control. Bonus: The discs acquire a slick mirror-finish as the miles accumulate.

MBUX by Mercedes-Benz

* * * An infotainment system you will actually use
Truly good infotainment systems are rare, but this one from Mercedes sets a standard. MBUX, which debuts in the new A-Class sedan, uses artificial intelligence—trained over countless hours studying human language and behavior patterns—to learn the driver’s preferences and understand the specific way they talk. Instead of some dinky cheap chip, the Benz relies on a six-core Nvidia processor and an Nvidia Parker 128 graphics card to ensure screen touches and swipes are instantaneous and precise. Maybe now you won’t just prop your phone up in front of the nav system’s screen.

QX50 Variable Compression Turbo Engine by Infiniti

* * * The shape-shifting engine
Compression ratio—how hard the pistons squeeze the mix of air and fuel in your cylinders—is one of an engine’s defining characteristics. High compression delivers that kick off the line or the ability to pull a heavy load from a standstill. But you don’t always need that much power. Gearheads have dreamed of tweaking compression since internal combustion first roared to life, and Infiniti’s engineers have spent two decades on the problem. They finally nailed it. Their solution: Adjust the reach of the pistons within the cylinders via linkages on the connecting rods and crankshafts that drive the pistons up and down. When the car’s computer calls for performance, the pistons travel farther up the cylinders and create higher compression. If the system doesn’t need the extra oomph, it holds the pistons back, saving fuel. The result: compression ratios that can nearly double when you need extra power, generating up 268 horsepower and 288 pound-feet of torque.

2019 Ranger by Ford

* * * The smallest new pickup truck—finally!
We’d be crazy about the reborn Ford Ranger—the first new U.S. model since 2011—just for the fact that it’s an affordable, compact pickup available stateside. (Europe gets all the cool, small haulers!) But this truck gets even better, packing a fuel-efficient 4-cylinder engine similar to the one you’ll find in the new Mustang, as well as automatic emergency braking standard on all trim levels. The tech suite doesn’t end there: On the XLT and Lariat trim packages, blind-spot monitoring can keep tabs on whatever you’re towing, and its lane-departure warning will ease your transition into Truck Life.

Formula E Battery Pack by McLaren Applied Technologies
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* * * This battery will make electric racing soooooo much better
Formula E, now in its fourth season, will gets a major upgrade this December: a new battery pack. So what? Well, previous packs couldn’t last an entire 50-minute race, so pitstops involved drivers getting out of their cars and hopping into fully charged rides. This looks, erm, awkward, and it’s kept a lot of major teams from entering the racing series; they didn’t want to be associated with an electric car that couldn’t go the distance. The new 54-kilowatt-hour packs (almost twice as powerful as the old ones) use a top-secret (it is racing, after all) cooling system that keeps them below 167 degrees Fahrenheit, the temperature threshold beyond which the cells would begin to break down.
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