Isuzu Motors India has opened its first showroom in Jaipur,
the capital city of Rajasthan. On this occasion, the company also launched its
sports utility vehicle- MU-7 and its range of pickup trucks D-Max in the
Rajasthan market. The MU-7 is priced at
Rs. 19,69,000 lakhs onwards (ex-showroom Jaipur) and the D-MAX range is priced
from Rs. 6,13,000 lakh onwards (ex-showroom Jaipur).
The Jaipur showroom enables Isuzu to cater to prospective
consumers across Rajasthan.
Isuzu has plans to open 60 outlets across India by end of
2015-16. Isuzu has already established presence across seven states in India
including Delhi, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and
Karnataka with dealerships in Delhi, Noida, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore,
Hyderabad, Coimbatore, Madurai, Visakhapatnam, Tirupati and Cochin.
A 3-metre wheel-base makes the MU-7 one of the longest SUVs
available in India, offering luxurious and spacious interiors. The pickup D-Max
range comprises of three models with two different cabin options and two deck
options. D-Max Single cab is available in flat deck and the D-MAX Space Cab is
available in both flat deck and arch deck variants.
Isuzu's D-Max has a heavy-duty chassis, a large cargo bed to
"accommodate the bulkiest of loads" and its body structure is made
from high-tensile steel.
A completely new concept in India, the new D-Max Space Cab’s
unique feature is its extended cabin space of 1.5 feet behind the drivers’
seat, which can store valuable/ fragile goods. It offers significant features
like Power steering, Power windows, Centralized door lock, AC with heater etc.,
making it ideal for commercial use in industries like Agriculture, Retail,
Dairy, Engineering, Manufacturing and Small businesses.
Shigeru Wakabayashi, Deputy Managing Director, Isuzu Motors
India, said, “I am delighted to inaugurate our first dealership in Jaipur, as
we are progressing and expanding our footprint in the country. This dealership
marks our entry into the largest state of the country which houses many
industries including minerals, agriculture and textiles. The state is known for
its versatile culture, elite buying stature and we are confident that our
vehicles, known for their ruggedness, durability and fuel efficiency will
definitely appeal to our customers.”
He further added that Rajasthan is a key market in Isuzu’s
growth strategy for India and the company is hopeful that this dealership will
help it further strengthen its position.