Isuzu Dmax Platinum 2009 Introduced
Early fourth quarter of 2008, Isuzu introduces D-Max Platinum models for 2009 to replace the outgoing Gold Series. New exterior colors to the selected models. 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. Revamped fenders and side trims with chrome trim. 4×2 SLX and SX derived fascias from 4×4/Hi-Lander (before Platinum’s fascia) and revamped side trims without chrome trim. 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. Interior changed to platinum tone. Cab4 LS also featured new sumptous leather upholstery in black. Several highline models featured Platinum Entertainment package (by Kenwood): included DVD/VCD/MP3/DiVX player and 6.1″ touch-screen; compatible with iPod, Bluetooth, TV tuner and navigation system. Additionally also featured rear view camera for reverse assist (Platinum Vision). 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. Badges and rings which were once gold are now in silver/platinum as well. Spark EX also received new gauge and indicator. D-Max Platinum models commenced on sale from 15th October.