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Reveals Direct Injection Gasoline Engine
Calif., April 17 / -- American Isuzu Motors Inc. announced a new
technology the U.S. market. Foremost
among the elements revealed at the company's press conference at the
2003 New York International Auto Show:
* The first
direct-injection gasoline engine available in a U.S.-market SUV.
direct-injection gasoline engine will be standard on the 2004 Axiom
and optional on the 2004 Rodeo. Available in September 2003, the
Isuzu direct-injection gasoline engine uses less fuel in the city
and on the highway, generates more horsepower and more torque, and
produces fewer emissions – and does it all on regular, unleaded
gasoline -- compared to its conventional fuel injection predecessor.
only other vehicles available for sale in the United States to offer
direct-injection gasoline engines are the $116,495 BMW 760Li and the
Rolls-Royce Phantom, expected to be priced well above $300,000. With
that in mind Isuzu stands as not only the sole company to offer a
direct-injection gasoline engine in a U.S.-market truck, but in a
vehicle of any kind available in America priced under $100,000.
direct-injection Axiom is expected to move Isuzu into the forefront
of marketing for SUV sales. Market savvy consumers are excited about
the price comparison with two other makes offered with