Isuzu reveals new specs of 2018 FTR

Isuzu reveals new specs of 2018 FTR

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc. has announced new specifications of its upcoming Class 6 medium-duty truck, the 2018 Isuzu FTR. The FTR is slated to go into production at a new facility in Charlotte, Mich. in mid-2017.

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc. has announced new specifications of its upcoming Class 6 medium-duty truck, the 2018 Isuzu FTR.

RELATED: Read our cover story on the 2018 FTR here.

Among the new specs released by Isuzu are:

  • 25,950 lbs. GVWR.
  • The FTR will be available in eight wheelbase lengths ranging from 152 to 248 in., accommodating bodies from 14 to 30 ft. long.
  • The FTR is a dock height class 6 truck.
  • The turbocharged Isuzu 5.2-liter 4HK1-TC engine propelling the FTR will generate 215 HP and 520 lbs./ft. of torque.
  • The engine will be mated to an Allison six-speed automatic transmission with power take-off (PTO) capability.
  • Dana axles will have capacities of 12,000 lbs. up front and 19,000 lbs. rear suspension.
  • Bridgestone or Continental 11R22.5 tires will be fitted to 22.5-in. × 8.25-in. steel wheels.

The FTR is slated to go into production at a new facility in Charlotte, Mich. in mid-2017.

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