Some Work Needed: 2001 Isuzu VehiCROSS

During their time in the United States, Isuzu was no stranger to manufacturing vehicles that stood out from the pack, and the VehiCROSS SUV was a testament to that. It was the brand’s “halo” vehicle, and in a lot… more»

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Project Update: Jeff’s 1986 Isuzu Trooper Project

It’s been ages since I’ve provided an update on any of my project vehicles, and for that I apologize. A few things were happening, including a house move, the pending arrival of our second child, and of course, that… more»

Limited Production 4×4: 1999 Isuzu VehiCROSS

As enthusiasts, we often complain that the concept vehicles look nothing like their production variant, a scenario that is deemed disappointing because the concept is usually better looking than the mass-produced version. The Isuzu VehiCROSS is one of the… more»

Nicest One Left? 1986 Isuzu P’up Turbo Diesel

All I can say is, WOW! This truck may not appeal to everyone but to those of us who are wicked huge vintage Japanese vehicle fans, and also pickup fans, not to mention fans of box-checking-vehicles… WOW! Anyone looking… more»

Price Drop: 1989 Isuzu I-Mark RS With Recaro Package

It’s been over a decade since Isuzu stopped selling passenger vehicles in the United States, and while they were mostly known for selling trucks and SUVs before they departed from the market, the automaker also sold a handful of… more»

Low Mileage Survivor: 1984 Isuzu Impulse

For years, I coveted an Isuzu Impulse. The sexy lines, the covered headlamps, the flat-faced wheels with that crazy checkerboard pattern – oh yeah, I wanted one. In some ways, I think this explains my current fascination with old… more»

Baja 1000 Winner: 1984 Isuzu P’Up Desert Runner

For whatever reason, I have become increasingly enamored with vintage Isuzus since becoming an owner of a 1986 long wheelbase two-door Trooper. I’ve since acquired another rarity that I haven’t even published on these pages in the form of… more»

Parked in ’87: 1967 Isuzu Bellett

While we typically think of classic Isuzus as being vintage 4x4s (yours truly owning two of them), you’d be forgiven for forgetting that the company made competent passenger cars before breaking into the off-road market. This Bellet sedan is… more»

Nicest One Left? 1984 Isuzu P’up

This 1984 Isuzu P’up looks like about as nice of an example as I have ever seen. I haven’t noticed one this well-preserved in years, maybe decades. Isuzu is known for making rugged trucks and great engines and this… more»

Minty Spacecab: 1988 Isuzu Pickup 4×4

There are a few classes of vehicles that are effectively extinct, thanks to many years of stagnant values or never being worth much to begin with. Now, with the realization that some types of vehicles just aren’t coming back… more»

The Junkyard 1986 Isuzu Trooper Has Landed!

After lingering in Georgia for a few months, my 1986 Isuzu Trooper two-door that I rescued out of a bramble bush has made its way to my humble abode in Rhode Island. The Trooper, as you may recall, was… more»

Short Wheelbase Rarity: 1992 Isuzu Trooper RS

I’ve been crowing for a while that square-body SUVs are one of the hotter markets in collector vehicles that has long been ignored by enthusiasts. Yes, the Broncos and the FJ40s have long been darlings of the collector car… more»

Ironman Edition: 1999 Isuzu VehiCROSS

It’s hard to believe that 1999 was over two decades ago now, some of you weren’t even born yet! We try to stay with older vehicles here, at least 25-30 years old unless they’re really unusual and could be… more»

Oddball SUV: 1999 Isuzu VehiCROSS

It’s crazy to think that an entire decade has passed since Isuzu stopped selling passenger vehicles in the United States. It’s a shame because SUVs dominate the current U.S. market, and Isuzu produced a lot of unique models during… more»

Rare Japanese Classic: 1979 Isuzu 117 XG

With styling that flowed from the pen of the legendary Giorgetto Giugiaro, the Isuzu 117 first surfaced as a prototype in 1966 at the Geneva Motor Show. It went into limited production in 1968, and into full-scale production for… more»

Rare Survivor: 1989 Isuzu I-Mark RS

The seller is correct in referring to this 1989 Isuzu I-Mark RS as a hen’s tooth, as in being about as rare and/or extinct as choppers on a chicken. This red rocket can be found here on craigslist in… more»