Isuzu announced key specifications of its entry in the Class 6 medium-duty truck segment, the 2018 Isuzu FTR. Among the highlights: 25-950-pound GVWR; eight wheelbase lengths ranging from 152 inches to 248 inches accommodating bodies from 14-30 feet long; 5.2-liter 4HK1-TC engine; 215 horsepower and 520 foot-pounds of torque; and Allison six-speed automatic transmission with power take-off capability. Dana axles will have capacities of 12,000 pounds up front and 19,000 pounds rear suspension; Bridgestone or Continental 11R22.5 tires will be fitted to 22.5-by-8.25-inch steel wheels.
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