In the mid 60’s, heavy-duty trucks were banned from the urban area due to a traffic chaos. It positively boosted the demand on 4-ton trucks, and ISUZU launched TY trucks, the first generation FORWARD.
Its semi-cab-over type, unique and dynamic design, allowed even front and rear weight distribution by shifting the front wheel forward.
It was the Japan’s first truck equipped with a window on the lower portion of the side door in order to increase the driver’s visibility.
|Type||6-cylinder, water-cooled, in-line|
|Maximum output||100 PS (74 kW)|
|Overal length||6,275 mm|
|Overal width||2,190 mm|
|Overall height||2,340 mm|
|Complete vehicle curb weight||3,035 kg|
|Maximum load||4,000 kg|
|Riding capacity||3 people|