Isuzu releases 3 new bodies for select trucks

March 6, 2019 -  By
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Knapheide KUVcc (Photo: Isuzu)

Knapheide KUVcc (Photo: Isuzu)

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America released three new road-ready bodies for select Isuzu N-Series trucks: the Knapheide KUVcc, dump and landscaper models.

“At Isuzu, we are proud to offer road-ready bodies for the convenience of both our dealers and our customers,” said Shaun C. Skinner, president of Isuzu. “These great new offerings from Knapheide combine a competitive price, excellent price, unmatched durability and innovative features. We expect them to bring Isuzu quality, performance and low cost of ownership to new vocations and industries.”

Knapheide KUVcc

The 11-foot KUVcc utility body will be available on 109-inch wheelbase Isuzu NPR and NPR-HD gasoline-powered trucks.

Standard features include:

  • White painted interior and exterior;
  • Body constructed of 20-gauge galvannealed steel;
  • Eight exterior compartments (four per side) with adjustable shelving;
  • Two fixed interior shelves per side;
  • Two conduit/pipe doors;
  • Two interior dome lights;
  • A 9- by 30-inch glass window in front bulkhead that aligns with the rear window of the cab;
  • Master locks on both sides; and
  • A Knapliner-coated step bumper.

Available options include a keyless locking system, LED compartment lighting, a side-mounted ladder rack and a drop-down single ladder rack.

Knapheide dump body

The 11-foot Knapheide dump body will be available on 109-inch wheelbase Isuzu N-Series standard-cab trucks with a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of 14,500 pounds and higher.

Standard features include:

  • Crossmemberless construction with fully boxed long sills constructed of seven-gauge hot-rolled, commercial-quality (HRCQ) steel that runs the entire length of the floor to help prevent debris collecting;
  • Electrodeposition prime-paint system and Knapheide water-based undercoating for corrosion resistance;
  • Quarter cab protector constructed on 10-gauge high-tensile steel;
  • Electric hoist powered by a 12-volt pump with power up and power down;
  • Versatile, double acting tailgate that accommodates drop-down, pickup-style and spreader applications;
  • Quick-release tailgate with one-handed lever for easy drop down and self-cleaning sloped design;
  • Class 5 hitch;
  • Seven-way flat trailer plug;
  • ICC bumper; and
  • Mud flaps.

Other options include red paint, a window shade tarp kit and polyboard side extensions.

Knapheide landscaper

The 11-foot Knapheide landscaper body will be available on Isuzu N-Series standard-cab models with 109- and 132.5-inch wheelbases with GVWRs of 14,500 pounds and higher. It will also be available for 150- and 176-inch wheelbase N-Series crew-cab models with 14,500-pound GVWRs and higher.

The Knapheide landscaper body features:

  • Three doors for versatility in loading and dumping;
  • 50-inch wide curbside opening for pallets, balled trees, shrubs, bagged materials and more, with a side access door that can be locked in the open position;
  • 270 degree swing-out rear gates (two) equipped with heavy-duty hinges that are also lockable in the open position;
  • Removable 40-inch-tall side panels constructed of 14-gauge steel and reinforced by 13-gauge steel stakes;
  • LED clearance and marker lights;
  • Electric hoist powered by a 12-volt pump with power up and power down;
  • Electrodeposition prime-paint system and Knapheide water-based undercoating for corrosion resistance;
  • Side step and grab handle;
  • ICC bumper; and
  • Mud flaps.

Options include a backpack featuring a streetside compartment with four hooks plus two fixed shelves and curbside pullout bin (available on 132.5-inch Standard Cab and 176-inch Crew Cab wheelbases only); a cab protector; a landscaper tarp; and Class 5 hitch and seven-way trailer plug.

LM Staff

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