ACCESS platform specialist CPL has released the new Isuzu D-Max access platform into the UK market.

CPL is the first to release the access platform mounted on the all-new Isuzu D-Max. Isuzu awarded CPL with Platinum customer status in 2019 and it was the first approved converter for the vehicle manufacturer.

CPL is also the first to be awarded full small series type approval on the conversion with the 3.5-tonne suspension upgrade and all terrain tyres.

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The final design sees mainly aesthetical changes, along with improved boom docking and frontal support and in-cab controls. The boom itself is the same design that was mounted on the previous D-Max, which features a 13.1 m working height and a 6.2 m working outreach.

The safe working load remains at the forefront of the market with 240 kg, and during operation the knuckle remains firmly within the confines of the vehicle envelope, CPL said.

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Even with the new chassis design from Isuzu, the unit retains its 24-degree departure angle, 5 degrees of stability and 7-tonne gross train weight along with all of the optional extras.

CPL said that all of these combined make the CPL D-Max P130 the best-selling and most loved 4x4 cherry picker in the UK.

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The Isuzu D-Max itself retains all of the existing qualities from the old model D-Max, plus it’s setting new standards in safety by adding even more features, including a high level of Advanced Driver Assist Systems (ADAS).

Standard on all models is cruise control, traffic sign recognition, forward collision warning, manual and intelligent speed limiter, autonomous emergency braking and lane departure warning and prevention system. Further added are the automatic headlights & high beam assist and the new D-Max utility also keeps the hill start and hill descent control system.

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