WATCH | Isuzu SA staff doing the Jerusalema Challenge will make you want to dance too

• Isuzu says that its new D-Max will go on sale locally in 2022.

• The bakkie is undergoing stringent testing in South Africa.

• Isuzu SA staff join in and create an awesome Jerusalema Challenge video.

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Heritage Day might have come and gone, and the Jerusalema Challenge might be fading but watching these Isuzu employees dancing makes you want to get up and join them.

Isuzu is one of several automakers who build vehicles locally for our market, as well as for export. Their plant is based in Port Elizabeth.

We've all seen thousands of Jerusalema Challenge videos from all over the world. Still, this one just makes you feel all warm and fuzzy inside as the video encapsulates the warm and friendly people who make up Isuzu South Africa. It's a picture of our resilience and how we overcome struggles, from the men and women on the truck line to the ladies in the office, and even the firm's CEO, Billy Tom.

Isuzu is readying their new D-Max bakkie which was highly anticipated for release in 2021. However, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the launch is being pushed back to 2022.

SA bakkie lovers can expect the bakkie to be a uniquely South African product and one that'll speak directly to the needs of the South African buyer. Isuzu says that they are paying particular emphasis on areas such as the load box and its inner panels and tailgate, improving dust sealing, dampers for improved ride quality, and accessories such as canopies, roll bars, and nudge bars.