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Isuzu’s Drive Expedition to the World’s highest pass

Written by Nayak

Japanese vehicle manufacturer Isuzu Motors recently conducted a 9-day drive expedition in India. This drive aims to reflect the constant endeavour to reaffirm ISUZU’s commitment to providing the best service and ownership experience.

The Drive As It Happened

Starting from Manali and going through the high passes of Leh Ladakh, a total of 20 adventure-seeking customers participated. The customers took their reliable and capable Isuzu D-MAX V-Cross and MU-X on their conquest to conquer the mountain trails of Ladakh. The trip then went through the high passes of Leh Ladakh via Zanskar valley. With this route, customers also got to explore hidden routes, mountain trails, and unseen lakes while also witnessing the beauty of the Himalayas with enticing views. Isuzu also conducted a special interaction session in Leh at the ITBP camp for the customers. Here, the customer understood how the forces operate in challenging conditions, which was quite an overwhelming experience.

More Details Of The Drive

Then the drive followed to Chushul and reached Hanle, and this ISUZU Drive Expedition made history. A ‘First’ by any Automobile OEM, taking a total of 26 vehicles and 52 members that are part of the customer group to the world’s highest motorable pass – the UMLING-LA pass at 19300 Ft. With this altitude, it is higher than even the Everest Base camp. After exploring the last Indian village on the border, Turtuk, the expedition moved on to the famous blue waters of Pangong lake. The lake remains one of the most iconic destinations where customers enjoy the scenic view of the vista.

From Hanle, the drive moved towards Manali via Leh – Manali road, taking shortcuts and off-road trails. This made sure to make the most of the journey back to the base location. The customer shared their experiences at the closing ceremony and talked about the memories they gathered that could be felt in their voices and in their hearts.

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