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2021 Truck of the Year Competition, Brought to You by Isuzu

If 2021 didn’t start off quite like you were expecting… at least Isuzu’s Truck of the Year Competition remains a constant, celebrating all things truck, great and small.

The time-honoured tradition of crowning the King of the Isuzus harks back to Isuzu Australia Limited’s very first Truck of the Year Competition in 1996.

A year like no other, 1996 saw the launch of the world’s first DVD player—undoubtedly a historic moment with blockbuster titles like Twister and Independence Day also released this year.

In the trucking world, Isuzu’s “FV Turbo” Series made waves featuring 1,000 Nm of torque and 199 kW of power, a benchmark for Japanese trucks at the time.

Fast forward 25 years to the truck that took home last year’s Grand Prize and any nostalgia you’re currently feeling should be relieved.

2020 Grand Prize Winner: FYX 350-350 dressed to the nines and ready to tackle a punishing roster for Coopers Heavy Industries

Think you can beat the best?

Firstly, let’s assure you that size doesn’t matter when it comes to getting the attention of Isuzu’s competition judging panel. Just take a look at some of the other Truck of the Year champions over the past five years:

2019 Grand Prize Winner: NPR 65-190 – Powered Innovations

2018 Grand Prize Winner: FSD 140-260 – Hobart Truck Spares

2017 Grand Prize Winner: FSD 140-260 Auto – Towz4U

2016 Grand Prize Winner: NLR 200 – Pinpoint Electrical 

Over $10,000 worth of prizes up for grabs

Isuzu is a firm believer that all trucks deserve a moment in the spotlight. If you have a special Isuzu truck in your life, head over to the website and fill out a quick two-minute entry form, upload a picture of your truck and tell us why you think it the best thing since sliced bread.

Apart from the glory of being crowned Truck of the Year, there are over $10,000 worth of prizes to be won in the competition:

  • 10 x genuine Isuzu merchandise packs – up to the value of $300 each
  • 4 x $1,000 Visa gift card, up for grabs for our Series Prize and People’s Choice Prize Winner
  • 1 x $6,000 Visa gift card, exclusively for the use of our Grand Prize Winner

How to enter

Here’s the low-down on how the Truck of the Year Competition works.

Head over to the Isuzu Trucks website and complete the entry form here (and make sure to read our updated Terms and Conditions). A Monthly winner is selected each month from this pool of entries between February and November 2021, and published on the Isuzu Content Hub and Isuzu Australia’s Facebook page.

These 10 Monthly winners go into the draw for the 2021 Series Prizes, depending on the model of the Isuzu truck (N Series, F Series, FX/FY Series and Giga Series).

After 20th November, 2021 (entry close) one of these 10 Monthly winners will be chosen by an expert panel of Isuzu judges as the winner for the Grand Prize—a $6,000 Visa gift card and the coveted title of Truck of the Year.

And after all this… you still have another opportunity to win!

A selection of the best entries from the year (selected by the judging panel) will also go in the draw for a $1,000 Visa gift card for The People’s Choice Prize. This winner is chosen by Isuzu Trucks fans through a poll on Isuzu Australia’s Facebook page during the month of December.

There’s no time like the present. ENTER YOUR ISUZU TRUCK TODAY!

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