Isuzus on Video
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Isuzu vehicle reviews can be found in the following episodes:
FPVS has been unable or unwilling to produce a listing of the nine years
of their broadcast prior to 1990.
#1006 1991 Isuzu Stylus in Motor News
#1011 Isuzu Rodeo Road Test
#1023 Lotus Elan Road Test
#1027 Geo Storm Hatchback Road Test
#1043 Geo Storm Hatchback Road Test (likely same as 1027)
#1132 Isuzu Trooper Road Test
#1241 Isuzu Rodeo Road Test
#1324 Honda Passport in Motor News
#1329 Honda Passport Road Test
#1343 Honda Passport in Motor News (likely same as 1324)
#1347 Honda Passport Road Test (likely same as 1329)
Motorweek did do road tests on the Impulse JR, Impulse JI, I-Mark JT,
Stylus JS, and the pickups in those seasons.
Anyone with further information on this subject please notify me
Isuzus in Movies
Isuzus in movies and motion pictures.
Armed and Dangerous (1986)
When John Candy and Eugene Levy are chased out of the health club, there
is a black (with red pin stripe) Impulse Non-turbo parked on the street
in front of the health club.
Behind Enemy Lines (1997)
A little before the halfway point, the misfit military team is being driven
to the airport to be deported. The lead police vehicle in the convoy is a
white, four door Gemini JT150/190 (I-Mark). The car is not destroyed in their
excape, and shows up again for a split second when the police are sent after
the misfit military team at the warehouse.
Bill and Ted's Bogus Journey
Bill and Ted park next to a maroon 1986 Isuzu Impulse at the "Builder's
Corner" hardware store.
Death Wish 5
This film made in Toronto includes a scene with a white 1993 Asuna Sunfire
(Impulse JI) in a scene asbout halfway through.
A mobster roughs up a female character/victim alongside and on the car in
the Garment District. The scene is close enough that the word "Sunfire"
can even be read off the door.
Honey I Shrunk the Kids
The giant baby picks up and plays with a yellow Elan M100 in the Las Vegas
Two Elans are reported at the "Honey I Shrunk the Kids" Casino in Las Vegas as
part of their display.
Made In America>/U>
The interior car dealership scene where the Will Smith character is flirted
with by the car saleswoman shows the line of four Geo models, as if the scene was
shot in a Geo dealership. A Geo Storm is prominent in the scene directly behind
the Tracker that the Will Smith character is lookign at and then sitting in.
A red 1990-1991 Impulse XS (JI) is seen in the background at the 15 minute
mark when Moreau goes to New York and asks the cab driver to find Alex Bohemia.
On Hostile Ground
The back of a 1990-93 Impulse JI can be seen about 1/4 of the way through
the movie for a split second.
The Perfect Weapon
There is a glimpse of a light blue or silver 1983-85 Impulse in the scene
that Tanaka is arrested behind the bank.
Female lead charater fleeing the robot drives a blue 1985-86 Impulse Non-Turbo.
The characters walk past a 1990-91 Geo Storm Base model in a parking lot in
the course of the movie.
This movie starts with a red 1985 Isuzu Impulse.
A 1992 Storm GSi was spotted in this movie.
Under the Boardwalk
The antagonist drives what appears to be a black 1985 Isuzu Impulse
Turbo in this late Eigthies "surfer" remake of a classic film. The
Impulse is wrecked in the course of a fight scene in a parking garage.
If you know of any more Isuzus in movies, let me know.
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