Though clearly inspired by the Range Rover's rectilinear design and off-road prowess, the Trooper was something of the anti-Range, lacking the slathered luxury of its British idol. What it did have was the tenacious underpinnings of the Isuzu Pup compact pickup. It also had massive interior space, amazing 360-degree visibility, a parsimonious 4-cylinder engine, an available manual transmission, and an altimeter built into the dashboard, so you could see how high you were.
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