Giti Tyres Big Test
 March 2020     ISUZU CYH530D GIGA 8x4   Story Dave McLeod Photos Gerald Shacklock

Giti Tyres Big Test - GIGA what? And why? 

It's not the most modern truck out there. It's not the smartest…nor the most high-tech. And no – it's not the most powerful truck on our roads. Nowhere near it.

However….it IS the best-selling heavy-duty truck in New Zealand. And it's also No. 1 in the overall truck market (all trucks over 4.5 tonnes GVM). And has been for 20 straight years.

How come? Many, many reasons, no doubt – but who better to ask than someone who bought one of the 346 he...

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