This is the all new 4th generation Suzuki Jimny. It looks like a baby G-Wagen with straight-edged exteriors, circular headlights, low-slung taillights and a spare wheel on the back.The Suzuki Jimny is retro yet cool, rugged but modern!
Based on the official images revealed ahead of launch by Suzuki, we know more details of the exterior, interior, variants,colour options available for Suzuki Jimny along with some information of the powertrain and transmission.
Suzuki will be launching the Jimny and the Jimny Sierra and differentiating the models from each other is the additional body cladding, wider tyres and the different alloy wheels.Suzuki will power the Jimny with a 660cc petrol engine for Japan, while the Jimny Sierra will be powered with the 1.0 litre turbocharged petrol engine or a 1.2 litre naturally aspirated petrol motor along with a part time four-wheel drive with low-range transfer gear for off-road driving. In addition to this, Suzuki will also be offering an optional automatic transmission.
Just like its predecessor and the Gypsy which was launched in India, the upcoming Jimny and the Jimny Sierra has a built on a body on frame chassis. Aesthetically, at the front it gets all black bumpers and a projector head light unit, at the sides it gets turn indicators mounted on the outside ORVM’s. While at the rear, it gets a spare wheel mounted and an all-black bumper mounted at the lower end which also holds the tail lights just like the Mercedes G-Wagon.
The interior is modern and looks solid.The steering wheel design is similar to the one available on the new Maruti Suzuki Swift. The Jimny will now be available with an optional 7.0 inch touchscreen infotainment system like the Maruti Suzuki Ignis , automatic climate control. In addition to this, both the models will get rear seats and front passenger seats that fold flat.
By the first half of July, Suzuki will launch the new Jimny and the Jimny Sierra in the Japaese market. After which it will also launch the Jimny Sierra SUV in the international market. As of now, there isn’t any official word whether Suzuki will get the Jimny to the Indian market. But this model could be a replacement for the Maruti Suzuki Gypsy which has been on sale from the 80’s in India. Stay tuned to MyNewCar to know more about the Suzuki Jimny.