Suzuki has released the official images of the fourth generation Jimny. The all-new Suzuki Jimny will make its public debut in July. There will be two variants on offer – Suzuki Jimny and Suzuki Jimny Sierra.
Suzuki designers have adopted a retro approach for the new Jimny. It gets black front and rear bumper, black grille with signature vertical slats, round headlights, round indicators and fog lamps, bumper mounted tail lights, and a boot lid mounted spare wheel.
The Jimny Sierra differentiates itself from the regular model thanks to wider bumper, additional protective cladding around wheel arches and sides, and wider tires wrapped around different looking 5-split spoke alloy wheels.
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The official website lists the color options that will be offered. Two-tone paint schemes with a black roof include – Kinetic Yellow, Brisk Blue Metallic, and Chiffon Ivory Metallic. Single-tone color options are – Jungle Green, Bluish Black Pearl 3, Medium Gray, Silky Silver Metallic, and Superior White. Additionally, the JDM-spec Jimny is listed in a Pure White Pearl Shade and a two-tone Kinetic Yellow with black roof and bonnet as well.
The all-new Jimny will be available in three grades – XC, XL, and XG. The highlights of their features list have also been specified. As mentioned in a report published last week, the base Suzuki Jimny XG gets front driver and passenger airbags, SRS curtain airbags, front seat SRS side airbag, halogen headlamps, fog lamps, manual air conditioning, 2-speakers, and 16-inch steel wheels.
Suzuki Jimny XL adds automatic climate control, engine start/stop button, keyless entry, electrically retractable ORVMs, and smoked glass to that. In addition to the features of XG and XL grades, the top-end Suzuki Jimny XC comes with dual sensor brake support, LED headlamps, headlamp washer, cruise control, ORVM mounted LED turn indicators, and 16-inch alloy wheels.
There will be two grades of the Jimny Sierra on offer – JC and JL. Front multi-reflector halogen fog lamps, automatic air conditioning, keyless push-button engine start, electrically retractable ORVMs, smoked glass, 15-inch steel wheels are some of the highlights of the Suzuki Jimny Sierra JL. In addition to that, the Suzuki Jimny Sierra JC gets LED headlights, headlight washer, cruise control, LED turn indicators integrated with ORVMs, 15-inch aluminum wheels, and dual sensor brake support.
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The JDM-spec Suzuki Jimny will be offered with a 660 cc petrol engine with either a 5-speed manual or a 4-speed automatic transmission. Part-time 4WD will be offered as well. The Suzuki Jimny Sierra gets a 1,500 cc petrol engine. Again, transmission choices include a 5-speed MT and a 4-speed AT and 4WD is standard as well. Exact specifications have not been revealed yet, however as per Suzuki’s global website, the fourth gen Jimny is based on a ladder frame chassis and gets a 3-link rigid axle suspension and part-time 4WD with low range transfer gear.
The all-new Jimny and Jimny Sierra will go on sale in Japan first, where production is already underway. Other markets are likely to receive the 4th gen Suzuki Jimny by late 2018 or early 2019. And since Pak Suzuki sells the imported Jimny here, it’s quite likely to reach Pakistan in near future as well.