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Old 09-08-2018, 02:37 PM   #1
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56k Icon My car of the day, new Suzuki Jimny.

The Suzuki Jimny seems like a forgotten vehicle, I certainly thought Suzuki had stopped making them. Well in actual fact, it remains a popular vehicle and so much so that if you ordered one now, you won't be taking delivery of it until next year. This new version has a certain retro styling to it and an improvement over the chunky outgoing model. And did you know that the Jimny first appeared way back in 1970 and this is the first all new Jimny in 20 years. This new version has a Land Rover defender look about it. Suzuki has fitted a new naturally aspirated 1.5 litre four-cylinder petrol producing 101 BHP and 130 NM of torque. It's matched with a choice of four or five speed automatic gearboxes. The Jimny's new ladder framed chassis is 50 percent more rigid and the three-link rigid axle suspension has been tuned to cater for on road and off road handling. Inside the Jimny is modern with higher quality plastics . Toys include cruise control,auto emergency braking, and lane departure alert.


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price:£13,500
engine:1.5 4 cyl petrol
power/torque:101 BHP/130 NM
transmission:five speed auto four-wheel drive
0-60 in 12 seconds
top speed is 90 MPH.


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Old 09-08-2018, 03:13 PM   #2
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Looks pretty cool but engine leaves a lot to be desired
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Old 09-08-2018, 03:14 PM   #3
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Have to say I love it and if as good as the swift sport will be reliable and at that price I would say a good buy, interior looks fine as well, so big yes from me in that colour please
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Old 09-08-2018, 03:18 PM   #4
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Old 09-08-2018, 03:29 PM   #5
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looks awesome to me...a mini Jeep for sure...

always been a great little off roader and can reach many places big ego wagons can't...

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Old 09-08-2018, 03:33 PM   #6
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looks awesome to me...a mini Jeep for sure...

always been a great little off reader and can reach many places big ego wagons can't...

This may well be perfect to complement the fleet cuey?
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Such a massive improvement on the previous - particularly the interior - Suzuki really up'ing their game at the moment with the new Swift as well - definitely like this SB
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Old 09-08-2018, 03:54 PM   #8
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This may well be perfect to complement the fleet cuey?
I was looking to get an older one, but the prices went through the roof when the last snow storm hit!!!

had to make do with the S8 and winter tyres...

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Absolutely love this and very tempted by one - even more so if it is available in the orange that some of the press photos have had it in

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Last few years, Suzuki, Mazda and Volvo have been nailing every new vehicle they have launched

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I like that, looks like a Tonka toy, which is a good thing
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