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2018 Suzuki Jimny officially revealed

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The fourth generation Suzuki Jimny has been officially revealed. It is expected to go on sale in Japan later this year.

The new Jimny is based on a ladder frame chassis with a 3-link rigid axle suspension and part time 4WD with a low range gearbox. In terms of styling, it gets a 5-slat grille finished in black, circular headlamps and turn signals. The chunky front bumper has a rectangular air dam and circular fog lamps on either side. The car has flared wheel arches, while the rear comes with a rectangular windscreen and a black bumper with integrated tail lamps. The spare wheel has been mounted on the tail gate.

On the inside, the new Jimny gets a black dashboard with a centrally-mounted touchscreen infotainment system. It has a 3-spoke multi-functional steering wheel and a twin-pod instrument cluster with a central MID.

Suzuki is yet to announce the engines that will be offered on the new Jimny. However, according to a leaked brochure, in the Japanese market, the base variant will be offered with a 660 cc, turbocharged 3-cylinder petrol engine, while the Jimny Sierra will get a 1.5-litre, 3-cylinder petrol engine with an output of 100 BHP. Transmission options will include a 5-speed manual and a 4-speed automatic.

The 2018 Jimny will be offered in 3 dual-tone colour options - Kinetic Yellow, Brisk Blue Metallic and Chiffon Ivory Metallic, and 5 single-tone exterior colours - Jungle Green, Bluish Black Pearl 3, Medium Gray, Silky Silver Metallic and Superior White.

 
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