More details on the 2018 Suzuki Jimny


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According to a Japanese website, the 2018 Suzuki Jimny will be launched in Japan on July 5, 2018. The off-roader will be available in two versions - base and Sierra with the latter getting a 1.5-litre, 3-cylinder petrol engine.

The base variant of the Jimny has an overall length of 3,300 mm and measures 1,475 mm in width and 1,715 mm in height, while its wheelbase is 2,250 mm. The Sierra is 300 mm longer and comes with flared wheel arches making it 125 mm wider as well. Leaked images have confirmed that the new model will receive an updated exterior that draws inspiration from the Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon. The front features a 5-slat grille flanked by circular headlamps and turn signals, while the front bumper houses a pair of fog lamps. The front fascia and bumpers are finished in black. A black painted roof will be optional.

The car gets all-black interiors with a touchscreen in the centre, a 3-spoke multi-functional steering wheel and a twin-pod instrument cluster with a central MID. Both variants of the Jimny will be offered in 3 trims each - XG, XL and XC. Higher variants gets smart key, automatic climate control, engine start/stop button among other features. Only the top-spec XC variants come with a dual-tone exterior and a 4-speed automatic transmission. The Jimny Sierra gets xenon headlights with washers and a mechanical transfer box lever.

The Jimny is powered by a 660 cc, turbocharged 3-cylinder petrol engine. The Jimny Sierra comes equipped with a 1.5-litre, naturally-aspirated 3-cylinder petrol engine that produces 100 BHP. Both engines come mated to either a 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic transmission.

In Japan, the Jimny will be offered in 9 colour options - Jungle Green, Medium Gray, Blue Ish Black Pearl, Silky Silver Metallic, Spare White, Pure White Pearl, Kinetic Yellow (2 Tone), Chiffon Ivory (2 Tone), Blyisque Blue Metallic (2 tone).

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