Japanese carmaker Suzuki has unveiled its next-generation Jimny in Japan. The company has introduced two models, Kei-spec Jimny for the Japanese and Jimny Sierra for the global market. The former comes with a price range of 14,58,000 – 19,06,200 JPY (approx Rs 9.07 lakh to Rs 11.88 lakh), whereas the Jimny Sierra will be available at 17,60,400 – 20,62,800 JPY (approx. Rs 10.94 lakh to Rs 12.82 lakh).
Starting with the Kei-specced Jimny, as the Kei norms in Japan, the car will house a 0.7-litre, three-cylinder 658cc petrol engine that produces a 64PS of max power and 96Nm of maximum torque. The global variant, Jimny Sierra, comes loaded with a 1.5-litre, four-cylinder 1,460cc engine.
The company claims that it can churn out a maximum power of 101PS and maximum torque of 130Nm. This is mated with a 5-speed manual transmission or 4-speed automatic transmission. The car is also available with a part-time four-wheel drive.
Talking about the exterior, the Suzuki Jimny comes loaded with projector headlamps with daytime running LED. The car features a boxy design, which is inspired by the first and second generation of Jimny. The car features 15-inch wheels with gunmetal finish.
On the inside, there is a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system, automatic climate control system, tactile buttons and multi-functional wheel. For safety, the vehicle houses Dual Sensor Brake Support (DBBS), hill hold, descent control, 6 airbags, electronic stability programme (ESP), tyre pressure monitoring system and more.