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2012-07-23 12:05

LOOKING MORE ASSERTIVE:Suzuki's unique Jimny has undergone some changes to improve its appearance.


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Suzuki’s unique and enduringly popular Jimny has undergone a series of subtle improvements. The changes are all aesthetic and are aimed at giving the little 4x4 a sharper presence, while the interior also benefits from several improvements.
The most obvious enhancements are found at the front of the Jimny, where the combination of a new bonnet, an air scoop, redesigned grille and a bolder front bumper all add up to a more powerful appearance.

The bonnet’s latest change creates a more assertive impression. The grille has been revised and now incorporates a more geometric design, with vertical bars replacing the rounded gaps of the previous model.
The bumper has also been redesigned, and now features a larger lower air intake, while the fog lights have been repositioned to either side of the intake – decreasing the risk of damage during serious off-road driving. A lower scuff plate provides protection at the bumper’s leading edge.

The Jimny’s cabin gains redesigned head restraints for all occupants. The new head restraints provide improved comfort and support, and also allow the rear seats to be folded flat without the need to remove anything.

Smarter cloth upholstery has been introduced, while a new colour, Blue metallic, has been added to the palette.
From a safety perspective, the latest Jimny now offers IsoFix child-seat anchor, which adds to an array of active and passive safety features that already includes anti-lock brakes, front air bags and three-point inertia reel seat belts.


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