Suzuki has actually raised the allure of its Jimny array with the intro of a mid-range GL spec degree.

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Made to bring much of the essential deluxes of the GLX to a broader target market, the GL ports in simply over the practical GA design and also brings with it the alternative of a transmission to the mid-range purchaser.

Made to bring much of the essential deluxes of the GLX to a broader target market, the GL ports in simply over the practical GA design and also brings with it the alternative of a transmission to the mid-range purchaser.

” No person, our group consisted of, can have anticipated the success of the Jimny in South Africa and also around the world.

” As a totally off-road qualified SUV, it is as comfy in the central city as it gets on the dunes of the Namib. As well as at a beginning cost of just R336 900 for the GL handbook and also R357 900 for the GL car, it will certainly the imagine journey a fact for countless individuals,” states Brendon Woodworker, Brand Name Advertising And Marketing Supervisor at Suzuki Car South Africa.

Woodworker states that while sales of both the GA and also GLX versions have actually much surpassed their first supply, they have actually talked with lots of consumers that would certainly enjoy extra services than the GA offers however that can not completely extend their budget plans to the GLX. This is specifically real for consumers trying to find an automated variation.

In feedback to this need, and also in collaboration with its Japanese Head Workplace and also Indian producing center, Suzuki Car South Africa has actually developed the GL array.

Checked out from the outdoors, the GL shares much of its GLX brother or sister’s attributes. Principal amongst these are the solidified off-road prepared alloy wheels, ended up in a great smoky chrome trim and also with an alloy-equipped full-size extra wheel. It likewise shares the front runner’s front haze lights in the squared-off front bumper.

The GL will certainly likewise be readily available with a selection of all body colours and also the two-tone paint alternative, where the roofing is ended up in a different colour to the remainder of the body.

Inside the Jimny is where the GL solutions all the concerns postured by mid-range consumers. The design is readily available with the option of either a five-speed handbook or four-speed transmission, cooling, and also power guiding as criterion.

Additionally common in the GL are electrical home windows, electrically flexible mirrors and also a Suzuki stereo with Bluetooth and also USB connection, and also guiding wheel controls.

Not ended up, Suzuki has actually likewise included a 50:50 split back bench seat and also remote main securing as criterion.

” Our company believe that the Jimny GL is the total solution to the inquiry from interested consumers that enjoy the Jimny and also its guarantee of journey, however that do not require all the deluxes and also coming with greater cost of the GLX design,” states Woodworker.

Suzuki Jimny GL Interior

A short suggestion of the Jimny’s technological pedigree

Unlike all various other portable way of living SUVs, the Jimny is categorised as a full-blooded 4×4.

All Jimny versions are fitted with a 1.5 litre petroleum engine with variable shutoff timing and also multi-point shot that supplies 75 kW at 6 000 rpm and also 130 Nm of torque at 4 000 rpm. This engine, code-named K15B, is ranked at a penny-wise 6.3 litres/100 kilometres for the hand-operated design and also 6.8 litres for the four-speed automated variation.

All versions are fitted with a ladder structure framework, inflexible axles in the front and also back with a three-link shock absorber, and also a totally mechanical reduced array transfer situation.

The Jimny is additional fitted with a ball-screw guiding system that permits straight guiding and also great responses, which secures the chauffeur from abrupt jerks and also shocks that arise from durable off-roading.

All Jimny versions are likewise outfitted with Suzuki’s preferred AllGrip system, which makes use of the brakes and also digital security control system to drive or brake private wheels in very technological off-road scenarios.

Last But Not Least, all Jimny versions have Hillside Descent Control, which online manages the engine and also brakes throughout high descents, enabling the chauffeur to concentrate on guiding inputs.

A top-level Jimny Quality Stroll

With the enhancement of the Jimny GL in handbook and also automated, the array currently includes 5 versions. They are:

Jimny GA

  • 4×4 system with Suzuki AllGrip
  • Power guiding
  • Digital Security Program

Jimny GL– every one of the above, and also:

  • Electric home windows
  • Electric mirrors
  • Alloy wheels (incl. extra wheel)
  • Guiding wheel sound controls
  • Bluetooth- and also USB-connected stereo
  • Remote main securing
  • A thorough 4-year/ 60 000 kilometres solution strategy.

Jimny GLX supplies the above deluxes, and also:

  • Automatic LED headlamps
  • Automatic environment control
  • Cruise ship control
  • A touchscreen infomercial system with Apple CarPlay and also Android Car
  • A leather-covered wheel
  • The back freight convenience-package, that includes an added 12V outlet, back indoor light, and also flat-floor travel luggage box with tough plastic cladding.

Rhinocerous Version is currently readily available

Suzuki Jimny Rhino Edition (1)

First revealed in late 2021, the unique Rhinocerous Version Set will certainly come to suppliers at the exact same time as the brand-new GL in handbook and also automated alternatives.

The set reanimates the popular Jimny Rhinocerous logomark that initially showed up on the Suzuki SJ-series precisely 40 years back. It has actually given that ended up being associated with the resilience, adventurous and also go-anywhere nature of the Jimny.

The Rhinocerous Version includes the adhering to layout components to a Jimny:

  • Special Rhinocerous stickers
  • A Rhino-branded soft extra wheel cover
  • The Suzuki Heritage grille
  • Red Suzuki mud flaps
  • Rainfall and also wind deflectors

Suzuki Car South Africa will certainly likewise companion with its worldwide moms and dad firm and also associates throughout the globe to sustain rhinocerous preservation in South Africa and also throughout the continent.

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