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Five-door Suzuki Jimny could debut in 2021 – report

A five-door variant of the Suzuki Jimny is tipped to go into production in 2021. While rumours of a five-door Jimny first surfaced in 2018, a report from website GaadiWaadi suggests the model will be manufactured by Suzuki's Indian subsidiary from next year. However, it claims the vehicles will be assembled with 'knock-down' kits coming from Japan – meaning production of a five-door Jimny may be established in Japan itself...

Suzuki Jimny is the little car that could: hits new sales record, wait list still 12 months

The fun-size four-wheel-drive, the Suzuki Jimny, has set a new sales record in Australia, as the waiting list continues to stretch up to 12 months on certain models. Suzuki has sold more Jimnys in the first nine months of 2020 (1474) than it did for the entire 2019 calendar year (1391)...

Suzuki Jimny gets a GVM upgrade via Ironman 4x4

Suzuki Jimny owners can now upgrade the GVM (gross vehicle mass) of their pint-sized off-roaders, thanks to local aftermarket outfitters Ironman 4x4. Fully compliant with Australian regulations, the kit adds 350 kilograms of payload, increasing the GVM from 1435kg to 1785kg. This more than doubles the available payload, compared to a standard Jimny...

Dream garage: Suzuki Jimny wagon and ute imagined

The Suzuki Jimny has proven to be such a runaway success the company is reportedly considering wagon and ute versions of the pint-sized four-wheel-drive. The waiting list for a new Suzuki Jimny still stretches up to 12 months in Australia, even though production has ramped up in an attempt to catch up with demand...

Suzuki Jimny still sold out for six to 12 months as demand continues to rise

The Suzuki Jimny four-wheel-drive remains sold out for up to a year despite the factory ramping up production in an attempt to meet a new surge in demand. Approximately 2500 Suzuki Jimny four-wheel-drives have been sold in Australia since 2019 – more than 1000 of which have been delivered so far this year alone...

10 cars that beat the coronavirus

Australians are treating themselves to “getaway cars” in the wake of the coronavirus crisis, so they can holiday at home rather than travel overseas. The federal government’s $150,000 instant asset tax write-off has also accelerated sales of certain work vehicles...

Around the tracks: An amphibious Suzuki Jimny, Paul Walker's BMW E30 M3 and a 300km/h joy ride

When we’re not creating it ourselves, the CarAdvice team spends a lot of time finding and consuming motoring content from all over the world. Here’s a handful of the photos, articles, videos or social media posts that most caught our eye last week. Some of them are brand new, others have been online for a while. Enjoy them – just not too much, okay? 1...

Suzuki owners caught behaving badly in two different viral videos

Suzuki cars have been the subject two separate viral videos this month, with a Suzuki Jimny caught using a pedestrian bridge to make a U-turn in China, while a Suzuki Swift in Poland was captured flying through the air in a mind-blowing roundabout accident...

Around the tracks: A tiny-wheeled Hummer, a Cybertruck camper and a Rolls-Royce design competition

When we’re not creating it ourselves, the CarAdvice team spends a lot of time finding and consuming motoring content from all over the world. Here’s a handful of the photos, articles, videos or social media posts that most caught our eye last week. Some of them are brand new, others have been online for a while. Enjoy them – just not too much, okay? 1...

A five-door Suzuki Jimny is in development - report

A five-door version of the Suzuki Jimny appears to be in development, with a larger take on the tiny off-roader reportedly on the cards for the model's launch in India in 2021. According to a report from Autocar India, the Jimny will make its debut in that market not as the three-door version we're familiar with in Australia, but as an upsized five-door iteration...

Suzuki Jimny offered as ute by New Zealand dealer

A New Zealand Suzuki dealer is offering customers a ute version of its already-cutesie Jimny, as reported by Driven. For willing customers, the Whanganui dealer will chop the rear end to fit an enclosed flat-deck tray, revised tail lights and interior trim pieces to suit. The best part? The conversion is certified...