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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...

Suzuki Jimny supply will improve... but not yet

Suzuki has invested in its Jimny production line to better meet global demand, meaning Australian buyers could see their wait-times cut from the latter half of 2020 onwards. The average wait for Australian buyers is still around nine months, though dealer stock does exist in certain colours. Some have had to hold on longer than this...

The world's cutest Suzuki Jimnys are coming to Australia

Just in case you don’t find Suzuki’s mini-off-roader cute and charismatic enough, Japanese auto styling house DAMD Inc now offers dress-up kits to make your JB64 series Suzuki Jimny look like, well, a number of different classic off-roaders. There are currently two kits on offer: ‘Little-D’, a nod to the classic Land Rover Defender, and ‘Mini-G’, which sports the sleek, yet boxy, features of a Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen...

CarAdvice podcast 160: Mike Costello's Suzuki Jimny mingles with the big boys

On the podcast this week are Mandy Turner, Mike Costello, and Kez Casey. In car news, Evie Networks is planning an EV charge station expansion for Australia, Europe has mandated EV sound generators, the 2020 Land Rover Defender specs have been leaked, and the 2020 BMW X6 and Mercedes-AMG A45 and CLA45 have been revealed...

Why I bought a Suzuki Jimny

Motoring writers don’t really need to buy new vehicles. There are 65 brands in Australia selling new cars, SUVs and commercials that need testing, ensuring our garages are rarely empty. This is why we more commonly own clunkers or ‘classics’ of varying repute; ones we swear will get that restoration some day..

Five fun, niche cars under $30k

For most people a car is a tool, an appliance intended for a logical purpose. Sure, they want cool tech, luxury features and a nice mix of ride comfort and zip, but it’s usually the more sensible elements like running costs, resale value, warranty, fuel economy, infotainment, space and safety that get them over the line...

CarAdvice podcast 140: Take a ride in the Jimny, and sporty wagons!

This week, you are joined by Mandy Turner, Kez Casey, and Mike Stevens. In car news, the Mitsubishi ASX, the BMW X3 M and X4 M Competition, and the Alpina B7 XDrive have been revealed. Plus, the Fiat 500C Spiaggina '58 has been confirmed for Australia, and the Liberal National Party has backed a proposal for manufacturers to share service data with independent repairers...

2019 World Car Awards: Finalists announced

The countdown to the World Car Finals has begun this week, with a list of 10 finalists announced for the overall title, along with the contenders in five specialist categories. According to the firm, a jury of 86 "distinguished international automotive journalists" selected the finalists by secret ballot, based on their own assessment of the vehicle as part of their professional work...

CarAdvice podcast 138: Stinger owner review, and we stare at a Jimny!

This week Mandy Turner and Kez Casey are broadcasting from Barry Bourke Suzuki in Berwick, Victoria! In car news, the 2019 Renault Clio has been revealed, Ford has patented an all-wheel drive hybrid V8 system, car companies are calling for a registration ban on cars affected by the Takata recall, and Germany's autobahns will remain derestricted despite a push to impose limits...

CarAdvice podcast 137: 2019 Suzuki Jimny reviewed

On the podcast this week are Mandy Turner, Alborz Fallah, and Mike Stevens. Check out the classy shirts the guys are wearing below... Kez Casey joins us for car news, where we discuss the Toyota Supra sold for US$2.1 million. The 2020 Volkswagen Golf Mk8 has been snapped, while BMW and Mercedes-Benz are discussing a joint front-wheel drive platform, and Tesla has increased its Supercharger prices as it slashes seven per cent of its workforce...

2019 Suzuki Jimny pricing and specs

The 2019 Suzuki Jimny with its retro styling and hardcore four-wheel drive credentials is launching now, priced from a reasonable $23,990 before on-road costs with a manual, and another $2000 for the automatic...