New Maruti Suzuki Jimny (/Gypsy) – Price, launch, specification
The 4th generation Maruti Suzuki Jimny is expected to be manufactured in India and then exported to global markets. This means that the car will also be launched here.
Maruti Suzuki Jimny: Report Brief
-Recent report states the the 2017 Suzuki Jimny will be manufactured in India.
-Might be launched here under the Gypsy brand name
-To share platform with Ignis
-The car will be exported to Europe
The Suzuki Jimny is currently in its third generation and has a legacy spanning back to the 70s. We in India are more familiar with its 2nd generation, long wheelbase version- The Gypsy, which is still used in the Indian army and some off-roading events.
The current generation car has been around since 1998 and dealers across Europe are putting the pressure on Suzuki to build a new one. With manufacturing to take place in India, Maruti might also try to revive the Gypsy brand here.
If you have seen the Suzuki Ignis, you might get a rough idea of how the new Jimny will turn out. However, expect jeep-ish, rugged styling instead of the mature, rounded design, seen on the Ignis. The car will also share platform, compact dimensions (sub-4m) and the 4×4 system with the latter.
The Jimny will be available with 4 doors and interior will get features on par with the Baleno and the Ignis.
Powering the Maruti Suzuki Jimny will be a 1.0 liter boosterjet petrol mill, while globally a 1.4 liter unit might be provided. A new automatic transmission is also on cards.
There is no news of a diesel variant of the Jimny as of yet
The Maruti Suzuki Jimny, while made in India, is primarily intended for the Global market. Production is expected to start by early 2017 at the Manufacturer’s Gujarat plant. Indian launch date is unconfirmed.
Some regions where the car will be available include:
-United Kingdom, France, Germany and other parts of Europe
-South East Asia
2017 Maruti Suzuki Jimny/Gypsy- Launch date
|Expected launch date||2017|
2017 Maruti Suzuki Jimny/Gypsy- Price in India
|Expected price (ex-showrrom, Delhi)||Rs. 6 lakhs (starting)|