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New Jimny 2017 Tokyo Show

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20 Jul 2018 19:41 #194514 by Jezz
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Yeah?, They will be a great help, When it's up to the door handles in mud and water.:blink:

It's been fettled just a tad.

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23 Jul 2018 01:47 - 23 Jul 2018 04:54 #194545 by zukebob
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The most detailed video I've seen so far......and does appear to really be a lever operated transfer.



Edit: I haven't been following this closely enough. Credit to gilburton. This appears to be the pro video he posted with content added by a dealer

I started out with nothing & still have most of it left
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24 Jul 2018 11:33 #194605 by Gadget
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One thing I've noticed on the global Suzuki site is that the standard tyre size is listed as being 195/80R15 for the Euro-spec model. That means that a move to 215/75R15 is only a +1.5% change over stock, rather than the +5.3% change at present from stock. Should lessen the impact of moving to BFG AT.

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05 Aug 2018 20:35 #194849 by Gadget
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06 Aug 2018 08:12 #194859 by reedx
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Gadget wrote: First impressions from a UK media outlet are good :)


Very positive - 4 stars. I'm sure Auto Express only gave the previous model 1 star out of 5.
Colin

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08 Aug 2018 05:22 - 08 Aug 2018 05:26 #194910 by S200KYS
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It’s in this week’s edition, in all good paper ships now! ;)




  • S200KYS Jimny - 5" lift, 31"s, 4.87:1 Rockwatt Crawler , Rear ARB, twin winches, etc... and BT54VTS 'daily driver' ;)

    Trade as Bits4Vits and ZookBOB on eBay ;)
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    09 Aug 2018 21:47 #194957 by jim
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    10 Aug 2018 14:19 #194987 by Halford
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    I can sense the force growing, pulling me back to the darkside :evil:

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    10 Aug 2018 16:15 #194993 by Daniel30
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    You know you want it Halford :D

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    10 Aug 2018 19:03 #194998 by jim
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    Can't blame you Halford for getting a Skoda yeti hopefully the new jimny will have better road manners.

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    10 Aug 2018 22:01 #195014 by Gadget
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    jim wrote: Can't blame you Halford for getting a Skoda yeti hopefully the new jimny will have better road manners.


    The Yeti was pretty much the only SUV on the market that I found interesting, a real shame they replaced it with the Karoqzzzzzzz. I'm sure the new one is a better all-round vehicle, but by gum it's boring looking, has none of the quirky interest of the Yeti, just another identikit SUV which could have a VW/Audi/Seat badge on and you'd never notice.

    That's what makes the new Jimny so appealing, it hasn't (yet) fallen into the trap of trying to appeal to the mass market, still an interesting niche product, long may it remain so!

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    10 Aug 2018 22:15 #195015 by jim
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    I was also surprised tof hear they are doing away with the Yeti, a practical and popular car I thought.

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