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27 Feb 2020 09:39 #219144 by barnsley john
just took my 2017 jimny for its 10000 mile service to our local Suzuki agents in pontyfract
I asked if they were getting a new jimmy's in any time soon and his reply was you have no chace
he also said they are putting a newer engine in the latest models
so I aint a clue so whats happening in the jimny world thanks

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27 Feb 2020 10:03 #219145 by Dan
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I was told earlier this week that a hybrid model is being worked on and will available in a year or so.

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27 Feb 2020 17:49 - 27 Feb 2020 17:51 #219161 by Scimike
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Hybrid is just a stop gap for many manufacturers just so they can reduced the emissions to meet the tightening regulations. You end up with an electric assisted vehicle, but only for a few miles, that spends most of its real life lugging empty batteries around consuming more fuel than the none hybrid version. However you can claim it's efficient during the "e assist phase", that's all that matters to get it past the regulations. Nothing to do with saving the planet etc. That's why hybrids are also included in the government "not for sale" in 2035 plan.
I would have hoped they would go full electric, whatever that may entail.
I am going to get a horse, 4 X hoof drive, 48 inch lift kit, stability control, self driving (from pub) and amphibious, what's not to like. :laugh:
Last edit: 27 Feb 2020 17:51 by Scimike.

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27 Feb 2020 18:20 #219163 by Grima
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"Hay", what's with the long face.

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27 Feb 2020 20:24 #219165 by RumbleAndSway
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An engine upgrade is inevitable, the recipe [design] just too good not to exploit.

I predict a hybrid model and a full EV with little or no change to the aesthetics.

I’ll be happy to rumble and sway till my dying day.

See what I did there? Bit of poetry. Just saying:0)

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27 Feb 2020 23:00 #219171 by Grima
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What no more horse jokes?

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27 Feb 2020 23:05 #219172 by Scimike
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Looks like a nay. :woohoo: :woohoo: :woohoo: :woohoo:

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