Monday, March 16, 2020

For P 370k The Suzuki Jimny Can Be Converted into a Pickup Truck


Suzuki toyed with the idea, but it took the brand’s New Zealand office to make it happen. This here is an official pickup conversion of the fourth-generation 2020 Jimny.

Starting with a regular Jimny, Suzuki New Zealand sliced off the rear section of the cabin and replaced it with an aluminum bed. The conversion is said to be quite clean, and because it’s done by the official distributor, carries their official bumper-to-bumper warranty.

Because the Jimny “ute” is meant to be a workhorse, the specifications are quite bare. There’s no climate control or touchscreen infotainment, and it’s only available with a 5-speed manual gearbox and steel wheels.


The beauty though is that it mechanically the same as the Jimny SUV and for that, it keeps the K15B engine making 102 horsepower and 130 Nm of torque. It also keeps its All Grip part-time 4WD system intact, too.

Okay, the kicker is that that the conversion isn’t cheap. It adds around 12,000 NZD (~ P 370,000) to the Jimny’s sticker price. This means it’ll set you back around 37,990 NZD (~ P 1.172 million) for a complete turnkey package.

Photo courtesy of Jalopnik

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