Charl Bosch
Online Motoring Reporter
4 minute read
12 Jun 2020
7:34 am

Suzuki Jimny proves that boxy can still be cool

Charl Bosch

It is not difficult see why the little tyke from the Hamamatsu automaker has become such a cult hero over the last fifty years.

It seldom occurs that an object or item receives the universal thumbs-up from everyone present. As is often the case, a compromise needs to be made before a general consensus can be reached. In the case of the Suzuki Jimny, the compromise is not hard to spot, but since its debut two years ago, one which many buyers have been willing to make without so much as batting an eyelid, never mind consulting with other parties opposed to it. Like its predecessor, which remained in production with comparatively minor updates for 20 years, the Jimny formula, initiated in 1970 and...