In today’s panorama of a car launched in 1997 would the requirements to enjoy the well-deserved retirement. The rest of the Suzuki Jimny work is not missed, accomplices challenges that the 19-year career have put in front: for the latest approval Euro 6 and the pedestrian protection tests. The suzukina to sleep still does not think about and March 2017 will be launched in limited release Shinsei, reserved for the Italian market and produced in 100 copies, which the Japanese company has set up to pay tribute to the LJ20 70s. The new model will be on sale from about 23,000 euro.
Inspired by the past
Shinsei maintains the adventurous spirit of the Jimny and cheeky, but adds an unknown talent to the models in the range: the installation includes a multimedia system and a sunroof fabric. The board Assembly signed Pioneer, it uses a 6.2-inch touch screen and offers MirrorLink connectivity, useful to replicate on screen some applications installed on your smartphone, such as Spotify or Google Maps. Do not miss the Bluetooth and satellite navigation. Also standard is expected sunroof, Webasto, which is a further tribute to the LJ20: in that case the car had no roof, but today an investment of that kind would not have been sustainable. The Jimny LJ20 Shinsei resumes from even the yellow (previously unavailable) and inserts coordinated in the cockpit, while the steel wheels measure 15 inches and are painted black.
A single character
A curiosity: Shinsei is Japanese expression that can be translated as the sacred words or untouchable. Suzuki chose her because the Jimny is a model-icon, reluctant to retire, this year celebrates 19 years and many more will be realized yet. The Jimny name made its debut in Europe with today’s model, in 1997, but in Japan it is used since the 70’s: all suzukine are known at home as Jimny. Shinsei is a model almost from collection and will be on sale for about € 23,000 (exact figure will be announced close to the arrival on the market). In range remain the Evolution versions (17,600 euro) and Evolution + (18,500 euro), the latter also available in conjunction with automatic transmission (19,800 euro). For all of the engine is the familiar 1.3 petrol 85 hp.