Chinese language agency turns Suzuki Jimny into Mercedes G-Wagen reproduction

Chinese language agency turns Suzuki Jimny into Mercedes G-Wagen reproduction

The Suzuki Jimny, everybody’s favourite off-road SUV not offered in America, has undergone a metamorphosis in China. If it seems to be acquainted, your eyes are usually not mistaken.

Motor 1 reported Saturday that this Mercedes-Benz G-Class conversion package comes from an unknown Chinese language builder. The photographs surfaced on GTBoard.com and depict a miniature within the G-Class. We’ve to confess, the resemblance is uncanny. The entrance boasts the identical grille with vertical slats, spherical LED lights span the headlights, and there is even a bull bar to copy the enduring German off-road SUV. The usual Jimny already profiles rather a lot just like the G-Class, however this package makes it a shrunken carbon-copy.

 

Suzuki Jimny with Mercedes-Benz G-Class conversion

The Suzuki emblems are nonetheless displayed prominently all through. The entrance will get a large “S” badge, and the rear sports activities the Suzuki brand on its body-color-matching tire cowl. We additionally word totally different taillights to imitate the Mercedes-Benz higher. Hell, there are even twin exhaust pipes exiting on the facet to imitate the warmer G63 SUV from Mercedes-AMG.

Though the Mercedes comparisons are inevitable for the usual automotive, its design is definitely meant to recall the unique Jimny launched within the 1970s. The primary-generation SUV additionally debuted a boxy profile with street headlights.

Suzuki Jimny with Mercedes-Benz G-Class conversion

Suzuki Jimny with Mercedes-Benz G-Class conversion

 

We do not know if this nameless Chinese language agency has executed something to the Jimny’s cockpit, however the usual gear hardly cuts it as a Mercedes-Benz. Whereas we just like the utilitarian look of the usual inside, it is no match for the G-Class that prices tens of 1000’s of extra.

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Ultimately, that is all a “look however do not contact” ordeal. Suzuki dropped out of the U.S. in 2012 and there are not any plans to promote the Jimny right here. All in all, that is one huge bummer.

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