German tuner Delta four×four has constructed an off-road-prepped 2019 Jimny that pays tribute to considered one of its illustrious predecessors, the LJ80 that was constructed between 1978 and 1982.
Extra particularly, it’s an homage to a selected LJ80 that competed within the 1982 Paris-Dakar Rally within the fingers of Delta four×four proprietor Josef Loder and Dr. Alois Schneck. Remarkably, the diminutive Suzuki accomplished the grueling occasion and nonetheless survives to at the present time, serving as a design inspiration for a particular Dakar-themed fourth-gen Jimny.
Delta four×four gave the modern-day Jimny an identical livery (sponsors included) because the traditional mannequin. Clearly, that’s solely the tip of the iceberg, because the tuning firm additionally enhanced the tiny off-roader’s all-terrain capabilities.
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The Jimny has been fitted with a 50 mm (1.96 inches) raise package for an much more beneficiant floor clearance, wider fenders and eight×16-inch Legacy Cast alloy wheels shod in 285/75 R16 Mickey Thompson Baja STZ off-road tires. The set of wheels alone prices a whopping €three,800 ($four,300), whereas the raise package prices €990 ($1,120). The experience peak may be elevated by an additional 30 mm (1.18 inches) courtesy of spacers however that can set you again a further €850 ($960).
The tuning bundle additionally contains a further headlight behind the motive force’s facet mirror, priced at €390 ($440). For an additional €390, the corporate can even match a bull bar examined based on EU pedestrian safety tips. Different elements that may be added embody a roof rack (€900/$1,020) and a two-ton winch (€1,200/$1,360).
Add all of it up, and the tally exceeds €eight,500 ($9,620) — roughly half the bottom value of a inventory Suzuki Jimny. Guess replicating the unique, and never retaining issues inexpensive, was the prime goal.