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New Suzuki Jimny is on the way, and we just want to pinch its cheeks

Suzuki has released the first images of its upcoming new Jimny 4x4 ... and it looks like an adorably baby-faced take on a mini G-Wagen. Bug-eyed, tiny and boxy, all it needs is the roof off, four ridiculously good-looking male models and some orange mocha frappuccinos.
The new Suzuki Jimny looks like it should cross the road holding a G-Wagen's hand (Credit: Suzuki)
Where Mercedes' G-Wagen screams "rugged utilitarian gravitas," Suzuki's upcoming two-door Jimny 4WD takes a very similar boxy shape and somehow makes it all about cuteness and fun.

Actually, if you spend a little time grinning at this thing, then  go have another look at the G-Wagen, that starts looking kind of cute too, except with an elongated fivehead.


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It actually looks, though, like the new Jimny might be a little ripper of a thing in the rough stuff, with a part-time 4WD system and a low range transfer gear to help you crawl through rugged terrain.

There are no motor specs available, but we'd expect something small, simple and frugal to round out a lightweight package we'd expect to be so affordable you could buy a handful for the price of a G-Wagen.

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