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By Jimny! Suzuki’s little 4×4 celebrates 50th anniversary

CAPE TOWN, South Africa – 2020 saw the cute (but tough!) Suzuki Jimny on/off-roader celebrate its 50th anniversary in South Africa during whic time more than three million units were sold around the world. It’s history, however, goes back another three years… A Japanese car company called HOPE introduced its Hopestar ON360, a tiny 4×4… Continue reading By Jimny! Suzuki’s little 4×4 celebrates 50th anniversary

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Suzuki Jimny in running for World Car title finals

LONDON, England – Suzuki ‘s big little guy, the 2019 Jimny, has made it to the semi-finals of three categories in the 2019 World Car awards. It’s sister, the Suzuki Ignis,, had successes for the Ignis in 2017 and the Swift in 2018 in the World Urban Car category. The Jimny has so far made… Continue reading Suzuki Jimny in running for World Car title finals

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Suzuki Jimny: It might be small – but it’s BIG! off-road

First all-new Suzuki Jimnys in 20 years First models with dealers in November 2018 Prices to start at estimated R265 000 JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – Suzuki will have what it calls ”its new giant killer” at the 2018 Johannesburg Festival of Motoring in Johannesburg – the all-new Suzuki Jimny. ”The new Jimny,” the automaker says, ”fills… Continue reading Suzuki Jimny: It might be small – but it’s BIG! off-road

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7000km, five summits, two adventurers – and one Suzuki Jimny

Living in – and working for – Africa Modern-day trek for young couple Plucky little Suzuki Jimny key to adventure SOMEWHERE on the border of Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a tough little Suzuki Jimny nicknamed Badger is parked in the shadow of the Mountains of the Moon. This 2011 4×4 is… Continue reading 7000km, five summits, two adventurers – and one Suzuki Jimny

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If you knew Suzy, you’d love your Jimny

Since its launched in 1998 the Suzuki Jimny has accumulated a major global following of loyal owners with its practical looks and as a quirky alternative to a supermini or crossover SUV. To add customer appeal for 2016 a Jimny Adventure Special Edition is now on sale with a very limited production run of just 200… Continue reading If you knew Suzy, you’d love your Jimny

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Suzuki Swift SA’s best-selling car in April ’22

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Suzuki Auto SA in April 2022 set another sales record with 3696 new vehicles delivered to South African customers and a five more to regional customers. It was the fourth consecutive month of sales records for the brand. Naamsa – the industry business council – also reported the Suzuki Swift as… Continue reading Suzuki Swift SA’s best-selling car in April ’22

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2022 – Suzuki reaches new heights in February

CAPE TOWN, South Africa – Suzuki recorded another strong month with record new vehicle sales in South Africa during February 2022 (December was 2102.) Naamsa, the SA auto industry’s business council, reported on March 3 2022 that the Japanese brand’s moving of 3240 new vehicles was its best yet – significantly more than the brand’s… Continue reading 2022 – Suzuki reaches new heights in February

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‘Hey, my Brezza!’ New ‘best-seller’ compact coming from Suzuki

Vitara Brezza, ‘a global best-seller’ Touch-screen infotainment, aircon, standard Manual and auto options available JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – India’s most popular compact SUV – the Suzuki Brezza – is the fastest compact SUV to reach 500 000 sales in that country. Now it’s on the South African market. Suzuki SA describes the model as ”dynamic… Continue reading ‘Hey, my Brezza!’ New ‘best-seller’ compact coming from Suzuki

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Suzuki hits record sales despite Covid shutdown crisis

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Suzuki Auto SA  believes its sales for June 2020 have surprised the local market with  sales back at pre-lockdown levels and its dealer network breaking records. The National Association of Automobile Manufacturers (Naamsa) reports that Suzuki Auto SA has leapt up the sales chart with 1433 unit sales, all but one… Continue reading Suzuki hits record sales despite Covid shutdown crisis