Off-road & family-on-board: 5-door Jimny set to raise Suzuki’s SUV game.

There is no turbocharger, no torquey diesel or a hybrid powertrain assist. Yet, for a car with a boxy shape, sub-compact dimensions and a focus on basic functionality that has endured four generations of vehicles spanning half a century,

So, with a right-hand drive, heavily-camouflaged Jimny test mule spotted over the last week on the Gurgaon-West Delhi roads ahead of its 2023 launch, enthusiasts are more than excited.

 The official India debut will be made by the more practical, 5-door version that continues to be based on a rugged steel ladder frame chassis. 

 the Suzuki Jimny can end up punching way above its bantamweight category to give pedigreed off-roaders a run for their money, the Mercedes G-Wagon and the Jeep Wrangler included.