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Got questions about the new Jimny?
Anyway, I'll be at the UK press launch of the new Jimny at the end of November, and I already have quite a list of questions I'll be asking the Suzuki chaps. I can't guarantee they'll have answers for the more technical ones, but I will certainly try.
If there's anything you want to know that hasn't been answered so far, feel free to post it here and I'll do my best to get an answer.
BTW, we've been told to expect prices in November so I imagine we'll be told at the event.
MadsV wrote: Future engines to expect?
They tend to get uncomfortable when you ask about future product, but I do want to ask why the mild-hybrid SHVS system hasn't been made available, and if it might in the future. So yes, I'll add it to the list - ta.
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Since the current Jimny automatic transmission is only rated at a maximum torque input of 114.5 Nm, has Suzuki worked with Aisin Warner to somehow upgrade the specs in this new model?
I started out with nothing & still have most of it left
zukebob wrote: Since the current Jimny automatic transmission is only rated at a maximum torque input of 114.5 Nm, has Suzuki worked with Aisin Warner to somehow upgrade the specs in this new model?
So far they've told us the transmission has been revised and features reduced internal friction, but I will ask for more detail.
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J999 MNY, M16 VVT, R7me gbox & Rocklobster,
31x10.5r15 Cooper STT, 2x ARB Lockd' 3.9 diffs & twin compressor,
6.5" total lift, Zookbob HD steering shock, Ignis recaro's
Custom bar & arches, rocksliders & guards,
Snorkel, K&N, 13500lb Winchmax, Buzzweld, etc, etc
Plus ULYSSES (06' trayback project)
Riccy wrote: More of a tehnical question but what will the gear ratios be in the gearbox, transfer box and diffs?
From the press pack:
Final gear ratio: 4.090
Transfer gear ratio - High: 1.000
Final gear ratio: 4.300
Transfer gear ratio - High: 1.320
Caelite wrote: What is the towing capacity? Is it ambiguous like the current model? (300-600kg or whatever it is in the owners manual, but type approved for 1300kg).
Max towing weight (braked) kg: 1,300
Max towing weight (un-braked) kg: 350
Trailer nose weight kg: 75
Same towing capacities too, good to know, no doubt Scottish farmers will still be chucking 2 tons on the back of them & driving to town when their Landys break.