The off-road modifications on this Maruti Jimny are worth a whopping Rs 15 lakh. This is yet another case of extreme customizations on the Jimny. Many owners are opting for significant alterations to give their vehicles a rugged and durable appearance. The Jimny, which is already globally renowned as a popular 3-door lightweight off-road SUV with a rich history spanning over 50 years, has now been introduced in India as a 5-door model. Let’s explore the specifics of this recent customization and its unique attributes.
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Maruti Jimny with Off-Road Modifications
This video comes from Madarasi vlogs on YouTube. It captures the host listing out the details of customizations on this lightweight off-roader. At the front, there is a fresh fascia with a new grille, the Rhino logo, auxiliary lights inside the grille, new LED turn indicators, round LED headlamps with integrated LED DRLs, projector fog lamps, etc. On the sides, the Jimny get a colossal 15-inch adventurous rim with broad tyres with off-roading-focused treads, a lift kit to raise the vehicle to 300 mm, and prominent wheel arches. At the rear, there are new LED taillamps with sequential turn indicator patterns and a massive tyre mounted on the bootlid. The interior has startlight roof and Rhino-themed premium materials for upholstery, dashboard and door panels.
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The regular Maruti Jimny comes with a 1.5-litre naturally aspirated K15B petrol engine, capable of delivering a respectable 103 hp and 134 Nm of peak power and torque. This engine can pair with either a 5-speed manual transmission or a 4-speed torque converter automatic transmission. However, this version makes 120 hp and 170 Nm due to stage 2 tuning. Power supplies to all four wheels through Suzuki’s trademark ALLGRIP PRO 4×4 drivetrain. It includes a low-range transfer case and a locking differential. The SUV boasts a ground clearance of 210 mm (300 mm in this case), and its approach, break-over, and departure angles are impressive at 36°, 24°, and 50°, respectively. In terms of pricing, it falls within a competitive range, starting from Rs 12.74 lakh to Rs 15.05 lakh, ex-showroom.
|Engine||1.5-litre 4-cylinder K Series|
|Power (new)||103 hp (120 hp)|
|Torque (new)||137 Nm (170 Nm)|
|Transmission||5MT / 4AT|
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What We Think
We appreciate the enthusiasm of individuals seeking to personalize their vehicles for a distinctive appearance. However, it is crucial to understand that most car modifications are illegal in India. Therefore, we strongly advise our viewers and readers against pursuing extensive and comprehensive modifications. If you desire some customizations to your vehicle, we recommend consulting your local Regional Transport Office (RTO) beforehand. If the customizations are legal, you can have them officially updated in the registration certificate of your vehicle. This will ensure compliance with the law and avoid any issues with law enforcement.
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