The Limited-Edition Suzuki Jimny XL Heritage Arrives Down Under

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Remember the craze surrounding the three-door Jimny Heritage that Suzuki Australia released last year? Well, get ready for another round of excitement! This time, the spotlight shines on the five-door Jimny XL, receiving the much-anticipated Heritage treatment.

Just like its predecessor, the Jimny XL Heritage boasts a limited production run of only 500 units, so act fast if you want to snag one. This special edition celebrates Suzuki's rich off-road heritage, taking you on a nostalgic trip down memory lane with its eye-catching design elements.

Suzuki Jimny XL Heritage

The most striking feature is undoubtedly the exterior. Picture bold red and orange decals adorning the sides and rear, reminiscent of the good old days. A touch of classic flair comes courtesy of the iconic rhino emblem, a symbol deeply associated with the Jimny brand. Red mud flaps complete the retro look, making a bold statement wherever you go.

But the Jimny XL Heritage isn't all about aesthetics. Offered in a variety of colors like White, Chiffon Ivory, Bluish Black Pearl, Jungle Green, and Granite Grey Metallic, it allows you to personalize your ride. And because it's based on the extended wheelbase Jimny XL, you get the benefit of a more spacious cargo area – perfect for all your off-road gear.

Inside, the Jimny XL Heritage offers a surprising level of comfort and technology. The centerpiece is a modern 9-inch touchscreen infotainment system that seamlessly integrates with your smartphone via wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. For added convenience, a reversing camera and rear parking sensors are included, making parking maneuvers a breeze.

2024 Suzuki Jimny XL Heritage

While some advanced driver-assistance features (ADAS) are present, like Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) and Lane Departure Warning, it's important to note that Adaptive Cruise Control is reserved for Jimny models with automatic transmissions.

Under the hood, the Jimny XL Heritage stays true to its roots. It packs the same punch as the standard model, featuring a reliable 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine that generates 101 horsepower and 130 Nm of torque. However, unlike the regular Jimny XL that offers an automatic option, the Heritage edition comes exclusively with a five-speed manual transmission. Power is channeled to all four wheels through Suzuki's proven AllGrip Pro 4WD system, ensuring you can conquer any terrain with confidence.

The exclusivity of the Jimny XL Heritage comes at a slight premium. Starting at AU$36,490 (excluding on-road costs), it represents an AU$1,500 increase compared to the standard Jimny XL. This price difference reflects the unique design elements and limited availability of this special edition.

Given the lightning-fast sell-out of the three-door Heritage edition, Suzuki is urging potential buyers to act swiftly. Head over to their website and fill out the registration form to express your interest and secure a chance to own one of these coveted 500 units.

Suzuki Jimny XL

This launch also hints at what's to come for the Jimny. Having debuted in 2018 (three-door) and 2023 (five-door), the popular off-roader is expected to receive a mid-lifecycle refresh in 2024. Whispers suggest a subtle facelift alongside the introduction of exciting new powertrain options, including a fully electric variant specifically designed for the European market. So, stay tuned for what promises to be the next chapter in the legendary Jimny story!

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