By Monsi A. Serrano
Photos From Ariel G. Raule/THEPHILBIZNEWS
Everybody was so curious about the colorful vehicles displayed in the launching of the All-New Jimny All Grip Pro in Bonifacio High Street Ampitheater, especially when they realized that it’s the new Jimny.
Back before, the Suzuki Jimny stuck in their conservative colors such as Black, Silver and White. But this time the vibrant colors that are really captivating was a different gambit on the part of Suzuki that has surprised and drew a lot of curiosity to those who took part in the launch last March 8.
In the sideline interview of The Philippine Business and News with Mr. Keiichi Suzuki, Director and General Manager for Suzuki Philippine Automobile Division, he said that these are all retro-inspired design from the classic 4x4s.
“We want to be different because when you see these colors, drivers would be able to recognize that there is a car on the and this will make you aware to be careful. But please take note that they have to look beyond the color. They have to see what the All-New Jimny All Grip Pro is capable of on and off the road,” the Suzuki official said.
While the exterior is really captivating, the interior is complimented with dark and rugged that is certainly free from all distractions. and minimal distraction.
The dashboard equipped with elegant panel and nine-inch capacitive user-friendly touchscreen infotainment also with helpful offline GPS navigation system and off-road audio guide apart from other connectivity functions.
Thus, for the female Jimny owners of the past, they dub it as “small but terrible” because of its toughness on the road and even for hiking. Given these new colors now, whether they want vibrant or conservative color, falling in love the second time around with the All-New Jimny All Grip Pro is not a remote thing to happen.
With Jimny’s All Grip Pro all-wheel-drive system, one can have peace of mind in driving along uphill roads with your family and love ones whether you are in the city or out of town trip. While the interior may not be roomy, Jimny has sturdy body and a luggage carrier on the roof top is safe and practical. And with a boxy exterior and colorful designs, the new Jimny is surely a head-turner.
The perfect integration of the retro-designs like headlamps imbedded on the front grill and extended wheel flares compliment well with the 15-inch dark metallic alloy wheels, this Jimny looks like ready and equipped for Safari adventure.
But what makes the All-New Jimny All Grip Pro become in demand, it is because of the pricing startegy that Suzuki Philippines used.
With starting price at P975,000 for the GL MT and and P1.095 million for the GLX AT Two-tone, this powerful, elegant All-New Jimny All Grip Pro will surely sell like a hotcake in the midst of summer.
Other colors available are the two-tone variant (exclusive to the GLX AT) are Solid Kinetic Yellow, Metallic Brisk Blue, and Metallic Chiffon Ivory. And for the monotone, the colors to choose from are Solid Jungle Green, Solid Medium Gray, Superior White, Pearl Bluish Black, and Metallic Silky Silver.
Suzuki Philippines also introduced their All-New Ertiga Black during the launch of Suzuki Jimny.