The firm also said that it plans to invest investments in its auto, motorcycle, and marine sectors totaling almost $15 billion at the current currency rate.
An electric version of Suzuki’s well-known Jimny compact off-roader is one of the five new electric cars the company recently announced to launch in Europe by 2030. The first of these Suzuki EVs will be on sale next year. Although it will still be a crossover, it is unlikely to be the Jimny EV. Instead, it may be a production version of the previously unveiled eVX concept.
So far, there is no information available about any of these EVs. The Jimny is anticipated to appear quite similar to the current model, and it’s extremely probable that it won’t simply be marketed with an electric powertrain. According to Suzuki’s latest announcement, which allows open for interpretation, a hybrid variation may also be in the sale.
According to previous reports, the eVX concept car may be the first totally electric Suzuki to go into production. The company, which refers to this vehicle as its first “global strategic EV,” claims it will debut in 2025. But that doesn’t mean it simply won’t happen the following year.
It is 1.6 meters/63 inches tall, 1.8 meters/70.9 wide, and 4.3 meters/169.3 inches long. That is somewhat smaller than the Grand Vitara crossover and around the same size as the Suzuki S-Cross.
Jimny Most Futuristic-Looking Suzuki Ever
Additionally, it gives a sneak peek at what will presumably be the most cutting-edge and futuristic-looking Suzuki ever. Suzuki does not offer drivers a glimpse inside. Though the company did mention that it may have dual-motor all-wheel drive and a 60 kWh battery pack, giving it a range of up to 550 km/342 miles on the Indian MIDC test cycle and likely 500 km/310 miles on the WLTP.
It’s possible that the electric Jimny also uses this battery pack. If the off-roader is too tiny to fit the battery pack on its floor, Suzuki may switch to the recently introduced four-door Jimny model. Because Jimny’s wider wheelbase offers more space between the axles for a larger battery pack.
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