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Tuned Suzuki Jimny With G-Mini Body Kit Meets Actual Mercedes G-Class

Tuned Suzuki Jimny With G-Mini Body Kit Meets Actual Mercedes G-Class

Liberty Walk’s upcoming 2019 Suzuki Jimny body kit turns the little SUV into a Mercedes G-Class.

Last week, Wald International introduced us to the Suzuki Jimny Black Bison Edition, a total conversion kit that turned the humble Jimny into something more closely resembling a Mercedes G 63. Now, another Japanese tuning house has gotten the same idea.

Liberty Walk is better known for producing insane body kits for even more insane performance vehicles such as the Nissan GT-R. However, everyone loves the new Jimny so much that every Japanese aftermarket manufacturer is coming out with their own take on the tiny ‘ute, with Liberty Walk also taking a page from Mercedes.

They call it the G Mini body kit, and it obviously references the Mercedes G-Class in more than just name. This body kit changes so much of the original vehicle that Liberty Walk held a photo shoot with an actual G-Class just to show how similar to two actually become.

The pictures are usually taken at a favorable angle for the Jimny since the G-Class is twice the size of the tiny Suzuki. However, it’s small stature is enlarged somewhat thanks to much bigger fender flares than the original Jimny came with.

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The entire front fascia of the Jimny is replaced, including a new grille, new front bumper, and new headlights. A new vented hood is installed with the characteristic bump in the middle that mirrors the G-Wagen. Liberty Walk replaces the usual Mercedes logo with their own “LB” design right in the center of the grille.

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New side mirrors are installed along with a new LED bar on the roof. At the rear, a new spoiler is placed just above the tailgate and new tail lights also take their inspiration from the G-Class.

Nothing changes under the hood of the Jimny, which still has a 1.5-L inline 4-cylinder producing just barely over 100 horsepower and 101 lb-ft of torque. Compare that with the G-Class’s twin-turbo V8 with 416 horsepower, and the Jimny doesn’t compare quite so favorably.

Liberty Walk will debut the G Mini kit at the Tokyo Auto Salon on January 11th.

(Source: Motor1)

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