Maruti Suzuki India Limited has launched the all-new Jimny Thunder Edition in India. This brand-new limited edition is an optional extra package that can be opted with all of the variants of the Jimny. The company has also announced that the base Zeta variant of the SUV now starts at Rs 10.74, which is a full Rs. 2 lakh cheaper. The new Jimny Thunder Edition gets a ton of aesthetic upgrades on the exterior as well as the interior. Additionally, the made-in-India Jimny five-door is now being exported to a number of international markets.
Maruti Suzuki Jimny Thunder Edition
This all-new Thunder Edition, as mentioned, is an optional extra and will be offered with both the manual as well as automatic transmission variants. With the automatic transmission variants, the Thunder Edition package will add upgrades like front bumper garnish, front skid plate in silver, side door cladding, door visor, door sill guard, ORVM garnish, side fender garnish, and a ton of other garnishes.
In addition, the Thunder Edition-optioned Jimnys will also get grip covers finished in tan, along with off-roader dual-stroke finish and a steering wheel with tan leather. All of these upgrades will be the same on both the manual as well as automatic transmission variants of the Jimny. However, the manual transmission variant will miss out on designer mat and graphic designs. The exact pricing for this optional package can be asked at any nearest Maruti Suzuki dealership.
Heavy discounts on Jimny
Apart from this, the biggest talking point is that the Jimny is now being offered with a massive Rs 2 lakh discount. Prior to this discount, the Jimny started at a price tag of Rs 12.74. However, with this discount, the price has now come down to Rs 10.74 lakh. Currently, this discount is available with the Jimny base variant, but the Jimny Alpha variant is also being offered with a Rs 1 lakh discount as well.
Jimny five-door exports
It has also been reported that the made-in-India Jimny five-door is now being exported internationally as well. The new Jimny five-door gets exported to a number of right-hand drive as well as left-hand drive markets. Some of the markets for the new five-door made-in-India Jimny include South America, Middle East, and African markets. In India, the company is dispatching around 3,000 units every month.
As mentioned above, the company is only offering exterior and interior upgrades with the Thunder Edition package. There are no mechanical upgrades being offered. All of the variants of the Jimny come powered by the same K15B naturally aspirated petrol engine. Underneath the bonnet of the Jimny, this engine is capable of producing a maximum power of 104 PS and 134.2 Nm of torque. This powertrain comes available with 5-Speed manual and 4-Speed automatic transmission options in both Zeta and Alpha variants.