The next project of turning a small Japanese SUV into something else presented Atelier Damd.
The angular exterior of the Suzuki Jimny makes it a very convenient testing ground for various experiments in styling, the compact SUV has already managed to visit a “mini Gaelic”, and vintage Ford Bronco. It was the turn of the classic Land Rover Defender.
The project with the speaking name D. little (“little D.”) presented Japanese Atelier Damd. “Jimny” is turning into his older British colleague with a whole set of improvements for the body. It includes, for example, an alternate grille, new bumpers, a different hood, fender flares and vintage wheels of 16 inches in two design options.
Even a badge with the project name on the edge of the hood and the grille is stylized similar items “Defender”. In addition, the tuners offer an SUV and a range of optional accessories, including the expedition roof rack and led “chandelier”. But the only modernization of the interior is new upholstery seats nostalgic cage.
Not affected by the refinement and powertrain Jimny. It is still equipped with a-liter engine with 102 HP and 130 Nm paired with either a five-speed mechanics or quadband automatic and all wheel drive with reduction gear. In Ukraine, the Suzuki Jimny is estimated now in the starting 20 $ 700, but the cost of their ideas in the Studio Damd is not called.
Also I suggest you see the review of the Suzuki Jimny from the team InfoCar.ua: