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The Suzuki Jimny is so fresh and so green, green

We sample the not-for-US Suzuki Jimny on US roads.

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Steven Ewing

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Hey look, it's the Suzuki Jimny!

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You can't buy the Jimny in the US, but we got to drive one here anyway.

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Suzuki imported a Jimny to the US for World Car Awards testing.

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Roadshow editors Steven Ewing and Tim Stevens got to drive the Jimny.

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It's equal parts tiny and cute.

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The Jimny has real off-road chops -- it'll play nicely in the dirt.

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Power comes from a tiny, 1.5-liter I4 engine, routed through 5-speed manual transmission.

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Top speed? Under 100 miles per hour.

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Want a Jimny? Well, too bad, American friend.

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Keep scrolling for more Jimny photos.

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