Naughty Shorties: Jeep Wrangler versus Suzuki Jimny off-road comparison

Biggest isn’t always best, and the alternative is a dying breed of four-wheel drive. We take a closer look at two surviving examples of short-wheelbase life.

Pajero, LandCruiser Prado, Bundera, Patrol, Jackaroo, MU, Vehicross, Maverick, Defender, Terrano. Once upon a time, there was a glut of short-wheelbase four-wheel drives available to the Australian buying public.

In fact, the first iterations of Land Rover and LandCruiser four-wheel drives that landed in Australia were short-wheelbase variants. But those days are now gone, and shorties are now in short supply.

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2021 MO Middleweight Naked Bike Shootout – Six Bikes!
Naked Bike

Six motorcycles, one winner We last performed this public service in 2017, when your Yamaha FZ-07 prevailed over the Kawasaki Read more

Cheaper Suzuki Jimny Lite confirmed for Oz
Suzuki Jimny Lite

Cut-price Jimny to help ease stock shortages of in-demand baby cult-4WD A more basic, paired-back and manual-only version of the popular Read more

2022 Suzuki GSX-S950 First Look: 94-Horsepower Sportbike
2022 Suzuki GSX-S950

The A2 licensing scheme used in Europe and the UK creates interesting marketing opportunities. More than once, we have seen Read more

2022 Suzuki Hayabusa Review: Hypersport Track Time!
2022 Suzuki Hayabusa

Did I really miss that brake marker at over 160 mph on the 3/4-mile front straight at Utah Motorsports Campus? Yep. Read more

2022 Suzuki Hayabusa Review – First Ride
2022 Suzuki Hayabusa

The new Hayabusa is the same as it ever was: a land-based missile In 1988, I graduated from high school Read more

1977 Suzuki LJ50 v 2021 Suzuki Jimny comparison
1977 Suzuki LJ50 v 2021 Suzuki Jimny comparison

We pit Suzuki's modern classic four-wheel drive against a true two-stroke classic off-roader. This is one of the most fun Read more

Sam-Customs KTM SC250: Exclusive Builder Interview
Sam-Customs KTM SC250: Exclusive Builder Interview

Custom motorcycle builder Säm Luginbühl has motorcycling fused into his DNA. Growing up in Switzerland, Luginbühl’s father took Säm and Read more

The Suzuki Misano concept is a new speedster with motorcycle-inspired tandem seating
The Suzuki Misano concept is a new speedster with motorcycle-inspired tandem seating

The Suzuki Misano is a new concept vehicle developed by Instituto Europeo di Design (IED) students in Torino, Italy. It’s Read more

2021 Suzuki GSX-S1000 First Look (17 Fast Facts From Europe)
2021 Suzuki GSX-S1000 First Look (17 Fast Facts From Europe)

The Suzuki GSX-S1000 naked sportbike gets a substantial reworking for 2021, at least in Europe. Although the styling is the Read more

2022 Suzuki GSX-S1000 First Look: 11 Fast Facts
2022 Suzuki GSX-S1000 First Look: 11 Fast Facts

Earlier today we reported that Europe will get the majorly updated GSX-S1000 as a 2021 model. However, we were awaiting Read more

2012 Suzuki Boulevard C50T Classic: Retro Review
2012 Suzuki Boulevard C50T Classic: Retro Review

It’s time for another retro test. This is a throwback from 2012. We test the confidence inspiring Suzuki Boulevard C50T Read more

2022 Suzuki Hayabusa Test: Quicker and More Refined
2022 Suzuki Hayabusa Test: Quicker and More Refined

The hieroglyph writ large on the side of the predatory-looking machine’s fairing says it all. The symbol is in Kanji, Read more