1991 Suzuki Jimny

JA11 Sport Utility Vehicle 4x4
Mecum Tulsa 2021
Friday, 11 June - Saturday, 12 June
$17,050
Sale Price
Yes
Reserve
11 June 2021
Sold Date
F56.1
Lot Number
#2-
Visually maintained
Mecum Auctions
Auction House
Chassis No. JA11152450. Turquoise metallic with black graphics over gray, light gray cloth, RHD, 660/58hp turbo, 5-speed, amber fog lights, JVC stereo, aftermarket boost gauge, tinted windows, rear-mounted spare, CB radio.

Evaluation: Some scratches on the doors and general fading in the paint but nothing bad. Very clean underneath. Frame looks like it was undercoated recently. Tidy maintained engine. Quirky, cute micro SUV that someone has spent money on keeping clean and given only tasteful modifications.

Bottom Line: Most JDM Jimnys (Suzuki briefly sold a version of the Jimny in the US called the Samurai) sell for a lot closer to 10 grand these days, but this is an unusually good example, plus the ’90s colors and graphics just add to the charm. This is a high but fair price.

by Andrew Newton
17 June 2021
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Condition #1: Concours
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Condition #5: Poor
Running, but battered, incomplete, and perhaps rusty.
Condition #6: Parts car
Parts car.
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