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1997 Suzuki Jimny Landventure

SOLD!  |  Mighty Ant Motors  |  Indianapolis, IN


For sale by the team at Mighty Ant Motors out of Indianapolis, Indiana is this highly original 1997 Suzuki Jimny Landventure. This little beast is powered by a peppy and fuel-efficient inline 3-cylinder turbocharged gasoline engine mated to a 5-speed manual transmission--both are connected to all four wheels via a transfer case that offers hi/lo via a floor mounted lever.

This 4 passenger sport ute features, among other things, a built-in heads up display with compass and altimeter, a solid 7" ground clearance, new tires, air conditioning/heat, a new battery, amber bumper-mounted fogs, and alloy wheels. Despite some evidence of clearcoat fade/flaking and minimal rust, this Jimny is in great condition and starts, shifts and runs beautifully.










Turbo 660 cc. 3 cy.


5-Speed Manual


4-Wheel Drive

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Indianapolis, IN

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More About the Suzuki Jimny Landventure

The 1997 Suzuki Jimny Landventure is a special edition of the popular Suzuki Jimny, a compact off-road vehicle known for its rugged capabilities, reliability and compact size. The model has a loyal following among both off-road enthusiasts and collectors alike. The Landventure was primarily targeted at the Japanese domestic market but was made available in a handful of other regions as well.

The 1997 Suzuki Jimny most often came with a 1.3-liter inline-4 engine, although some markets got the small, but mighty 0.6-liter turbocharged inline-3 engine that produced about 64 horsepower. It was available with either a 5-speed manual transmission like this example came with, or a 4-speed automatic transmission, and either of those was connected to the wheels via a part-time 4WD system, allowing the driver to switch between 2WD and 4WD.

The Landventure edition often came with unique exterior styling elements, including special badging, distinctive color options, and upgraded trim. Inside, it featured special upholstery, unique interior accents, and additional comfort features compared to the standard Jimny models. The Jimny Landventure also maintained the model's reputation for excellent off-road performance, with features like a high ground clearance, robust suspension, and durable chassis.

What are Suzuki Jimnys selling for?

Today's rolling average sales price for the Suzuki Jimny is just under $13,000, with a top sale of an eye popping $50,512 (Brabus G-Wagen Tribute), per sales data compiled by CLASSIC.COM. Keep in mind that this is for Jimnys ranging in age from 1971 all the way to 2023, so the data may be skewed a bit—A quick scan, though, shows many sales from roughly the same era as this 1997 Landventure. Regardless, this example is relatively well-kept and low-mileage, so based on the data below, we believe this is an excellent buy at its advertised price.


Features & Specifications

This little rig might be small, but it's got a lot to offer. Here are some of the highlights:


  • 0.6L 3 Cylinder Turbocharged Engine
  • 64 Horsepower
  • 5-Speed Manual Transmission
  • Part-Time 4WD w/Hi-Lo


  • Right Hand Drive
  • Black/Blue Cloth Interior
  • Locking Glove Box
  • Floor Mounted 4WD Controls
  • Seating for Four


  • Alloy Wheels
  • Bumper-Mounted Fog Lights
  • Hood Scoop
  • Rear-Mounted Spare


  • Length: Approximately 3,475 mm (136.8 inches)
  • Width: Approximately 1,600 mm (63 inches)
  • Height: Approximately 1,705 mm (67.1 inches)
  • Wheelbase: 2,250 mm (88.6 inches)
  • Ground Clearance: Around 190 mm (7.5 inches)

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