Suzuki

Never This Nice: 1986 Suzuki Samurai

Not too long ago, more than a few of us would have found it surprising if the crystal ball of car valuations pointed to a Suzuki Samurai closing in on $10,000 on eBay. But in recent years, many collector… more»

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Kei Convertible! 1992 Suzuki Cappuccino

The word “kei” in Japanese has multiple meanings and translations to English, but kei cars are synonymous with compact bodies and small engines, that get good fuel economy and fit into tight spaces. This particular one is up for… more»

Fuel Injected & AC: 1993 Suzuki Samurai JL

Suzuki’s Samurai found success in global markets as the Jimny, but unfortunately, that was not the case in the United States. Partially due to its cheaper price tag, the Samurai originally outsold its most notable competitor, the Jeep Wrangler…. more»

Big Personality: 1989 Suzuki Alto Works RS/X

We all know at least one person who is short in stature but huge in personality and bravado. I’m the exact opposite and I sometimes wonder if it would be more fun to go through life shorter but with… more»

Mazda + Suzuki = 1992 Autozam AZ-1

There’s no mistaking this 1992 Autozam AZ-1 as being from Japan. It has almost everything going on in the design department, yet it somehow all works together. This highly-unusual Kei zoom-zoomer can be found here on craigslist in the… more»

Jumpin’ Jimny: 1972 Suzuki LJ20V

Legend has it that when Suzuki dignitaries were visiting Scotland during the period before bringing the LJ10 to market, somewhere along the way the translation got messed up and the name of these vehicles went from Jimmy, their intended… more»

Jeff in the Junkyard: Parts Harvesting Score!

I have been negligent in posting any recent junkyard expeditions, but finally had a Saturday morning clear and a yard in sight that had two excellent parts cars for my two most recent project acquisitions. Theres isn’t much else… more»

Quirky Off-Roader: 1997 Suzuki X-90

Sometimes it can be very easy to measure the success, or the failure, of a particular vehicle model. The Suzuki X-90 demonstrates this better than most cars because even though production of the distinctive little 2-seater ended in 1997,… more»

Cool Kei Car: 1975 Suzuki SC100 Whizzkid

Suzuki has built a significant number of Kei cars during its lifetime, and some of these found their way out of Japan in modified form. Based on the Cervo, the SC100 Whizzkid was one such car. This particular car… more»

Seen Better Days: 1987 Chevrolet Sprint Turbo

While nameplates such as Volkswagen’s GTI and Honda’s Civic Si usually come to mind during the conversations surrounding hot hatchbacks, I’ve always been quite a fan of the Chevrolet Sprint Turbo, a neat little compact built by Suzuki for… more»

Rotary Barn Find: 1975 Suzuki RE5

UPDATE 6/10/2019 – This awesome Suzuki has been relisted here on eBay, this time with a BIN of $4,500. Is it a fair deal or overpriced? FROM 5/30/2019 – For the lover of unusual and somewhat, or at least… more»

Suzukis Jeep? 1972 Suzuki LJ20 Jimny

A Suzuki Jeep? Pretty much, yeah. This 1972 Suzuki LJ20, which our friends in some parts of the world recognize as an early “Jimny” is up for sale right now here on craigslist in Kingston, Washington, at an astounding… more»

Barn Find Triple 2 Stroke: 1973 Suzuki GT550

Among the bikes found in the Barn Finds Exclusive listing for a large stash of motorcycles in Georgia is a Suzuki GT380, which I admittedly had my eye on when I first spotted it. The ram air-style cooling system… more»

It’s All Relative: 1988 Chevrolet Sprint Turbo

This 1988 Chevrolet Sprint Turbo is a relative – a cousin or a brother from another mother – to the Suzuki Cultus. This zippy little thing can be found here on eBay in Santa Maria, California. The current bid… more»

Compact Off-Roaders: Two Suzuki Jimny Projects

Many US-based readers are familiar with the Suzuki Samurai, an extremely off-road capable (albeit underpowered) mini SUV, which was also known as the Jimny in some global markets. The original Jimny was never officially never sold in the States,… more»

Legroom Notwithstanding: 1991 Geo Metro LSi

Tiny: check. Convertible: check. 3-cylinders: check. Inexpensive: check. Automatic: screech.. dang. Well, 4 out of 5 ain’t bad. This 1991 Geo Metro convertible isn’t perfect but for $3,000 or offer it would be a fun little car, if a… more»