||The cumulative sales of
the Jimny/Samurai series, well known as a unique compact 4x4, has reached two
millions in February 2001 all around the world.
The sales of the Jimny/Samurai series started in 1970 with the launch of the mini
vehicle LJ10, powered by two cylinder air-cooled two-stroke 360cc engine producing
25hp. Since then, the sales has kept growing to reach two millions in February
2001; 557,000 units in Japanese domestic market, and 1,446,000 in overseas markets.
The Jimny/Samurai series has been well reputed by millions of customers all over
the world for its excellent off-road drivability and maneuverability, which is
enabled by the Jimnys lightweight compact body, real 4x4 mechanism, and