Most of you would not have heard of them, but DAMD – a Japanese body kit manufacturer – has been around since the 1980s with their most prominent work featured on the gold Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution driven by Paul Walker in 2 Fast 2 Furious.

While they’ve even got body kits to convert a GT 86/BRZ to look like the Lexus LFA, this is by far their most audacious work – mimicking the Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen and Land Rover Defender, through the new Suzuki Jimny.

With the “Defender”, noticeable changes include a new headlamp design, new front grille, new front and rear bumpers and even a “bulkier” front bonnet.

As for the “G-Wagen”, it’s almost impossible to tell the car apart from the real deal but upon closer look you’d see why – the attention to detail is second to none. Like the “Defender” it also gets a new headlamps housing, grille design similar to the GLA 45, E63 S and the newly updated C43 AMG 4MATIC.

There isn’t any priced indication on the body kit yet but it’s said to be available from 2019 onwards.


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Pan Eu Jin
Regularly spend countless hours online looking at cars and parts I can't afford to buy. How a car makes you feel behind the wheel should be more important than the brand it represents - unless resale value is your thing.