When you’re a new, small player up against the established big boys it pays to stand out from the crowd, which is precisely what this little Jimny has been built to do. IT MIGHT be small, but this Suzuki makes a huge visual impact. And it’s not just the wild wrap – the Suzuki Jimny has been lifted, widened and protected, and over the past few months it’s grown on its owner so much that it’s morphed from mere a promotional tool to an almost-daily driver. The Jimny’s owner is Gavin Duffield, the man behind AFN 4×4 Australia. Chances are you’ve heard of AFN 4×4, despite the fact the accessory manufacturer has only been active in the Aussie market for the past four years or so. That’s because Gavin has thrown plenty of resources and marketing nous behind AFN 4×4 to offer four-wheel drivers an alternative to the traditional manufacturers of bullbars and other vehicle protection equipment. “It’s been a really tough market for AFN 4×4,” says Gavin. “Trying to grow the brand name and get publicity … we don’t have a budget like the big boys, we’re small fry, but we do believe that our approach and what we’ve been doing is pretty good.” And the Jimny gracing these page...