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Suzuki Shootout - Grand Vitara VS Samurai
Independent And Solid Suzukis Hit The Trail
From the August, 2010 issue of 4Wheel & Off-Road
By Fred Williams
Photography by Fred Williams
Let's pretend you took a classic old solid-axle 4x4 and a modern-day4x4 with fully independent suspension and hit the trail. Would it be a disaster waiting to happen? Would the solid-axle rig dominate its younger brother? Or would the late-model luxury have the old-school owner begging for a ride? We ditched work, hit the trail, and ended up with an impromptu comparison session that revealed some insights on the solid-versus-independent and new-versus-old arguments.