Separate-chassis construction? Check. High- and low-range transmissions? Check. Live-axle rear suspension? Check. Independent front suspension? Um, not if you’re in the new-generation Suzuki Jimny. Mirroring the traditional Land Rovers and LandCruisers that inspired it, Japan’s baby off-roader features solid axles at both ends – just the way rock-climbing purists like it. Indeed, it’s the cultural impact of the feisty little Suzuki that has refocused attention on what a proper 4WD can do. And in the case of the three you see here, that’s plenty.  While comparing a $24K three-door manual box-on-wheels with a $73K diesel seven-seat wagon and a $75K off-road-bashing dual-cab might seem like madness, it’s not about how many marbles you have in a jar, it’s what you do with them that counts. So, we have the one-spec-only Jimny GLX AllGrip up against Toyota’s second-from-top Prado (the VX) and Ford’s most well-rounded Ranger (the pumped-up Raptor) – each aiming to impress with their on-road versatility and off-road invincibility. Time to get dirty.  One of these dedicated 4WDs is definitely not like the other ones – or any other new car on Earth. The Suzuki Jimny remains steadfastly co...