The Mazda AZ-Offroad is a mini SUV, a rebadged Suzuki Jimny. The AZ in the name refers to Autozam, Mazda's ill-fated small car marque. The AZ-Offroad was introduced in October, 1998 as a 1999 model. The engine is a turbocharged 660 cc DOHC Suzuki K6A. All wheel drive is standard and an automatic transmission is optional. The AZ continues to be sold in Japan.