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Xiru ( spelling : xiRu ) was a Brazilian car brand.

Brand history

A company from Porto Alegre started producing automobiles and kit cars in 2008 under the direction of Rafael Guido Klaudat . The brand name was Xiru . In 2012 a second model was presented. Then the track of the company is lost.


The offer consisted of off-road vehicles . They were based on chassis from Jeep ( Jeep CJ-5 ) and Ford . An open body made of fiberglass was mounted on top. Some details were similar to the Suzuki Samurai and Land Rover Defender . There was a roll-over device behind the front seats .

The 2012 model had a different grille , twin headlights and an optional hard top .

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Gustavo Henrique Ruffo: Jipe xiRu dá nova vida aos Willys CJ5 on WM1 from December 4, 2008 (Portuguese, accessed November 7, 2016)
  2. a b c d e f g João F. Scharinger: Lexicar Brasil (Portuguese, accessed November 7, 2016)