480bhp Nissan Juke-R - more pictures
We've got more pictures of the crackers Nissan Juke-R, the results of squeezing a GT-R drivetain into a Juke SUV
What happens when you cross a Nissan Juke with a GT-R? This isn’t the beginning of a car-themed joke, it’s a question asked by Nissan which its motorsport pals at Northants-based RML have answered. The Juke-R is, in Nissan’s words, the ‘fastest, most exciting and daring compact crossover in the world’. With the regular Juke’s marketplace so tame, such a boast shouldn’t be too hard to achieve. But with 480bhp and all of the GT-R’s electronic trickery on board, this pumped up version should hang onto such bragging rights for quite some time.
The RML team were responsible for the rather excellent Nissan Micra R a few years ago (read evo’s long-term experience of the car here) and we’ve every expectation the Juke-R will be just as accomplished. One of the RML test drivers even suggested its lighter weight and smaller footprint make it more fun and wieldy than a regular GT-R. We look forward to finding out for ourselves… Read more details on the Nissan Juke-R here, and get behind the scenes news on the Juke-R in evo 163, on sale Weds October 12 See more on the Nissan Micra R here We review the Nissan GT-R and Nissan Juke