Nissan Juke-R officially revealed
The first official picture of the crackers Nissan Juke-R, the results of squeezing a GT-R engine into a Juke SUV
The first official picture of Nissan's finished Juke-R has been released. The pumped-up crossover is the result of squeezing the engine and transmission from the GT-R sub-supercar into the titchy Juke, and it's the work of Nissan's motorsport pals at Northants-based RML. 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
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