Nissan wants to know how you, your friends and your family would react to a seriously sporty Nissan. As such, they've brought the best of the JUKE and the GT-R together in a new concept designed to test the public's reaction. Appropriately coined the Nissan JUKE-R, it's the first super crossover the industry has ever seen.
"JUKE lends itself perfectly to a sports derivative and JUKE-R explores that territory," says Paul Willcox, Senior VP, Sales & Marketing Nissan in Europe. "Equally at home on road and track, JUKE-R showcases two of the most exciting cars in our range and highlights the technical innovation that drives Nissan. This car will more than live up to the dynamic driving experience we engineer into all our cars."1
Still under development, the Nissan JUKE-R concept features a 3.8-liter twin-turbo V6 engine borrowed directly from the 530-horsepower Nissan GT-R. It takes a few other cues from the sports car as well, including a six-speed transaxle; modified GT-R RWD driveline; and prop shaft and bold 20-inch, alloy-forged RAYS.
to effectively reflect the JUKE-R concept's advanced power, Nissan is also taking a lot of care designing the interior and exterior. Outside, the models gains flared wheel arches, redesigned front and rear bumpers, and exclusive split rear wing. Inside, the JUKE-R features a suite of accents that look ready for the track.
Interested in learning more about the Nissan JUKE-R concept? Be sure to stay tuned. Charles Barker Nissan, located at 1250 N Military Highway Norfolk, VA 23502, is dedicated to keeping you informed. And, remember, you're always more than welcome to come down and take a test drive a 2011 Nissan JUKE. It might not have the super-sporty R suffix, but drivers in the Norfolk are can attest...it's still a blast to drive.