Nissan Juke-R 2.0 Review. There are three years, Nissan surprised everyone by presenting a funny beast outcome of an unlikely marriage between the urban crossover Juke and GT-R supercar. The Juke-R fruit of this union is back this year in version 2.0 even more powerful than before with 600 horsepower under the hood.
Staying in Paris in August holds some nice surprises. In addition to enjoy a virtually deserted by its native city, some car manufacturers take the opportunity to bring out some of their funny machines. And funny question craft the Nissan Juke-R in stands a good layer. Fruit the marriage between the small Juke and GT-R meteoric, this “centaur” car had surprised everyone when it was released in 2012. It must be said that grafted a V6 biturbo of 485 horses in the Juke while successfully to roll through other elements of the GT-R – box, running gear, brakes and even suspensions – was definitely a great achievement.
Nissan Juke-R 2.0 Review
Juke Nismo GT-R = Juke-R 2.0
Nissan goes even further this year with version 2.0 of the Juke-R. Exit the classic GT-R, up to the elements of demonic Nismo GT-R, and in particular 3.8 V6 twin-turbo 600 horsepower. A significant increase in power that Japanese engineers had to take into account to design. The Juke-R 2.0 therefore dresses a new hood with air vents repositioned and new bumpers front / rear incorporating carbon air intakes increased to ensure better cooling. That’s not all , restyling the business model requires, the Juke-R takes the new civilized boils his little brother. It also gains the wheel arches and low carbon unpublished boxes and the wheels of the GT-R 2015. Two things do not change, the matt black livery and very nasty air!
Installed on board the mixture of the two models is more visible. The instrumentation, steering wheel and dashboard of the Juke adjacent to the gear lever of the GT-R while the screen gives all the technical data as the supercar. Other explosive elements in a Juke, a multipoint roll cage and two Recaro seats with safety harnesses. They are also very useful to avoid body movements as the Juke-R 2.0 is a brutal beast. With him nothing is done in half measures, so go frankly, whether the pedal right or left. Everything still in a brouhaha absolutely enjoyable! Designed from one corner to the other, the Juke-R 2.0 even allows some dandinements posterior changes in downforce. However, be careful not to put gas too fast because it spun is never far away.
In an automotive world that increasingly tends to sanitize the Nissan Juke-R 2.0 is a real breath of fresh air. Impressive in the design, look and driving, it unfortunately will remain a plaything of wealthy can sign a check of about 500,000 euros.