Nissan Unveils Juke Nismo

Nissan unveiled the all-new Juke Nismo at the 24 Hours of Le Mans race.  The Nismo is a sportier version of the Juke that will hit the market in Europe next year and in the United States a little later.

The public got its first glimpse of the Nissan Juke Nismo at the 2011 Tokyo Motor Show where it debuted as a concept vehicle, but the vehicle is now set for production.

Inspired by the freakishly powerful Juke-R, the Juke Nismo is a performance model.  The Juke Nismo is equipped with a 1.6-liter turbocharged and direct-injected four-cylinder engine, but performance upgrades don’t stop there.

The Juke Nismo flaunts a body kit designed to reduce lift at high speeds by utilizing lower front and rear bumpers and wider wings and side skirts.  The Nismo receives a stiffened suspension, unique 18-inch wheels and special torque vectoring system which will increase handling and agility.

The interior of the Nissan Juke Nismo is also race-inspired.  The cabin is adorned with a custom sports steering wheel, Nismo gauges, unique dash trim, and special suede-trimmed Nismo sports seats with red stitching.

Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wK68OYQG9z8

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