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Video: Nissan Juke-R story – part 2

October 12, 2011

Last week, Nissan officially introduced the ballistic Nissan Juke-R Nissan GT-R concept, hinting at a possible production version. The company has now released a second video outlining the Nissan Juke-R story and some of the technical hurtles and highlights of the project.

As previously reported, Nissan hasn’t confirmed if a production version of the Nissan Juke-R will make it to the showrooms any time time soon, but it has said that this project will be used to test the public’s reaction in regards to a performance variant Nissan Juke.

In concept form, the Nissan Juke-R borrows the entire running gear of the awesome Nissan GT-R. That means it features a 3.8-litre twin-turbo V6 pumping out 390kW of power and 612Nm of torque. It also features a bespoke roll cage system and a tastefully aggressive bodykit.

Click play on the video below for more details and a bit of an overview. And tell us, do you want to see this thing hitting the showrooms?

Nissan will be revealing a third video based on the building process in the near future. We’ll keep you updated.

Brett is the editor and founder of PerformanceDrive. He's obsessed with driving, having played with Matchbox cars until he was tall enough to drive a real one. After initially working as a mechanic, Brett earned a degree in journalism and entered media as an editorial assistant at Top Gear Australia magazine. He then worked at CarAdvice.com.au. His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.