Video: Nissan Juke R on the Nurburgring with over 596kW

A heavily tuned Nissan Juke R with over 596kW made an appearance at the Nurburgring this week, tearing up the track during a Gran Turismo Evo event.

Not to be confused with the Nissan Juke-R project built by Nissan, featuring GT-R running gear, this SUV is built by a Russian performance specialist called Shpilli Villi.

It features a GT-R powertrain as well, only Shpilli Villi has added a set of large HKS turbochargers, a full custom exhaust, and plenty of other upgrades to maximise performance. Running on 109 octane fuel, the Juke produces a whopping 596kW.

As you can see in the video, the workshop has not only transferred the GT-R engine over, some of the interior is also carried across, including a GT-R steering wheel.

The workshop is considering building more examples for interested buyers.

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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. His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.