Nissan preparing a hotter version of the Juke Nismo

Article by Christian Andrei, on January 23, 2013

A new and improved Nissan Juke Nismo is in the pipeline, according to the company. It features a better performance, improved brakes, and a more focused chassis. The 1.6-litre turbocharged engine of the Juke Nismo has been modified to develop about 20bhp higher than the standard Nismo’s 197bhp. Meanwhile, its torque will get a 20% boost to about 220lb ft.

It will be fitted with a revised suspension that comes with different springs, shock absorbers and damping rates. In addition, the car will be positioned 20mm lower than the standard Juke Nismo. This new Juke Nismo will be available with front-wheel drive with a manual transmission, while four-wheel drive will be exclusively available with models that have CVT.

Nissan said that the two Nismo models are positioned the same as the Mini Countryman Cooper S to its JCW siblings. This new car is expected to start selling by the end of 2013. The Nismo range will continue to expand with a more hardcore derivative of the 370Z. However, Nissan has yet to reveal details about this model.

If you liked the article, share on:

Comments

Login or Create new account to add a comment!

Recommended

Remember Zenos Cars, a British carmaker that specializes in designing and building lightweight and high-performance sports cars? If you are wondering how the company is faring with their E10 lightweight...
by - January 21, 2017
Mercedes-Benz has revealed that in 2017, its series 124 coupé will be celebrating its 30th anniversary. While this itself is a significant event, it will also mean that this model...
by - January 21, 2017
BMW’s 550i xDrive has long been considered as one of the most successful business sedans in the world. For the brand, this may not be enough as it has officially...
by - January 20, 2017
Amazon is now moving beyond the four corners of online retailing. Only recently, the retail giant has been awarded a patent for its Road Network system. Since the patented technology...
by - January 20, 2017
The newest version of the Lamborghini Huracan is not a Superleggera, but a Performante. When Lamborghini filed for a patent for a new name, there were still debates whether this...
by - January 20, 2017
Facebook

Youtube Channel

Tip Us
Do you have a tip for us?
Did you film an important event?
Contact us
Newsletter
Subscribe to our newsletter!
Subscribe
Galleries