The Nissan Juke-R Has the Engine of a Nissan GT-R

By: Michael Hines - Published: Oct 5, 2011 • References: gizmag
The Nissan Juke-R is an exciting new concept car that plans to merge the roominess and stylishness of the Juke with the utter badassness of the GT-R. The Nissan Juke-R is all crossover on the surface, but underneath the hood it houses the 480 bhp 3.8-liter twin-turbo V6 engine found in the GT-R.

Aside from having the same engine as the GT-R, the Nissan Juke-R also has a redesigned interior that reflects its supercar soul. The Juke-R will come equipped with racing seats with five-point safety harnesses and a roll cage with the in-dash display also designed to reflect that of the GT-R.

Putting the engine of a supercar into a crossover city car is something that many people have dreamed of doing. Nissan is actually doing it though, with plans for two real Juke-Rs to debut at the Tokyo Motor Show in December. The concepts will be used to actively gauge public opinion on whether or not a Nissan Juke-R would sell well or not. Stats for Supercar Crossover Concepts Trending: Older & Chilly
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