Nissan Juke crossover renews
Nissan takes the Geneva Motor Show to display the first redesign of the controversial Juke. The crossover has undergone a plastic visual and received improvements in engine.
Known for his controversial design, the model has headlamps with boomerang shape and lanterns inspired by the 370Z coupe. To complement the front grille divided into three parts incorporates the new visual identity of Nissan. The alloy wheels are new, as well as offering the panoramic sunroof. In sports version Nismo RS, draw attention the brake calipers painted red.
The Japanese decided to swap the 1.6 engine of 117 hp for a 1.2 with direct fuel injection, which delivers 115 hp and maximum torque of 19.37 lb-ft. Are two transmission choices: six-speed automatic or the type CVT (continuously variable) manual.
In the case of the Juke Nismo RS, upgrade the engine 1.6 turbo injected 18 hp more, reaching 218 hp. The torque reaches 28.5 mkgf model with manual transmission. According to Nissan, the sport had improvements in its torsional rigidity, resized brakes, new springs and recalibrated dampers. The exhaust system was also modified, providing a more full-bodied rumble.