Nissan Juke-R, the craziest SUV of all time

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Nissan Juke-R, the craziest SUV of all time

Nissan Juke-R, the craziest SUV of all time

Nissan Juke-R was the most eccentric and crazy model of the Japanese company of which only five models were made. Did you know that one of them is for sale? We tell you.

It was in 2012 when Nissan broke all our molds by launching the Juke-R , the clear manifestation of what the company is capable of if left free. He mixed the best of the Nissan GT-R with the best of the Nissan Juke and this crazy, but exciting vehicle with a compact SUV frame and a sporty heart was born . A few years later it evolved into a Nissan Juke R 2.0 with 600 hp from the V6 3.5 biturbo engine of the Nissan GT-R Nismo. Know more about BMW seri 5 ne shitje.

The pity is that it was a limited edition , super limited. In fact, only 5 handmade units were manufactured: four official and one unofficial that is now for sale.

How was the official Nissan Juke-R

The four official models were built in Great Britain by RML Group (Ray Mallock Ltd), the racing car manufacturer founded by Ray Mallock based in Wellingborough, England, with the support of the Nissan Technical Center Europe (NTC-E). ).

They had the dimensions of the series Juke , with the same length (4,135 mm), height (1,575 mm) and wheelbase (2,530 mm), although the width increased from 1,765 to 1,910 mm to incorporate the extension of the steps of wheel , necessary to cover the 20-inch forged aluminum RAYS wheels that it equipped.

They were powered by a 485 hp 3.8-litre twin-turbocharged V6 engine capable of reaching 257 km/h and accelerating from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.7 seconds, making it the fastest crossover in the world .

Later it evolved into the Nissan Juke R 2.0 , a powered version powered by a V6 3.5 biturbo engine from the Nissan GT-R Nismo that offered 545 hp and had a robotic double clutch and intelligent all-wheel drive.

Juke-R 700 CV: the unofficial version

The fifth model, dubbed the SVM Juke-R700 , was built in parallel at Severn Valley Motorsport (a family-run British manufacturer specializing in high-performance vehicles). It was a much more radical version based on a Nissan Juke-R with the V6 biturbo engine from the GT-R.

If the previous ones were capable of reaching 600 hp, this one reached a whopping 700 hp . To achieve this, numerous changes were made to the intake and exhaust, new injectors were installed, the suspensions were improved, the clutch system was reinforced to digest the new figures of this Juke, more powerful brakes were incorporated and 20-inch wheels were added. inherited from the Nissan GT-R with 225/40 Bridgestone tires at the front and 285/35 at the rear. The result: a supercar with a supercar price .

For the body, the same used for the four official Juke-Rs was used, with sports seats inside and a new roll cage to increase protection.

The official Juke-R was crazy, which also had the bonus of exclusivity. There is only one in the world. And the best : it is currently for sale at VDM Cars, a German dealer.

SVM Juke-R700 Price

If you have been tempted to buy this 700 hp Nissan Juke-R capable of leaving behind the most renowned supercars, loosen your wallet. This model was put up for sale in 2020 for a starting price of no more and no less than 650,500 euros . An exaggerated amount that could find its explanation in the fact that there is only one unit in the world and that it has only traveled 20 km, so it is practically new.

After the absence of buyers, in 2021 it was put up for sale again at VDM Cars for a much lower price: 208,250 euros . Who knows if this time it will find an owner. And the lucky one will have to provide insurance that is up to the standard of this car and that includes the most competent coverage and services on the market, such as  MAPFRE Car Insurance.

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