New Nissan Juke primed and ready for action

The Nissan Juke - more than one million sold since its debut in 2010.

The Nissan Juke - more than one million sold since its debut in 2010.

The new Nissan Juke has been in the final stages of road testing, showing a new look and agile driving performances ahead of its official unveiling next month.

Taking to the Millbrook testing track in the UK with a camouflaged exterior, there are elements of the new design left to drivers’ imagination, but the stage is set for its bold return to the B-SUV segment it pioneered almost a decade ago.

Designed in Europe, the new Juke has been an exciting and successful journey in collaboration, bringing together talented Nissan designers across the region to work together on its evolution. The original Juke model landed with significant impact and captured the imagination of drivers – the next episode is about to begin.

Before the official unveiling in early September, Nissan has revealed some details. Sleek coupe lines, striking 19” alloy wheels and athletic stance that promises a new standard in compact crossover design.

Nissan says inspiration for the new Juke design development has been tailored around the B-SUV customer segment’s demands for leading design, latest tech and ‘fun to drive’ performance.

Nissan says it is loaded with empowering tech, and becomes the third model to feature ‘ProPilot’ technology, which forms part of the Japanese carmaker’s ‘intelligent mobility’ vision.

The footprint of new Juke has increased in size, according to Nissan. It adds this provides greater space and comfort for the driver and passengers, without losing its agile driving style.

Selling more than one million units since its debut appearance in 2010, Nissan boasts the Juke will shortly be back with its unique identity, even more character, exciting performances and a leading level of connectivity that responds to drivers’ evolving needs.

Its parting shot is: “Rest assured: while Juke has grown up in many respects, it will ultimately remain fun to drive.”


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