The Juke model from Nissan has been equally appreciated and criticized, but it seems the company is not giving up on it as the 2017 Nissan Juke Nismo is coming up. The Nismo variant is entirely based on Juke but also includes several features that make it more aggressive and appealing, especially with the design cues.
This new compact crossover has been presented with several improvements in which visual refreshments being one of the most important concerns. Coming as a sport trim of the base model, other trims are also presented which include-
Let’s Check the 2017 Nissan Juke Nismo: Inside and Out
A neat arrangement has been done in the interior cabin of 2017 Nissan Juke Nismo and features a vigorous style. Most of the parts in this cabin have been made out of carbon fiber. The upholstery has been reworked and calfskin/Alcantara has been used to add more comfort.
One of the appealing factors of this cabin is the sporty theme which also appears to be visually energetic. In terms of technology, several upgrades have been done. The center console has been reworked with several modifications over the controls.
Technological features also vary according to the trims. New sportier seats come as standard which allows repositioning. The buyers will also get modern safety features which have also been revisited.
The outer body of this 2017 Nissan Juke Nismo is distinctly unique which is characterized by certain visual elements, this in turn, makes it stand out from the rest of its competitors. To start with the exterior changes of this new model, a new grille has been used which looks similar to that of Qashqai’s.
The headlights now incorporate LED daytime running lights; the front mirrors have been redesigned and LED turn signals have been incorporated into them. New 17-inch alloy wheels have been used for the base model. The iconic rear spoiler has been retained along with that its unique approach to rear fenders has also been retained.
2017 Nissan Juke Nismo – Powerful Engine and Performance
The same old engine has been used for this new 2017 Juke Nismo which is the 1.6-liter 4 cylinder unit. This engine can produce 188 hp and 177 lb-ft of torque. A 6-speed manual transmission system has been used with this engine and both front wheel drive and all-wheel drive has been presented in the option.
With the front wheel drive configuration, the combined mileage should stay around 30 mpg while this figure is likely to drop to 28 mpg with all-wheel drive. There’s even an option for a 1.5-liter turbocharged diesel engine that produces 240 hp and 180 lb-ft of torque. A 2.4-liter twin-turbo gasoline engine is also to be used that cranks out 220 HP and 190 lb-ft of torque.
This new Nissan Juke Nismo 2017 should be able to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 8 seconds with its top speed checking at 130 mph.
2017 Nissan Juke Nismo – Expected Date of Arrival and Price
This new 2017 Nissan Juke Nismo starts with a price tag of $21,000 and reaches up to $25,000. This new Nissan Juke Nismo is soon going to hit the dealerships. There’s no word on its official release date.