The Japanese company Nissan released the first official details of its new crossover, the Juke, a CUV to be presented at the Geneva Motor Show and will go on sale shortly afterwards. With a design very similar to the Concept Qazana, the Juke was designed to “inject a bit of masculinity and dynamism to the market for compact vehicle” with their massive tires, their wide decks, a floor space look wider and a more robust, while the top is that of a pure sports with a high waistline, a svelte side windows and a roof would fall over backward to find itself in a coupe.
This coupe appearance can also be seen in the rear doors, where the lever is hidden behind the frames.
Inside is a central console, which has a similar design to the gas tank of a motorcycle, and is painted a bright color.
No waiver of modularity, thanks to a versatile cargo space and numerous holes to objects. With a length of 4.1 meters, a width of 1.7 meters and a height of 1.5, the wheelbase is located at 2.5 meters.
In front-wheel drive versions, the front suspension is McPherson strut and rear torsion beam, while all-wheel drive versions, the multi-link rear axle is similar to using the Qashqai. The model has a traction system Nissan All-Mode 4×4-i, incorporating a torque-sensing technology.
The distribution of the torque can be increased toward the outside rear wheel in corners to improve cornering performance, and overall, over 50% of available torque can be sent to each of the rear wheels.
As for engines, the model consist with two petrol engines and one diesel, all under the Euro 5 emissions standards. In gasoline, there will be a 1.6 liter engine with an output of 110 hp, front wheel drive and a five-speed manual gearbox. Also there will be a 1.6-liter turbocharged engine from 186 hp, which will have both front-wheel drive, and total, the latter will have an X-Tronic automatic gearbox six speeds).
For diesel engines, will be one of 1.5 liters with an output of 110 hp, which will have a manual six-speed gearbox and a front wheel drive only.