Nissan's sportiest 'Juke Nismo RS' is here

December 19, 2014

Nissan has replaced the old Juke Nismo with new Juke Nismo RS available in UK now, priced from £21,650.

Nissan’s ‘sportiest Juke ever’ has finally arrived in UK, promises hot hatch power and sharper handling. The Juke Nismo RS is extemely powerful as the Golf GTi plus is almost £5,000 cheaper

Powered by 1.6 litre DiG-T petrol engine available in two wheel drive manual gearbox gets a 215bhp and 280Nm of torque, while the four-wheel-drive model comes with an X-Tronic transmission automatic gearbox gets 211bhp and 250Nm torque.

The Nismo RS is the higher range model in Juke, that is highly practical and powerful featuring – 18 inch Nismo styled alloy wheels & front grille, Nismo RS badge front & rear, special Recaro sports ‘bucket’ seats. The Juke Nismo RS also comes with host of optional safety pack that includes : xenon headlights, Nissan’s around view monitor, safety shield, lane departure warning, blind spot warning and moving object detection as standard.

Buyers gets Juke Nismo RS in three choice of exterior colours – storm white, pearl black and blade silver. Juke Nismo RS also increased 40 percent carrying capacity with two-stage floor luggage area.

The new Juke Nismo RS has more powerful braking system that features larger discs than the standard Nismo model. Aside from the power boost, changes over the Nismo version of the crossover includes body strenghtening to increase torsional stiffness.

The new Nissan Juke Nismo RS front wheel drive model offers combined 39.2 fuel economy and 165g/km CO2. It accelerates 0 to 62 mph in just 7.0 seconds and has a top speed of 137mph. The four wheel drive automatic version takes you 0 to 62 mph in 8 seconds(1 sec more) than manual version and has a top speed of 124mph.

The new Nissan Juke Nismo RS is available to order now, price starts from £21,650 for the two wheel drive manual variant, while the four wheel drive version starts from £23,750. The powerful Nissan Juke Nismo RS is available on contract hire from Car Leasing Made Simple, you can check leasing prices here.