2014 Renault Captur Crossover
The French Nissan Juke.
The French Nissan Juke.
This special edition model can be specified with any engine and transmission in the current Juke range, and is offered with a number of special design and technology features.
Beginning with the exterior of the car, buyers can choose from two colors, Metallic Black or Solid White, with all models coming equipped with standard 17-inch white alloy wheels, white door handles, white mirror caps, B-pillars finished in high-gloss black and a unique Ministry of Sound badge.
The interior of the “Juke with Ministry of Sound” gets a white center console, white door trims and white stitching on the leather seats, steering wheel and gear gaiter, while there is also an iPod cradle.
All buyers will receive a Music Pack that consists of a white 8GB Apple iPod touch pre-loaded with Nissan and Ministry of Sound video and photo content, and engraved on the rear with Nissan Juke and Ministry of Sound logos, as well as a self-healing iPod case coated in Nissan’s Scratch Shield paint technology and a pair of Ministry of Sound headphones.
In the UK, pricing for the the Juke with Ministry of Sound starts at £17,895.
Set to go on sale in September, the Midnight Edition adds unique 17-inch Black Wheels, a Sapphire Black rear roof spoiler, and Sapphire Black mirror caps with Nissan charging $1,200 for the package, which it says, represents a savings of $500 over the cost of items if purchased individually.Other enhancements to the 2013 model year lineup of the Juke include the addition of a RearView Monitor to the Navigation Package on SV models, a revised Rockford Fosgate ecoPUNCH audio system for the SV Navigation Package, which is standard on SL models, and three new color options named Atomic Gold, Brilliant Silver and Pearl White.
For 2013, the Juke continues to be offered with an 188hp 1.6-liter turbocharged inline-four gasoline engine in both front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive variants.
The new Juke Nismo will go on sale in Europe in early 2013, with Japan and the U.S. to follow at a later date.
The Nismo badge brings a host of enhancements to the Juke starting with a tuned-up version of its 1.6-litre direct injection turbocharged petrol engine.
It features stiffened suspension settings and new steering modifications for what Nissan describes as a “sportier direct handling and improved traction control”, while the Nismo model will also be available with torque vectoring, which is a technology promising better grip and cornering capacity.
On the outside, the Juke Nismo can be identified by the new aerodynamics kit that bundles a new front bumper with a lip spoiler and LED daytime running lights, wider wings and sill side skirts, a modified front grille, a new rear bumper housing a diffuser and a single exhaust tail pipe, plus a tailgate spoiler and red trim accents and decals.
The sporty crossover rides on newly designed alloy wheels wrapped in lower profile tires.
The Nismo treatment inside includes re-trimmed steering wheel, pedals, gauges, gear knob and door panels plus new sport seats dressed in suede with red-stitching.