Nissan Motor in the Philippines exhibited Nissan Juke Nismo at the 2018 Philippine International Motor Show (PIM) which took place October 24-28. Juke Nismo’s presence coincided with the Nissan 370Z Nismo.
As reported by the Auto Industriya and Nissan-Global pages, Thursday (10/25/2018), President of Nissan Philippines Inc., Ramesh Narasimhan, said that the company exhibited Juke Nismo because it wanted to make Nismo more popular in the community. Moreover, if the price of the Nismo version of Nissan models is affordable.
As is known, Nismo is a motorsport tuning division from Nissan Motor Company which was formed in 1984. So that all models that get the touch of this division have more performance or high performance.
“While (Nissan) Juke is a product that is important to us. Therefore, we offer a version of Nismo will strengthen its appeal. “Moreover, with the presence of Nissan Juke Nismo, it will strengthen the Nismo brand image in the minds of Filipino consumers,” Narasimhan said.
Juke Nismo does not carry a 1.6-liter naturally aspirated engine powered by 116 PS, but a 1.6-liter turbocharged engine that has 190 PS and 240 Nm of torque. This means that the burst of power is greater than 74 PS than the standard Juke.
With that much power, the Nismo Juke can accelerate from 0-100 kph in just 7.5 seconds. The Juke with an all-wheel drive drive system uses a lower spring than the standard version, with more aggressive dampers and larger brake devices. Also take a look for hot news about 2020 Ford Bronco Redesign.
The appearance was made specifically with glossy black and red accents seen on the body. In addition, the front spoiler, unique side skirts, 18-inch Nismo alloy wheels, rear bumper diffuser, and the tailgate spoiler that is higher than the standard version are characteristic.
The interior also has a distinctive appearance. Carbon fiber trim and thicker steering edge plus a number of tombos; the more sporty is the uniqueness of this part. Suede ornaments are seen on the seats to the door inserts.
Nissan Philippines officially sold the Juke Nismo at the end of 2019. It will be marketed before the Nissan 370Z Nismo.