Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Subcompact Supercar: Nissan Juke-R to go into limited production

Want to buy a Nissan Juke-R?  You know, the Nissan GT-R-powered, 545 horsepower subcompact crossover. Well you can for a measly $590,000. Hell, I'll take two. Okay, maybe not, but Nissan has found two buyers in Dubai already. Nissan has said it'll build more Juke-Rs upon request. You could also buy about six GT-Rs, but they're sooo played out, right? And, of course, the Juke-R can haul way more cargo. One thing's for sure: The Juke-R is likely the fastest odd-looking new car you can buy.

Gareth Dunsmore, Marketing Product Manager for the Juke, said: "The Juke-R was originally intended as a one-off concept to marry two of Nissan's most innovative models. But the reaction we had to the car in Dubai was amazing—people were making offers for the original on the street!"

According to Nissan, anyone wishing to register an interest in purchasing Nissan's most innovative Crossover yet should contact

Nissan is showing off the subcompact supercar in this video where it's being pitted against some world-class sports cars

On a side note, I'd love to see one available in Gran Turismo 5.

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