The supercar-powered Nissan Juke-R will go into production, following massive demand for the pocket rocket.
Nissan had previously said that the Juke-R would remain a prototype due to the expense of creating the 3.8-litre engine compact SUV and perceived lack of demand for such an unusual car. Currently only two models exist.
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The performance of the Juke-R at the Dubai 24 Hours, where the small car defeated some highly established supercars, saw three order placed at the track.
The Juke-R will not be as powerful as the MY10 GT-R supercar on which the original was based, but will use the same drivetrain and chassis as the MY12 GT-R, which means it will still pack quite a punch with a 3.8-litre engine delivering 480bhp.
With this meaty powertrain the Juke R tops out at 160mph and can sprint from 0-62mph in just 3.7 seconds. That's quicker than the Ferrari California.
Apart from a slightly wider stance, required to house new 20-inch alloy wheels, the Juke R offers the same muscular compact crossover appeal to the standard Juke model.
These Juke R models will be produced on demand, with a rumoured price tag of up to six figures.
Production is expected to be carried out by British-based engineering firm RML and will begin within the next month. First deliveries are expected in late summer.