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Official video of Juke-R street race in Dubai released

Nissan has released video of a demonstration race which pits the Juke-R against a Lamborghini Gallardo, Mercedes SLS AMG and Ferrari 458 Italia around a make-shift 0.58km race course at the Dubai International Marine Club.

The demonstration race was brought about in support of the Dubai 24 Hours race in which the Juke-R was the official pace car.

Earlier this month we first reported the event with amateur footage that communicated the Juke-R's abilities well enough. Now, with this close up multiple camera footage of the track side action, as well as from a helicopter, the Juke-R's performance is even more apparent.

The Juke-R is the unholy union of a Nissan GT-R powertrain with an extensively modified Nissan Juke chassis. The all-wheel drive Juke-R produces 485 bhp (362 kW / 492 PS) and can accelerate from 0-62mph (0-100kph) in just 3.7 seconds and hit a top speed of 160mph (257kph).

The driver of the winning Juke-R was Lucas Ordonez - winner of the inaugural Nissan GT Academy in 2008 and podium finisher in last year's Le Mans 24 Hours.

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Comments (11)

 norther norther
again this joke...pff
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February 1, 2012 1:29 pm
 Xjpro Xjpro
Nissan soapbox, in a special designed course to fit its capabilities, and worst of all, Nissan's desire to ridicule the other brands. C'mon Nissan, lets take it to the ring to see what happens!!!
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January 31, 2012 3:44 pm
 GRAVE GRAVE
I don't care about this. I want to know how fast can the Juke-R lap around the Nurborgring.
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January 31, 2012 2:34 pm
 Jorge_has_A3_TDI Jorge_has_A3_TDI
Why not putting Loeb's Citroën DS3 WRC against the Juke R? I would smoke it thus accounting for the same thing: Nothing.
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January 31, 2012 2:10 pm
 lambocop lambocop
A pro racer in the juke-r followed by some spoiled brats...you know..the ones I mentioned in another post who are the target for the Qatar Bugatti special edition which is not more than the regular one..but stupid oilers don't care .Kuwait aston martin special edition which is not more than the regular one..but stupid oilers don't care.. abu dhabi Lambo.special edition which is not more than the regular one..but stupid oilers don't care... Dubai bentley special edition which is not more than the regular one..but stupid oilers don't care..etc.etc.etc...
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January 31, 2012 10:21 am
 tom43 tom43
Come on, this is a non-street legal concept car, build as a single unit. I can´t understand the hype about this car...
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January 31, 2012 9:53 am
 moodyaaa moodyaaa
Put them in GreenHell =$
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January 31, 2012 9:45 am