Nissan Builds The Body For The Juke-R Project (video)
Nov 21, 2011 13:27
The idea behind the Juke-R project was to squeeze a GT-R powertrain into a Juke bodyshell. In the seventh installment of the Juke-R's ongoing web-build video series, Nissan's engineers craft a unique body for the prototype out of carbon fiber.
They had to consider that it had to be applied to accomodate the car's unique cooling and aerodynamic considerations. Check out the video after the jump.
NISSAN JUKE-R - BODY STYLING
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