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Dieselstation Car Forums _ Uncool _ Nissan Juke

Posted by: moe Dec 15 2010, 11:11 AM

The Nissan Juke is a mini-crossover being released by the Japanese car manufacturer Nissan during 2010.[1] The production version made its debut at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show in March,[2] and was introduced to North America at the 2010 New York International Auto Show.[2]
On 11 February 2009 Nissan announced that the model would go into production at the NMUK plant in Washington, UK, during 2010 following its appearance as the Nissan Qazana concept car at the 2009 Geneva Motor Show.[3] The Sunderland plant manufactures for the European market, while Nissan's facility in Oppama, Japan, produces the vehicle for all other countries and is the sole supplier of the all-wheel drive variant.[4]
In Japan, where the car was launched on 9 June 2010, orders totalled 10,943 units in its first month, surpassing Nissan's monthly target of 1,300 by a margin it never predicted.[5] By 5 October 2010, Japanese sales had increased to 20,000 while European and US figures also exceeded expectations with orders for 30,000 and 17,500 cars taken for the respective markets.[6]

Posted by: 911xx Dec 15 2010, 12:12 PM

Bastarded 370Z.

Posted by: Razor Dec 15 2010, 01:50 PM

Nissan wanted a "hate-it-or-love-it" design, and that's why it's Neutral.

Posted by: Asher Dec 15 2010, 04:38 PM

Idk, I hate the styling but I like the overall package, so its cool.

Posted by: clarkma5 Dec 15 2010, 05:22 PM

I erred on the side of cool for the unique packaging and spacey looks, but I do find the idea that we need to jack up a decent hatchback on stilts to sell it to be rather stupid.

Posted by: moe Dec 15 2010, 10:21 PM

I voted cool. It's quirky, fun-to-drive, and decently quick. It's a lot more interesting than any other similarly-sized, similarly-priced car I can think of

Posted by: UserDrew Dec 15 2010, 11:37 PM

Voted uncool for the same intangible reasons I always use to vote on the coolness of things.

Posted by: Ephdethulias Dec 16 2010, 04:09 AM

The way Nissan made this different makes it cool, and it is also the fact that this looks different makes it kinda uncool. Neutral for me.

Posted by: Bjorn Dec 25 2010, 06:19 AM

They look pretty cool in person, and is something different from the ordinary. I give it a cool.

Posted by: Mar 7 2011, 09:57 AM

I call it the "Nissan Joke".....

Posted by: misnblu Apr 23 2011, 12:51 PM


I'm not into the suv's or so called cross-overs. I mean, wtf is a cross-over supposed to do anyway? Is that similar to cross dressing? It's really confusing...

Neutral it is.

Posted by: Halflifehavock13 Apr 23 2011, 06:36 PM

Single ugliest car currently on sale.

I would give it neutral because it's different, but I feel physically nauseous when I see one.

Posted by: clarkma5 Apr 23 2011, 07:49 PM

Heh I really like the way these things look...they definitely catch my eye.

Then again, I'm a card-carrying member of the Isuzu Vehicross fanclub. I love freaky little SUV/frog things for some reasons?

Posted by: moe May 19 2011, 01:20 AM

It'd be so much better if they took the "crossover" out of it.

Posted by: Synesthesia Jun 28 2011, 04:40 AM

^Haha! There we go, I agree. I think it's cool, I feel the same way about the Cube, they're both weird and kinda ugly, but I like it.

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