Nissan officially introduced the 2013 Juke Nismo earlier this year at the Chicago Auto Show. And now, after months of speculation, its been confirmed that the Japanese automaker will celebrate its world debut of the high performance Juke Nismo RS at the Los Angeles Auto Show.
The Juke Nismo RS comes with enhanced performanceThere is still no definitive word as to what the Juke Nismo RS package will include. However, reports suggest that it will be fitted with a turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine with approximately 169kW and 298Nm of torque. It will also be reportedly offered with front-wheel drive and a six-speed manual transmission or all-wheel drive with a continuously variable transmission.
It’s further indicated that the model will be a sporty crossover with a sport-tuned suspension, new springs and shock absorbers as well as unique damping rates.
The Juke Nismo RS will be shown alongside another Nismo concept but it remains unclear what it is. We will keep you informed on any developments.
Note: pictured above is the 2013 Nissan Juke Nismo not the RS variant.