Nissan is milking public interest in the Juke-R with a series of videos for all their worth. Nissan has just released its latest update from its already completed Juke-R build and with the Juke-R finally getting body panels, it looks like Nissan is getting close to wrapping up the building and getting to the driving.
In the latest video documenting the wacky and wonderful Nissan Juke/GT-R hybrid, RML is working on fitting the Juke-R with unique body panels reflective of the new 3.8-liter twin-turbo V-6 heart under the hood. Starting with Nissan’s conceptual drawings, RML modeled the new side skirts, wheel arches, and bumpers using 3D software, before creating a CNC mold. The mold was then filled with a thin layer of carbon fiber, vacuum sealed, and baked in an autoclave. RML than pinned the new parts to the Juke-R’s body, and once it was satisfied with the fit and finish, glued into place using a special adhesive that Formula 1 teams use on their F1 car’s chassis.
You can check out the latest Juke-R video below. Don’t get too excited about the next video being the last one though; next up is making the Juke-R handle like a supercar.