The Nissan Juke Nismo RSnow has been officially unveiled recently with its wheels dropped and tracks equipping it instead.
After we have seen the brand new GT-R LM NISMO and the previewed 2016 Maxima, time has come for Nissan to take us by surprise once again as the company has officially pulled the wraps off the so-called Juke Nismo RSnow. The model in question has been developed as a support vehicle for an ice drifting event, which took place in Lapland, Finland, and it has been based on the all-wheel drive Juke Nismo RS.
The popular performance crossover has the Xtronic transmission and instead of the regular wheels it is sending power to the Dominator Track System developed by American Track Truck. When compared to the standard version, the new Juke Nismo RSnow is getting slightly updated front fascia and rear end and the reprogrammed torque vectoring AWD system.
Under its hood, the vehicle is packing in the same 1.6 liter four-cylinder turbocharged DIG-T gasoline burner, which is producing a total output of 218 HP (160 kW) and a peak torque of 280 Nm (206 lb-ft) as the standard model. This configurations is allowing the Nissan Juke Nismo RSnow to reach a top speed of approximately 100 km/h (62 mph). We are not sure at this time whether the carmaker will be offering a conversion for the Juke Nismo RS in the future in which tracks will be added instead of wheels but never say never to such a model.