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 |  Aug 31 2014, 8:27 PM

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If you’re shopping for a sports car under $30,000 – AutoGuide.com has you covered.

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 |  Aug 26 2014, 8:55 AM


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Yesterday we took eight fun-to-drive performance vehicles under $30,000 and put them through their paces on the street.

After much deliberation, we chose the 2014 Ford Fiesta ST as the king of the street. Despite a somewhat harsh ride, nothing else matches the raw, hilariously fun driving experience behind the wheel.
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 |  Aug 25 2014, 9:26 AM


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Sporty cars are not dead. Rumors of their demise are premature. Thrill-packed machinery litters the automotive landscape, available to suit nearly every budget.

When it comes to motoring fun, one of the most intriguing segments is the under $30,000 price bracket, where several enticing choices can be found in a variety of shapes and sizes.

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 |  May 15 2014, 5:26 PM

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Add Nissan to the list of automakers issuing recalls this month.

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 |  Feb 26 2014, 7:39 AM

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At the 2010 Geneva Motor Show, Nissan unveiled its Juke crossover to the world. This year, it will debut the facelifted Juke once again in Geneva.

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 |  Nov 25 2013, 9:31 AM

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Is there a place on the market for a performance-oriented crossover? Nissan sure thinks so with its Juke NISMO RS.

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 |  Nov 20 2013, 5:03 PM

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Nissan markets the Juke as a fun-to-drive crossover and while that is certainly the case, it’s still far from a performance product and the company is hoping to change that. 

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 |  Oct 19 2013, 3:02 PM

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Nissan just announced pricing for the 2014 model year Juke and while the tags haven’t changed, the company is offering new content packages for its fun-to-drive crossover.

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 |  Aug 30 2013, 10:32 AM

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Crossovers are taking over the market. Buyers can get big ones, small ones, long ones and tall ones. They can opt for models with three rows of seats, all-wheel drive or in rare instances even manual transmissions. Like it or not these versatile vehicles are rapidly becoming the de-facto choice of drivers in America.

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 |  Aug 21 2013, 12:44 PM

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Insanity, it’s not just putting your alarm clock in the freezer or wearing mayonnaise instead of cargo shorts, it covers all kinds of things, even cars. There are plenty of ridiculous vehicles in the market today but one of the most ludicrous is the Nissan Juke-R.

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 |  Aug 20 2013, 1:56 AM

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In case you were out of town last week or otherwise incapacitated by some sort of mysterious food-borne illness, the news cycle was dominated by Pebble Beach; in fact it practically overwhelmed all of  AutoGuide.com.

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 |  Aug 18 2013, 5:46 PM

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If you missed our most popular videos from AutoGuide‘s YouTube channel this week, you’ll be glad you caught this recap. This week, there’s plenty going on with the 2013 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, but our viewers were also curious to see if the Juke NISMO deserves its motorsports badge.

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 |  Jun 17 2013, 10:01 AM

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Every automaker has its own look. Whether it’s a seven-slot grille, round tail lamps or a Hofmeister kink each company tries to claim its own signature styling elements.

 

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 |  May 31 2013, 10:01 AM

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You’ve been lusting after if for two long weeks, suffering for want of that which keeps you going. The withdrawal symptoms have probably been unbearable; we’d hazard to bet you’re shaking like a James Bond martini still in the mixer. You’ve been patiently waiting and finally we’re happy to oblige your carnal yearnings… but for God’s sake leave your trousers on!

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 |  Feb 27 2013, 1:32 PM

At the 2013 Geneva Motor Show, Nissan will have the global debut for the new Note that will be competing in the B-segment in Europe.

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 |  Oct 01 2012, 4:56 PM

Tweaked from its original version, the Nissan Juke NISMO is more of an appearance package than a serious performance variant.

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 |  Sep 18 2012, 11:13 AM

The 2012 Paris Motor Show is coming up fast, and today Nissan announced that the Juke NISMO will be unveiled as the first vehicle in a string of NISMO tuned performance vehicles.

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 |  Aug 14 2012, 10:59 AM

The “Midnight Edition” Nissan Juke is a new accessory package available that adds some slick styling and stealthy elements to Nissan’s small crossover. 

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 |  Jul 17 2012, 12:15 PM

Approximately 11,076 Nissan Juke’s are under recall according to NHTSA, for incomplete weld penetration on the rear-seat back. 

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 |  Jul 05 2012, 1:15 PM

Expanding on it’s 500 family, Fiat teased the 500X, a small crossover designed to take on the Nissan Juke during an event meant to launch its new 500L.

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 |  Jun 13 2012, 1:02 PM

Scheduled to sell in Europe at the beginning of next year, but without a Japanese or North American release date, the Nissan Juke NISMO will make its debut this weekend at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

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 |  Feb 27 2012, 2:45 PM

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Nissan is recalling 79,275 vehicles after finding that an improperly tightened fuel pressure sensor may lead to gas leaks and an increased risk of fire.

The vehicles affected are certain 2011-12 Jukes, Infiniti QX and Infiniti M vehicles. The leak is prone to happen because of heat and vibration, loosening the sensor and allowing the leak.

Owners driving an affected vehicle can expect Nissan to contact them directly and repair the issue free of charge. If you have any concerns, you may also contact Nissan customer service at (615) 725-1000 or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s safety hotline at (888) 327-4236.

 |  Jan 21 2012, 12:00 PM

We just can’t get enough of the Nissan Juke-R project, and probably won’t until we get our grubby little hands behind its steering wheel. But until then, we’ll just have to continue living vicariously through those fortunate enough to experience the monster first hand.

While it was in Dubai to pace the 24 Hour race, Nissan took its Juke-R out to the Dubai International Marina where a makeshift course was created and the funky Japanese crossover was pitted against a Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, a Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4 and a Ferrari 458 Italia. You know, just some of Germany and Italy’s finest supercars.

Now it goes without saying that we’d expect the Juke-R to look mighty impressive in the video against the exotics since it was probably staged by Nissan. But there’s no denying just how remarkable its performance looks and how undoubtedly fun it was for Lucas Ordonez, the first GT Academy winner, to pilot it. And obviously by watching the video, the drivers were putting on a show more than they were looking for a fast lap time.

We just hope a better resolution video surfaces soon.

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 |  Jan 04 2012, 9:00 PM

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Fox Marketing has been building project cars for over a decade now, and it appears that Nissan‘s Juke-R project has inspired them to tackle the funky crossover themselves. They’re not in the mood to one-up the Juke-R project though, as Fox Marketing has always specialized in building projects any real car enthusiast could do also.

The team will utilize Nissan’s factory 1.6L AWD powertrain but will add a custom intercooled turbo setup in order to motivate it to 400-hp. Braking will be upgraded with a six-piston, 14-inch setup while custom 20×9-inch wheels will adorn all four corners. Fox Marketing will also add a simple, yet clean and functional aerodynamic kit to the exterior while performance springs will handle the suspension duties.

Once the body modifications are completed, BASF will contribute with some Foxy Orange paint while the interior will feature racing seats from Yonaka’s Ronin line. Fox Marketing anticipates the project to make its official debut in the coming months, so we’ll keep our eyes out.

GALLERY: Fox Marketing Nisasn Juke-S Renders

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