Watch the Nissan Juke NISMO RS Set a Two-Wheel Driving Record

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

The Nissan Juke NISMO RS has set a new record at the 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed.

Stuntman Terry Grant has broken his own record for the fastest mile travelled on two wheels in a four-wheeled vehicle behind the wheel of a Nissan Juke NISMO RS. Although Grant had six attempts to break the record, he did it on his first attempt, clocking in a time of 2 minutes and 10 seconds, eclipsing his previous record of 2 minutes and 55 seconds set in a standard Juke model in 2011.

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The Nissan Juke NISMO RS is powered by a 1.6-liter turbocharged engine with 215 hp and has available torque vectoring all-wheel drive. Nissan also debuted its Juke R 2.0 at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed, as well as giving away three “golden ticket” entries to its GT Academy competition.

“I was shocked at how much faster the JUKE NISMO RS was, and to take 45 seconds off what was already a quick time, was unbelievable,” said Grant. “To break it by so much on my first attempt was a great way to kick off the weekend, and I’m looking forward to seeing if I can go faster.”

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at AutoGuide.com saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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