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Nissan’s hybrid Juke is ‘milestone to electrification’, says RAY MASSEY

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Meet the brand new Juke of Sunderland — its hybrid powertrain should help take among the sting out of those soaring fuel bills. 

This sportily styled runaround is inbuilt the North-East of England together with its sibling the Qashqai. 

It has distinctively sharp looks, is a snug drive, and its increased efficiency over standard petrol engines means it needs to be delivering as much as 56.5mpg with CO2 emissions of 114g/km. Nissan says the brand new hybrid represents ‘one other milestone’ on its road to electrification. 

Step change: Nissan’s hybrid Juke is a ‘milestone to electrification’

Prices for the range start from £27,250 with the N-Connecta trim level, which is £1,730 greater than the equivalent non-hybrid automatic option, but starts only from the upper trim level. That rises through to Tekna, from £28,750 and Tekna+ from £30,150.

I used to be driving the early arrival Premiere Edition riding on 19 in wheels and priced from £28,250, though the two-tone Storm White paint with a pearl black roof added one other £570 taking the complete price as much as £28,820. But you will have to get in quick as there’s just 750 of those early bird models which arrive in showrooms from July. 

To place the costs in context, the most affordable non-hybrid Juke overall is the petrol Visia, from £20,420. 

Ray was driving the early arrival Premiere Edition riding on 19 in wheels and priced from £28,250

Ray was driving the early arrival Premiere Edition riding on 19 in wheels and priced from £28,250

This sportily styled runaround is built in the North-East of England along with its sibling the Qashqai

This sportily styled runaround is inbuilt the North-East of England together with its sibling the Qashqai

You'll have to get in quick as there's just 750 of these early bird models which arrive in showrooms from July

You’ll need to get in quick as there’s just 750 of those early bird models which arrive in showrooms from July

It has sharp looks, is a snug drive, and its increased efficiency over standard petrol engines means it needs to be delivering as much as 56.5mpg with CO2 emissions of 114g/km

The sportily styled runaround is built in the North-East of England along with its sibling the Qashqai

The sportily styled runaround is inbuilt the North-East of England together with its sibling the Qashqai

The engine, battery and electric motor work seamlessly together to deliver the most efficient combination of energy use. You can watch it on your dashboard screen

The engine, battery and electric motor work seamlessly together to deliver probably the most efficient combination of energy use. You possibly can watch it in your dashboard screen

There are new colours: Magnetic Blue and Ceramic Grey and new 17 and 19in alloys

There are recent colors: Magnetic Blue and Ceramic Grey and recent 17 and 19in alloys

The automotive combines a 1.6-litre 94hp petrol engine with a 49hp (36kW) electric motor to offer a combined output of 143hp — enough to drive from rest to 62mph in 10.1 seconds and as much as a top speed of 103mph. 

The Juke at all times pulls away in pure EV electric mode and — when you drive easily and aren’t too heavy on the gas — can proceed this as much as 34mph. 

But the true profit and genius is how the engine, battery and electric motor work seamlessly together to deliver probably the most efficient combination of energy use. You possibly can watch it in your dashboard screen because the flows go forwards and backwards, but perhaps not while driving because it could prove a hypnotic distraction. 

There are recent colors: Magnetic Blue and Ceramic Grey and recent 17 and 19in alloys.

The Juke also comes with an ‘e-pedal’ which is simpler than it sounds. Whenever you press the button on the centre console it means that you can control the movement of the automotive using just the accelerator pedal, because it applies moderate braking all the way down to a 3mph crawl (but not a dead stop) once you ease your foot off. 

One other button, between the centre air vents, prompts an electrical only EV mode with a limited range of a number of miles.

  • Meanwhile the Juke Hybrid Rally Tribute, celebrating the firm’s participation within the East African Rally greater than 50 years ago in 1971 , might be in motion at next week’s Goodwood Festival of Speed (www.goodwood.com), providing demonstration laps of the Goodwood rally circuit.

Will it slot in my garage? Recent Nissan Juke Hybrid 

Built: Sunderland, England

Style: SUV

Seats: 5

On sale to order: Now

First deliveries: July

Automotive driven: Premiere Edition (limited run of 750)

Price: from £28,250

Price with extras: £28,820 (two-tone paint £570)

Hybrid range price: from £27,250 (N-Connecta trim -£1,730 greater than the equivalent non-hybrid automatic option).

(Tekna from £28,750, Tekna+ from £30,150).

Most cost-effective non-hybrid Juke: petrol Visia from £20,420.

Height: 1593mm

Length: 4210mm

Width (inc mirrors): 1983mm

Width (without mirrors): 1800mm

Wheelbase: 2636mm

Weight: 1810kg

Petrol engine: 1.6 litre (94 horse-power)

Electric motor: 36kW ( 49 horsepower)Total power: 143 horse-power

0 to 62mph: 10.1 seconds

Top speed: 103mph

Fuel efficiency: as much as 56.5mpg

CO2 emissions: 114g/km

Top speed in EV mode: 34mph.

Turning circle: 10.57m

Luggage capability (seats up): 354 litres

Luggage capability (seats down): 1114 litres

Features

‘e-pedal’: allows driver to manage movement of the automotive using just the accelerator pedal – with moderate braking all the way down to a 3mph crawl when easing foot off.

EV mode: Button prompts an electrical only EV mode for a number of miles

Two recent colors: Magnetic Blue and Ceramic Grey

Recent alloys: 17 inch and 19 inch

BMW’s fabled M motorsport division being celebrated

Fifty years of BMW’s fabled M motorsport division are being celebrated next week on the Goodwood Festival of Speed — the world’s only motor show held as a rustic house garden party. 

The Bavarian marque is being honoured with pride of place on the lawn outside Goodwood House with a striking ‘central feature’ sculpture showcasing iconic models from BMW M. 

Fast forward: M is the high-testosterone arm of the prestige car-maker that both creates specific race and road cars while also sportily tweaking mainstream BMWs

Fast forward: M is the high-testosterone arm of the prestige car-maker that each creates specific race and road cars while also sportily tweaking mainstream BMWs

M is the high-testosterone arm of the prestige car-maker that each creates specific race and road cars while also sportily tweaking mainstream BMWs. 

Visitors have a probability to witness the world premiere of the first-ever BMW M3 Touring and the UK premiere of the brand new M4 CSL with just 100 allocated to Britain from £128,820 (goodwood.com). 

Fifty years of BMW's fabled M motorsport division are being celebrated at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

Fifty years of BMW’s fabled M motorsport division are being celebrated on the Goodwood Festival of Speed 

Other recent BMWs on display — with some available to drive — will include the brand new iX1, i7, i4 and iX M60.

BMW M’s chief executive Frank van Meel said: ‘There will be no higher place to have fun our fiftieth anniversary than amongst our fans at this yr’s Goodwood Festival of Speed.’

Launched in May 1972, in 2021 BMW M delivered 163,542 vehicles to customers worldwide.

‘Taxi of mum and pop’ costing more 

As fuel prices soar, you understand it could possibly only worsen. 

But parents, because the round the clock ‘taxi of mum and pop’, are already spending greater than £2,400 a yr chauffeuring their offspring to social events, hobbies, parties and other activities, in addition to school, based on research by automotive finance experts Zuto (zuto.com). 

Back seat drivers: Parents are already spending more than £2,400 a year chauffeuring their offspring

Back seat drivers: Parents are already spending greater than £2,400 a yr chauffeuring their offspring

Comprising a complete average of £2,443.81, the report says the varsity run is the most expensive, at £642.25 every yr, followed by trips to see friends or dropping off children at parties (£607.72), hobbies and activities (£601.04), and after-school clubs and other extra-curricular activities (£592.80). 

Greater than half of oldsters (55 per cent) said they spend between one and three hours each week driving their children to social activities. 

Moreover, for hobbies and activities outside of faculty, multiple in 10 of oldsters (12 per cent) drive over three hours every week.

Nearly one in five parents (18 per cent) are driving their children 150 miles or more monthly

Lucy Sherliker, head of customer services at Zuto said: ‘Despite the abundance of public transport options in our modern-day society, parents still decide to spend a considerable period of time of their busy schedules taking their children to varied activities.’

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