It seems that Nissan Europe has all the fun, and just maybe, all the crazy. When they built the Juke-R, that was a head-turner but it was still Earthly, at least a little bit. The Juke Box is just plain nuts. Working with dance music icons Ministry of Sound and Martin Audio, the trio created a Juke with a specially fabricated sound system to provide the same aural intensity found within The Box at 2 a.m. – The Box being the Ministry of Sound's especially fabricated room-within-a-room at its Covent Garden club said to have the world's best acoustics (and a specially sprung floor to reduce dancer fatigue).

After doing a tour of Europe with its 19-kilowatt system and 150 dB of brain crushing strength, the Juke Box is going on sale. Three thousand of them will be available to customers starting in September, in either Metallic Black and Solid White or exteriors with exclusive trim like white wheels, door handles and center console. An Apple iPod Touch preloaded with Nissan and Ministry of Sound video and music content will also be a part of the program. Nissan hasn't said how much the Juke Box package will add, but it can be added to any engine and drivetrain combo.

The model will be officially introduced at the 2012 Moscow International Auto Salon later this month. In the meantime, there's a press release below with more details and a couple of videos explaining how it was all done.







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EXCLUSIVE LIMITED EDITION NISSAN JUKE FINDS ITS PERFECT PARTNER WITH MINISTRY OF SOUND

- Limited edition Juke with Ministry of Sound extends partnership between two exciting brands
- Unique premium exterior and interior design
- Production run limited to only 3,000 cars
- Offered in two exterior colours: Metallic Black and Solid White
- Available with all current engine and drivetrain options
- Additional Music Pack adds Apple iPod touch* complete with Scratch Shield case, Ministry of Sound headphones and a VIP voucher for the Ministry of Sound music store
- Collaboration between Nissan and Ministry of Sound has also created thrilling Juke Box sound system, the main attraction at this summer's Ministry of Sound Juke Box sessions


Aug 20, 2012 -- Two of today's best known urban brands have combined to create a unique limited edition model. Nissan is extending its relationship with London-based clubbing and electronic dance music authority Ministry of Sound in the form of an exciting new limited edition Juke. The bold Ministry of Sound badged newcomer will be available across Europe from September, with just 3,000 set for production.

The Juke with Ministry of Sound can be specified with any engine and transmission in the current Juke range, and is offered with a number of special design and technology features that make it a unique and innovative addition to the line-up.

Mirroring the Ministry of Sound's famous black and white logo, the limited edition Juke will be available to order in Metallic Black or Solid White. All models come equipped with standard 17-inch white alloy wheels, white door handles and white mirror caps. To further enhance the bold look, the B-pillar is finished in high-gloss black, while a unique Ministry of Sound badge completes the external design package.

Inside, the Juke with Ministry of Sound features a striking white centre console, white door trims and white stitching on the leather seats, steering wheel and gearknob. The cabin also features an iPod cradle that gives occupants the perfect set-up for choosing their music on the move.

All Juke with Ministry of Sound buyers will also receive an exclusive Music Pack designed to enhance their enjoyment of the car. The pack includes a white 8gb Apple iPod touch*, pre-loaded with Nissan and Ministry of Sound video and photo content, and engraved on the rear with Nissan Juke and Ministry of Sound logos. An innovative self-healing iPod case that features Nissan's Scratch Shield paint technology is also included.

The Music Pack also contains a pair of Ministry of Sound headphones. Branded with exclusive Juke logos, they feature 50mm drivers and aluminium cups for high quality playback.

Completing the pack is an activation code that allows customers exclusive VIP access to the Ministry of Sound music store.

Visitors to the 2012 Moscow International Autosalon (29 August - 9 September) will be the first to see the exclusive Juke with Ministry of Sound limited edition when it makes its official debut, marking the latest chapter in what has become a highly successful collaboration between the two brands. In June, Nissan wowed fans at the Le Mans 24 hour race with the Juke Box - a specially converted pair of Jukes fitted with what was dubbed the 'world's ultimate mobile sound system'.

Built with input from Martin Audio, the firm responsible for the famous 'Box' room at the Ministry of Sound's London home, the Juke Box boasts a system louder than a jumbo jet at take-off, and transforms into a fully-functioning PA system, complete with DJ booth and lighting.

The Juke Box has been the main attraction at a series of high-profile Nissan Juke Box Sessions since its first appearance in June. More events are planned, with fans being able to discover locations and timings via www.facebook.com/ministryofsound.

For further information on everything to do with Juke, visit www.facebook.com/nissanjukeofficial. To view behind the scenes films to see the Juke Box in action, visit www.youtube.com/nissanineurope.

* iPod touch is a trademark of Apple, Inc., registered in US and other countries. Apple is not a participant in or sponsor of this promotion

ABOUT MINISTRY OF SOUND
Ministry of Sound Group is a global youth entertainment business comprising recorded music including hit artists and compilations, nightclubs and bars, live events, consumer electronics and fashion. The iconic brands including Ministry of Sound and HedKandi drive a business with sales approaching £100 million.

ABOUT NISSAN
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Japan's second-largest automotive company, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, and is part of the Renault-Nissan Alliance. Operating with more than 248,000 employees globally, Nissan provided customers with more than 4.8 million vehicles in 2011, generating revenue of 9.4 trillion yen ($US118.95 billion). With a strong commitment to developing exciting and innovative products for all, Nissan delivers a comprehensive range of 64 models under the Nissan and Infiniti brands. A pioneer in zero-emission mobility, Nissan made history with the introduction of the Nissan LEAF, the first affordable, mass-market, pure-electric vehicle and winner of numerous international accolades, including the prestigious 2011-2012 Car of the Year Japan and 2011 World Car of the Year awards.

For more information on our products, services and commitment to sustainable mobility, visit our website at http://www.nissan-global.com/EN/.


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      Alex
      • 2 Years Ago
      Those wheels look *extremely* similar to the 2010-2012 Mazda3 17" rims... yikes.
      Radioactive Flea
      • 2 Years Ago
      Another special edition of a car no one wants.
      BEEEAMMERRR_GUY
      • 2 Years Ago
      This car is so awful lol, never been a huge fan of Nissan's designs with the exception of a select few but man it's like they're trying to be as polarizing as possible. This, the Cube, Murano/Convertible, Rogue, etc. are all nothing but pitiful.
        Gordon Chen
        • 2 Years Ago
        @BEEEAMMERRR_GUY
        A lot of people find this car attractive, including me.
          • 2 Years Ago
          @Gordon Chen
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        DriftFreak
        • 2 Years Ago
        @BEEEAMMERRR_GUY
        It actually looks different and unique. You probably don't like Nissan since you're a "beamer" guy, who likes cars that look alike.
          • 2 Years Ago
          @DriftFreak
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      A P
      • 2 Years Ago
      Screw your hearing and irritate people with your crappy music miles away.........perfect for the tasteless Euro-trash.
      lasttospeak
      • 2 Years Ago
      They have an iPhone 5 in the pictures, I wonder if that is a production device.
        Jon Acton
        • 2 Years Ago
        @lasttospeak
        Um, that's an IPOD in the pic. From the looks of it this is only a tack on package; no upgraded sound at all! Lame.
          lasttospeak
          • 2 Years Ago
          @Jon Acton
          Sorry, I misspoke, but that is a 5th Gen Touch (based off the centered front-facing camera and screen ratio), so all the same, it is unreleased.
      substrate
      • 2 Years Ago
      Have they upgraded the speakers up front or is this just a wall of sound from the back? Are the speakers usable with the rear hatch closed?
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