Nissan Juke Teaser

Nissan's funky Juke mini-CUV is set to get a refresh at next week's Geneva Motor Show. If you're thinking that the Japanese automaker will take the opportunity to scale-back some of the crossover's polarizing exterior, think again: Nissan claims the new vehicle will feature an "even more striking design." And with stronger-than-expected sales worldwide for the model, we don't see the company's designers capitulating with a meek-faced mid-life update.

For now, the only look we have of this "striking design" is the teaser image shown up top (go ahead and click on it for a closer look). Nissan is also promising improvements in efficiency and refinement, although what that means for the Juke's fun-to-drive character is unclear.

Because we live in an age dominated by social media, the new Juke will perform a slow striptease on a variety of social networks, according to Nissan. It won't be a full reveal, but there should be some clues as to what the CUV's overall look will evolve into, before it's shown in all its glory in Geneva.

Take a look below for the brief press release from Nissan.
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FIRST GLIMPSE OF THE NEW NISSAN JUKE
New Nissan Juke to be revealed at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show
Improved efficiency, advanced technology and greater practicality
Design enhancements make New Juke the most distinctive crossover yet

GENEVA, Switzerland (25 February, 2014) - Nissan's domination of the crossover market will move up a gear at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show when the New Juke will be revealed for the first time.

Today Nissan reveals the first teaser image of the latest version of its premium B-segment crossover, a car which has triggered one of the most talked-about trends for a generation.

Promising even more striking design, improved efficiency and enhanced refinement, New Juke will be one of the stars of the forthcoming Geneva Motor Show when it is revealed for the first time on 4th March 2014.

Building up to the unveil moment, Nissan fans will be able to interact with Nissan on social media to 'earn' an ever clearer glimpse of the exciting new crossover. Starting today, an obscured image of the New Juke will be shown on a variety of social channels where over the coming days and weeks the image will become clearer to define some of the Nissan's new design cues.