"I didn't always like the Nissan Juke. When it launched in 2010, I just couldn't get over the way it looked - it came across as super weird, and kind of hideous at first blush. But I slowly warmed up to the funky little crossover/hatchback/thing, and after spending some time behind the wheel, I really learned to love Nissan's small wonder. It's a genuine hoot to drive, offering hot hatch-like thrills in a package that doesn't look like anything else on the road. The Nismo and RS models that followed only increased my ardor for the turbocharged Juke, and now, I find myself smiling whenever I see one of these little guys bombing down the road.
LOS ANGELES – "Personalization" continues to be a growing consumer trend – with custom product colors and features being offered on everything from mobile phones to kitchen appliances. Yet in the automotive world, the desire to "make it yours" can be traced back to the early days of hot rods and custom cars – where shaved door handles, bullet spotlights, metalflake paint jobs and elaborate pinstriping set hardcore enthusiasts and their rides apart from the crowd.
2015 Nissan JUKE Archives - Mossy Nissan