Nissan: Nissan JUKE uses onboard cameras to set world-first ‘blind’ J-turn record

Posted on 12. Dec, 2016 by in Nissan Canada

  • Compact crossover’s windows blacked out as pro-driver uses Intelligent Around View Monitor (AVM) record in try maneuver
  • World-first try equals ‘narrowest J-turn’ record by spinning JUKE in a space usually 18cm longer than a car
  • Intelligent AVM provides motorist with 360-degree birds’ eye perspective of a JUKE’s surroundings

SUNDERLAND, UK –The record-breaking Nissan JUKE has finished it again. This time a renouned compress crossover has determined a world’s initial ‘blind’ J-turn record with a motorist regulating usually a car’s Intelligent Around View Monitor (AVM) on-board camera record for guidance.

Stuntman Paul Swift spun a automobile 180 degrees with all a windows blacked out, regulating usually a JUKE’s 4 extraneous cameras to position himself.

Amazingly, he equaled a existent “sighted” record – branch a crossover from pushing retrograde to pushing forwards in a space usually 18cm longer than a bumper-to-bumper distance.


Nissan’s Intelligent AVM complement provides a motorist with a 360-degree birds’ eye perspective of a automobile and a surroundings. The 4 camera images are digitally stitched together and displayed on a NissanConnect dashboard screen, creation parking easier and safer.

“I don’t suggest drivers try to park regulating AVM and a J-turn like we did, though we can unequivocally see how regulating a AVM record in bland pushing situations would be a genuine advantage to Nissan customers,” pronounced Swift.

Nissan Intelligent AVM also includes Moving Object Detection, that alerts a motorist if something – for example, an animal or walking – is tighten to a vehicle. This gives a motorist extended recognition of their vicinity and softened assent of mind.

Intelligent AVM is partial of a Nissan Intelligent Mobility prophesy for a safer and some-more tolerable pushing future. It’s also one of a pivotal building blocks of Nissan’s pierce towards ProPilot, a brand’s unconstrained pushing technology. The initial Nissan automobile in Europe to underline ProPilot will be suggested in a subsequent financial year (2017).

“Looking during a 360-degree perspective on a dashboard shade – rather than over my shoulder by a back window – was bizarre during first, though we fast adjusted,” pronounced Swift. “The AVM cameras gave me a transparent perspective of a lane so we was assured of staying within a lines.”

The rarely gifted try motorist took on a plea during a home of a JUKE – Nissan Manufacturing UK in Sunderland – where some-more than 100,000 JUKEs are constructed each year.

The Nissan JUKE is no foreigner to stunts and record attempts. The compress crossover already binds a record for completing a fastest mile on dual wheels.



“This try is a ideal proof of a Nissan code guarantee – Innovation that Excites,” pronounced Stewart Callegari, ubiquitous manager for Advanced Planning, Nissan Europe. “That guarantee is all about building record to make drivers’ lives easier and safer, and Around View Monitor does usually that.”

The Nissan JUKE N-Vision special book is on sale now during Nissan retailers and facilities Intelligent AVM as standard. Additional in-control technologies, including Lane Departure Warning and Blind Spot Warning, are also fitted.

The Nissan JUKE is Europe’s favorite compress crossover, carrying sole some-more than any other indication – roughly 760,000 units given a launch in 2010.

Notes for Editors

Intelligent AVM is customary on a Nissan JUKE in Tekna grade, and accessible as an choice on Acenta, N-Connecta and Nismo.

About Nissan in Europe
Nissan has one of a many extensive European presences of any abroad manufacturer, contracting some-more than 17,000 staff opposite locally formed design, investigate development, manufacturing, logistics and sales selling operations. Last year Nissan plants in a UK, Spain and Russia constructed some-more than 635,000 vehicles including award-winning crossovers, blurb vehicles and a Nissan LEAF, a world’s many renouned electric vehicle. Pursuing a idea of 0 emissions and 0 fatalities on a road, Nissan recently announced a Intelligent Mobility vision. Designed to beam Nissan’s product and record pipeline, this 360-degree proceed to a destiny of mobility will anchor vicious association decisions around how cars are powered, how cars are driven, and how cars confederate into society. Nissan is positioned to turn a many fascinating Asian code in Europe.

About Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
Nissan is a tellurian full-line automobile manufacturer that sells some-more than 60 models underneath a Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun brands. In mercantile year 2015, a association sole some-more than 5.4 million vehicles globally, generating income of 12.2 trillion yen. Nissan engineers, manufactures and markets a world’s best-selling all-electric automobile in history, a Nissan LEAF. Nissan’s tellurian domicile in Yokohama, Japan manages operations in 6 regions: ASEAN Oceania; Africa, Middle East India; China; Europe; Latin America and North America. Nissan has been partnered with French manufacturer Renault given 1999 and Mitsubishi Motors given 2016 underneath a Renault-Nissan Alliance.

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