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Nissan Juke Sets Blind J-Turn Record

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In one of his latest shenanigans British stuntman Paul Swift has hooked up with Nissan to attempt a world-first record the main purpose of which is to promote the car maker’s Intelligent Around View Monitor (AVM) technology featured in the Nissan Juke.

The way they went about doing this was by blacking out the windows of the Nissan Juke and having Swift use the AVM’s four exterior cameras to perform a narrow J-turn. So when they say it was a “blind”J-turn, we have to take it with a pinch of salt. Still, that doesn’t make the spectacle any less impressive, especially as Swift managed to equal the “sighted” record for the narrowest J-turn, swinging the car around in a space just 18cm longer than its bumper-to-bumper distance.

“I don’t recommend drivers try to park using AVM and a J-turn like I did, but I can really see how using the AVM technology in everyday driving situations would be a real benefit to Nissan customers. Looking at the 360-degree view on the dashboard screen – rather than over my shoulder through the rear window – was strange at first, but I quickly adjusted,” said Swift. “The AVM cameras gave me a clear view of the track so I was confident of staying within the lines.”

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