The new NSX can be traced back to 2007. Honda/Acura debuted the “Advanced Sports Car Concept” at that year’s North American International Auto Show. It was a bit odd-looking, but it packed a V-10, a carbon-fiber underbody and wild tech-like carbon-ceramic discs with 8-piston calipers.
If you live the mod life, you know there are two schools of thought when it comes to engine size: bigger is better (‘Murica!), and big boost. But Reddit, ever-logical hub of wisdom and celebrity nudes, just birthed the craziest-ever combination of those two principles: someone’s building a 4-turbo, V-12 1GZ clone with 2 1JZ Supra engines.
It all went down a couple weeks after SS3, at Maryland International Raceway. Seems that the half-mile-spec GT-R wanted a piece of Jeff Bush’s 1G Talon drag car. Both are LLR machines, and both are 7-second capable—so it came down to how good Austin Oakes and Jeff Bush were behind the wheel.
The Aventador screams, leaves hard and pulls out a huge lead as the Evo sits spooling up. But that all changes once the Evo launches—its boost spikes, its turbo howls and the 8 puts JDM foot to Italian ass. When it’s all said and done, the 165-mph Lambo’s loss is measured in bus lengths, and the Evo’s trap speed hits 202 mph!
This beautiful madness started when Olivier Benloulou was introduced to Haig Kanadjian, co-owner of Elite Garage Operations of Montreal, which is known for high-end, custom modifications and race operations. OB was looking for a local tuner to manage their endeavors. Haig and his partner, Harry, have been servicing OB’s projects and operations ever since. Fast-forward and we arrive at these breathtaking Italian machines they currently unleash at multiple races around the country. That’s right, plural: a blue 2008 Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera and a red 2012 Super Trofeo Stradale.