The car that tamed Godzilla

TALK about having big shoes to fill. The original Honda NSX won Wheels Car of the Year in 1991, knocking off a premium field that included the legendary R32 Nissan GT-R. “That the NSX is the best built, most inviting, least intimidating supercar the world has ever seen is beyond rational dispute,” the COTY jury concluded.

“Dynamically, the car is close to flawless in all but the most extreme on-track situations.”

Big wraps for the NSX, and an accolade by association for the car that shared Wheels’ 1991 COTY gong: the Nissan N14 Pulsar. ed. n ons.” y s’