Honda Booth at 2017 SEMA Show

Honda Booth at 2017 SEMA Show: Crushing it with Race Cars (and one bad ass truck!)

By Brian Gillespie and Aaron Gaghagen



We took a trip to the 2017 SEMA Show and we were pleasantly surprised to find what could be the best display Honda and Acura have ever done. EVER. Gone were the carpet and the typical setup with the “car of the year” being modified by three or four builders/marketing companies. Even though the quality of those previous builds were high quality, they started to feel like the same thing year after year. There was a definite motorsports theme going on here and we couldn’t be happier. We made this video highlighting most of the vehicles that were on display in the Honda booth. Checkout the crazy rear wheel drive race prepped NSX GT3 with its all carbon fiber body. It was insane. Of course, they brought out the big dog and had the new Acura ARX-05 Le Mans Prototype there too. There was also the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb NSX and TLX A-Spec, Tomo Racing’s Civic Si and… Much more! So for a little Honda Racing (worksafe) porn, click on the video below.



We will be getting back with more information on these vehicles so stay tuned.



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Brian Gillespie
Technical Editor at VTEC Academy
Brian Gillespie fell in love with the Honda brand in 1974 when he owned and raced a CR 125 Honda Elsinore. Many Hondas later he started Hasport Performance with his brother Keith. The last 17 years have been spent developing all sorts of engine mount kits, paving the way for nearly every Honda engine swap that's since taken place.