Last week Acura unveiled a very cool thing: a restomodded SLX with a modern RDX engine and drivetrain. It was clever, challenging, and unexpected — all the hallmarks of a great build. Since SUVs and crossovers outsell sedans these days, maybe it’s time to start souping up these AWD family haulers like how the generation before made hot rods out of Sentras and Accords.
What’s your ultimate SUV restomod project?
The most entertaining comment by next Monday will receive a prize. Scroll down to see the winner of last week’s QotW, “What should we do about the manual transmission?”
It was evident from the answers this week that JNCers are passionate about manual transmissions. We got epic rants from the likes of BlitzPig and Matt C. bryan kitsune and Kevin had some practical advice — to simply drive old cars. speedie implored us to teach the youth, a noble cause. Wayne Thomas made us chuckle by categorizing them as an anti-theft device. vballin resigned himself to their extinction, while Dave held a more optimistic view.
Yuri and Monte advised everyone to buy more MT cars new, perhaps the best advice given. And to that end, the one who really put his money where his mouth is is Steven, who has purchased six MT cars new. For that, he deserves the win.