For years, the Nissan GT-R has been called "Godzilla," thanks to its ability to rocket off of the line and handle corners like a boss. Since the GT-R was released, we've been waiting for another Japanese sports car to come in and take down Godzilla. Who will be our King Ghidorah/Mothra/Mechagodzilla? Is it the new 2017 Acura NSX? Motor Trend aimed to find out.

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In the latest episode of Head 2 Head, Jason Cammisa and Jonny Lieberman took the two cars out to decide if the new 2017 NSX could take down the legendary GT-R. The new 2017 GT-R is powered by a twin-turbo 2.8-liter V6 that's mated to a six-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. As for the NSX, it has a twin-turbo 3.5-liter V6 that works with two electric motors in the front and one in between the engine and nine-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. So, the major difference between the two are the electric motors in the NSX. But is this jolt of electricity enough? Find out by clicking play below.

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