Thread of the Day: What Best Driver’s Car 2012 Result Surprised You the Most?

When you drive a Subaru BRZ against a Ford Shelby GT500, Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 and six other performance-focused cars, the results are bound to produce some surprises. As Jonny Lieberman says in the Best Driver’s Car 2012 article, “Ninth, fifth, and first place are really going to piss people off.”

2012 Best Drivers Car Group Rear 300x187 imageIf you’ve already read the Best Driver’s Car 2012 story or watched the 36-minute video, you know that a car with more than 600 hp isn’t necessarily guaranteed a space on the podium. Aside from the three cars mentioned above, this year’s battle also included a Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, Porsche 911 Carrera S, Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Black Series Coupe, Nissan GT-R Black Edition, McLaren MP4-12C, and Jaguar XKR-S.

The World’s Greatest Drag Race 2 from this year’s nine Best Driver’s Car vehicles arrives Friday, August 24. Until then, refresh your memory on the Best Driver’s Car 2012 competition here and tell us: What surprised you most about this year’s finishing order?

By Zach Gale