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    2017 Motor Trend Best Driver's Car

    Car list:

    Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio
    Aston Martin DB11
    Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE
    Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport
    Ferrari 488 GTB
    Lexus LC 500
    Mazda MX-5 Miata RF Club
    McLaren 570GT
    Mercedes-AMG GT R
    Nissan GT-R NISMO
    Porsche 718 Cayman S
    Porsche 911 Turbo S

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    12th https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Wvrz0p-26w

     

     

    11th https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ldMRvg3wQ8

     

    10th https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nbLUFXxJHZc

     

    9th https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n4lZMr57MhQ

     

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    12th -- Aston Martin DB11 ------------ 1:40.05
    11th -- Nissan GT-R Nismo ------------ 1:35.01
    10th -- Mazda MX-5 Miata RF Club -- 1:51.43
    9th --- McLaren 570GT ------------------ 1:34.87


    Re: 2017 Motor Trend Best Driver's Car

    Impressive time for the GT given that it was on standard Pzeros. Corsas would cut it down further, though I don't think they make Trofeos that fit it.


    Re: 2017 Motor Trend Best Driver's Car

    noone1:

    Impressive time for the GT given that it was on standard Pzeros. Corsas would cut it down further, though I don't think they make Trofeos that fit it.

    Still, it came out 9th out of 12 and got beaten by a Comaro and a Lexus in a best driver's car.Smiley


    Re: 2017 Motor Trend Best Driver's Car

    AP911:
    noone1:

    Impressive time for the GT given that it was on standard Pzeros. Corsas would cut it down further, though I don't think they make Trofeos that fit it.

    Still, it came out 9th out of 12 and got beaten by a Comaro and a Lexus in a best driver's car.Smiley

    Don't forget a giant Alfa sedan too...

    There is no way to measure best driver's car. It's just some weird opinion based on nothing objective. The 570S won it last year and I assure you that the 570 GT is barely any different in the real world. So a slightly softer version of last year's winner is now worse than some giant Lexus coupe and a giant Alfa sedan? Yeah, ok.

    Softer suspension wreaked havoc on the car? Gimme a break. You don't set that kind of a lap time on Pzeros in a car that has big problems.

    We all know that there is no way in hell that an Alfa sedan is more of a driver's car than a 570 GT.


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    I would pick it over the 570s as I would think it offers a better everyday usability package. But it really lacks a proper exhaust sound. 


    Re: 2017 Motor Trend Best Driver's Car

    again not worth just even taking a Peak look.....


    Re: 2017 Motor Trend Best Driver's Car

    So what won GT R? 

    I would imagine:

    1. GT R

    2. 488

    4. Porsche TTS/Camaro? It is an American magazine after all.....


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    Re: 2017 Motor Trend Best Driver's Car

    This year's result will put in a negative perspective all previous contests...


    Re: 2017 Motor Trend Best Driver's Car

    well done LC500 for finishing the top 8 !! 


    Re: 2017 Motor Trend Best Driver's Car

    8th https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2R6xljVTXwc

     

    7th https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hwk4ryR1tHs

     

    6th https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FeJQbxjEMRE

     

    5th Video not available yet

     

    8th -- Lexus LC500 --------------------------- 1:43.40
    7th -- Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport -- 1:35.62
    6th -- Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio ---- 1:39.68
    5th -- Mercedes-AMG GT R ------------------ 1:33.01


    Re: 2017 Motor Trend Best Driver's Car

    Yup, a giant Alfa sedan is better that legitimate sports cars and exotics cars as far as "drivers" are concerned lol


    Re: 2017 Motor Trend Best Driver's Car

    I would take that Aston over anything so far...


    Re: 2017 Motor Trend Best Driver's Car

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x_XdfqS42Zg

     


    Re: 2017 Motor Trend Best Driver's Car

    Wow the GT R came 5th!


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    Tesla Model S P100D & Model X P90D & 2016 BMW i8 & 2014 991 TTS Cab - Sept 991.2 GT3 ordered. 2017 Porsche Mission E on order


    Re: 2017 Motor Trend Best Driver's Car

    2017 Best Driver's Car: Ferrari 488 GTB

    Complete List:
    12th: Aston Martin DB11
    11th: Nissan GT-R Nismo
    10th: Mazda MX-5 RF
    9th: McLaren 570GT
    8th: Lexus LC 500
    7th: Corvette C7 Grand Sport
    6th: Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio
    5th: Mercedes-AMG GT R
    4th: Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE
    3rd: Porsche 911 Turbo S
    2nd: Porsche 718 Cayman S
    1st: Ferrari 488 GTB

    Laptimes:
    1.51,43 - Mazda MX-5 RF
    1.43,40 - Lexus LC 500
    1.40,05 - Aston Martin DB11
    1.40,05 - Porsche 718 Cayman S
    1.39,65 - Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio
    1.36,02 - Corvette C7 Grand Sport
    1.35,01 - Nissan GT-R Nismo
    1.34,87 - McLaren 570GT
    1.34,30 - Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE
    1.33,21 - Porsche 911 Turbo S (on P Zero Corsa)
    1.33,01 - Mercedes-AMG GT R
    1.31,68 - Ferrari 488 GTB (on Cup 2)

     


    Re: 2017 Motor Trend Best Driver's Car

    Was the 488 a customer car? That’s an amazing time from the 488. 


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    Re: 2017 Motor Trend Best Driver's Car

    I would assume it's a customer car. Whether those tires are from a few years ago off a Speciale or whether they are new super sticky ones is another question. Note that Cup2 is not an option on the 488 from the factory.


    Re: 2017 Motor Trend Best Driver's Car

    Almost 2 seconds off a GT R? Hmm


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    Quartermile Times (ranking in World's greatest drag race soon):
    14,9 s @ 148,7 kph - Mazda MX-5 RF
    13,0 s @ 176,7 kph - Lexus LC 500
    12,2 s @ 186,9 kph - Corvette C7 Grand Sport
    12,1 s @ 192,8 kph - Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio
    12,0 s @ 184,9 kph - Porsche 718 Cayman S
    11,9 s @ 200,7 kph - Aston Martin DB11
    11,7 s @ 198,0 kph - Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE
    11,4 s @ 205,4 kph - Mercedes-AMG GT R
    11,0 s @ 204,1 kph - Nissan GT-R Nismo
    10,7 s @ 212,3 kph - McLaren 570GT
    10,6 s @ 208,6 kph - Porsche 911 Turbo S
    10,6 s @ 217,6 kph - Ferrari 488 GTB



    Re: 2017 Motor Trend Best Driver's Car

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cvk18vx-nrY

     


    Re: 2017 Motor Trend Best Driver's Car

    Go tesla p100d. Beat Ferrari and Porsche. Guess at least my Porsche came in 3rd indecision after my other car came 1st smiley


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    Tesla Model S P100D & Model X P90D & 2016 BMW i8 & 2014 991 TTS Cab - Sept 991.2 GT3 ordered. 2017 Porsche Mission E on order

     


    Re: 2017 Motor Trend Best Driver's Car

    With a 3 mile runway, they should have done some longer runs too...


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    Re: 2017 Motor Trend Best Driver's Car

    Grant:

    With a 3 mile runway, they should have done some longer runs too...

     

    Yeah but that would make the Tesla looks bad.......................

     


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    Re: 2017 Motor Trend Best Driver's Car

    Whoopsy:
    Grant:

    With a 3 mile runway, they should have done some longer runs too...

     

    Yeah but that would make the Tesla looks bad.......................

     

    That or a corner.

     


    Re: 2017 Motor Trend Best Driver's Car

    JoeRockhead:
    Whoopsy:
    Grant:

    With a 3 mile runway, they should have done some longer runs too...

    Yeah but that would make the Tesla looks bad.......................

    That or a corner.


    Here we go again! Smiley

    I think we should ban all this Tesla crap here at Rennteam. Smiley


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    Re: 2017 Motor Trend Best Driver's Car

    Well as you can guess I love my p100d. It is also the reason I am getting a GT3. My turbo can’t keep up in the speed limits I drive in. I can’t drive my turbo on track because it’s a cab. And obviously the GT3 is much more emotional. My p100d gets me to my train station real quick - you have to admit it is an impressive straight line sedan.  


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    Re: 2017 Motor Trend Best Driver's Car

    There is a reason they left the R8 out this year... smiley angry 

    Yes, let's ban Tesla "crap"... indecision


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    Re: 2017 Motor Trend Best Driver's Car

    JoeRockhead:
    Whoopsy:
    Grant:

    With a 3 mile runway, they should have done some longer runs too...

     

    Yeah but that would make the Tesla looks bad.......................

     

    That or a corner.

    Smiley


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    Re: 2017 Motor Trend Best Driver's Car

    Carlos from Spain:
    JoeRockhead:
    Whoopsy:
    Grant:

    With a 3 mile runway, they should have done some longer runs too...

     

    Yeah but that would make the Tesla looks bad.......................

     

    That or a corner.

    Smiley

    You guys are really funny with your Tesla hate. It must really hurt your feelings a lot! If it didn't why bother repeating this over and over and over and over again? Smiley
    Can't wait for the next similar post. Maybe over in the R8 thread? Smiley


     
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