It wasn’t the desired outcome for the 2017 C7 Corvette Grand Sport, but an honorable mention of third place is certainly something. Road & Track recently wrapped up its “Performance Car of the Year” competition, and the C7 Grand Sport performed its way to a third place finish.
The 2017 Corvette Grand Sport was out-performed by the Lotus Evora 400, which placed second, and the Acura NSX, which took home the win. However, placing third was no small feat.
The C7 Corvette Grand Sport was able to surpass the Audi R8 V10 Plus, BMW M4 GTS, Jaguar F-Type SVR, Mercedes-AMG C63 S, Nissan GT-R Nismo and Porsche 911 Turbo S. However, R&T crowned the NSX champ due to its unique driving experience, and incredible engineering to enhance the drive.
The Acura NSX succeeds last year’s Performance Car of the Year, the Mustang Shelby GT350R.