The 991 Model Porsche 911 has been selected as the 2012 World Performance Car has been selected in New York by an international panel of judges from 25 countries. There were a total of 19 entrants from around the world and finalists included the Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 and McLaren MP4-12C. Judges were impressed by the design choices as well as the driving dynamics of the Porsche 911. The prizes were awarded at the New York International Motor Show during the media days.