What Car “Car of the Year Awards 2011” Announced
We have always liked What Car Magazine for their open and unbiased reporting of what’s going on in the car industry and their informative reviews and articles and when it comes to issuing the ‘Oscars’ for the best cars out there, What Car have in the past, pretty much got it right.
The latest What Car awards have recently been announced and for your delectation here are the results.
Overall Winner and What Car’s Car of the Year – Audi A1 1.4 FTSI Sport
Best Supermini – Audi A1 1.4 TFSI Sport
Best Small Family Car – Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSi 122 Match 5dr
Best Family Car – Ford Mondeo 2.0TDCi 140 Zetec
Best Estate Car – Ford Mondeo 2.0TDCi 140 Zetec
Best MPV – SEAT Alhambra 2.0TDi 140 Ecomotive
Best Ultra Low Carbon Car – Nissan Leaf
Best Hot Hatch – Renault Megane Renaultsport 250 Cup
Best Coupe – Audi TT 2.0TFSI 211 Sport
Best Open Top – BMW Z4 sDrive 23i
Best Performance Car – Ferrari 458 Italia
Best Crossover – Peugeot 3008 1.6 THP 156 Sport (Last years What Car, Car of the Year)
Best 4X4 – Land Rover Discovery 3.0 SDV6 XS
Best Compact Executive – BMW 3 Series 320d ES
Best Executive Car – Jaguar XF 3.0D V6 Luxury
Best Luxury Car – Mercedes Benz S-Class S350 CDI Bluetec
Another good selection from ‘What Car’ across 12 different manufacturers, with Ford & BMW picking up 2 wins each, whilst Audi takes 2 categories also, but picks up that third prestigious award as overall car of the year.