Love autos? Check out top cars from all over the world! The coolest ones of 2016 are gathered here.
Every year there are plenty of different car contests. People always want to see world best car images and find out its characteristics.
History of cars
The history of cars began a lot of years ago. In 1768, after the creation of the first and unique steam-powered automobile, the new era began. People were trying to modernize a machine, because they loved to be carried by something accept horses. Since 1768 plenty of things have changed. And modern cars sometimes look like the visitors from the future but not like a simple transport.
World best car 2016
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Every year Geneva gathers all the car fans all over the world. Usually March becomes ‘a car month’. There is The World best car contest. People come to see what car wins and what else companies can show the world. The contestants show all their characteristics and skills in Geneva. ‘The weakest’ ones leave the contest. The best cars go to New York and continue to compete there.
Usually there are five nominations: ‘Sports Car of the Year’, ‘Luxury car’, ‘Eco Car’, ‘Car Design of the Year’ and, of course, ‘World Best Car of the Year’.
World best cars. Images and characteristics.
Who doesn’t want to see world best car images and characteristics? The fans couldn’t wait to see the winner. The journalists, who worked with autos and were the real professionals, became the judges. So are you ready to see the winners yet?
Luxury Car of the Year
BMW 7 series
A full-size stylish sedan BMW 7 series won a nomination ‘Luxury car’. Since its introduction, this sedan set a new benchmark among luxury cars. As for now no luxury car can be compare with it. The judges loved its interior and ‘driving’ characteristics. However, there was something that surprised judges even more. It was iDrive 5.0. This is a new infotainment system which ‘understands’ gestures. It is the first commercially installed complex. BMW 7 has plenty of advantages and these ones are only the pieces.
Sports Car of the Year
Audi R8 Coupe
This year the winner in the category ‘Sports Car of the Year’ was… Of course, the most powerful and fastest Audi brand car - Coupe R8. The brand has never produced something like that. However, we must say that the victory of Audi was not so sure. German sports car got 205 points during the voting. It allowed Coupe R8 to beat Mercedes-AMG C63, with its 195 points and hatchback Honda Civic Type R, which got only 151 points.
The Best Eco Car in 2016
This year Toyota's leadership among the ‘green’ models was certain. Check it out yourself: there were two of the Toyota cars among the top five finalists (new hybrid Prius and sedan Toyota Mirai). The last one was the car that jury members vote for. It was the best gift for the new model. This year Toyota is planning to sell about 3000 copies of this car-winner. According to the Japanese plan, 2016 will be only the beginning of the expansion of hydrogen in Toyota models on the global market. Already in 2020 the company is planning to sell about 30,000 sedans Mirai.
Car Design of the Year
Kodo is not only the name of the famous Japanese drummers’ ensemble, but also a new philosophy of Mazda brand design. It is foolish to deny that the transition to a new style of Japanese brand cars transformed the autos for the better. People always liked Mazda cars because of the excellent combination of price and driving skills. But a new model with its stylish design can easily become a leader on the market. So who is world best car designer? Of course, Mazda.
World Best Car of the Year
Well, you’ve been waiting for this. And here is the real surprise! For the first time in the history of the competition the World Car of the Year, one car managed to win in two categories. And this car was Mazda MX-5. By the way, it is not the first victory of this year for the Japanese roadster. Previously in 2016 it was named as ‘The car of the year in Japan’, and ‘Car of the year in the United Kingdom, ‘Cabriolet of the year’ at the Albion. Mazda MX-5 has already got 30 different awards!
What cars will we see next year? No one knows. But one thing is certain. These car brands have crazy and unexpected plans for our future transport.