2018 Car Of The Year Awards
The best cars in every category of 2018
The supermini of the year award goes to a supermini that livens up city commutes and feels happy and peppy all the time.
The Nominations Are: Ford Fiesta ST, Volksvagen Polo GTi, Toyota Yaris GRMN
THE WINNER IS: FORD FIESTA ST
The hot hatch of the year award goes to hot hatch that makes you feel like your in a lively, fun sports car until you look behind you and see you have a huge boot.
The Nominations Are: Ford Focus RS, Honda Civic Type-R, Mercedes A35 AMG
THE WINNER IS: THE FORD FOCUS RS
The best saloon of the year award goes to the car that is very multipurpose and can be a quiet, comfortable businessmen's retreat and at the push of a button a crazy drifting speed machine.
The Nominations Are: Mercedes AMG GT63S, BMW M5, Porsche Panamera GTS
THE WINNER IS: THE MERCEDES AMG GT63S
The sports car award goes to the car that sits between the 200 and 400bhp bracket that offers driving pleasure in the sense that they may not be the most powerful or practical but they give you the most pleasure to drive. These cars the cars for people who care about driving.
The Nominations Are: Porsche Cayman GTS, Alpine A110, BMW M2 Competition
THE WINNER IS: THE BMW M2 COMPETITION
The super car of the year award goes to the car that makes the hairs on the back of your neck stand up, the car that makes you the most exited when you drive and look at it.
The Nominations Are: McLaren 600LT, Ferrari 488 Pista, Lamborghini Aventador SVJ
THE WINNER IS: THE FERRARI 488 PISTA
The hyper car of the year goes to a car that fits the super car criteria but adds more power, more speed and takes it to another level.
The Nominations Are: Bugatti Divo, McLaren Senna, McLaren Speedtail
THE WINNER IS: THE MCLAREN SPEEDTAIL
The SUV of the year award goes to the SUV that is, quite frankly the least stupid. The concept of a sports utility vehicle is ridiculous and rarely works so this award goes to the car that is the least worst. Except this year a few of the cars are actually quite good!
The Nominations Are: Lamborghini Urus, Mercedes AMG G63, Range Rover Sport SVR
THE WINNER IS: THE LAMBORGHINI URUS
The track car of the year award goes to the car that is stripped out and light but feels pure and special to drive.
The Nominations Are: Ferrari 488 Pista, McLaren Senna, McLaren 600LT
THE WINNER IS: THE MCLAREN SENNA
The grand tourer of the year goes to the car that is fun to drive but lets you relax and breathe out. It needs to be able to cross continents practically and with enjoyment.
The Nominations Are: Bentley Continental GT, Aston Martin DBS, BMW M850i
THE WINNER IS: THE ASTON MARTIN DBS SUPERLAGGERA
Now this is the big one the 2018 Car Of The Car Award! This goes to the car that every time you think about you go "gosh do I want one". This car must be everything fast, good looking, quick handling and have lots of appeal.
The Nominations Are: Aston Martin DBS, Ferrari 488 Pista, McLaren Senna
THE WINNER IS: THE MCLAREN SENNA!
Now, the manufacturer of the year. This award is worked out with maths, we add up all the nominations that each manufacturer had and that is the bottom number of a fraction the top number of the fraction is the amount of wins the company had then we make them all into equivalent fractions to get our answer.
The Top 3 Scores Were: Mercedes, McLaren, Aston Martin
THE WINNER WITH A SCORE OF 9/12 IS: MCLAREN!
Aston Martin: 6/12
The final award is the people's choice award. This award goes to the car that got the most votes in one of our polls. The car that wins this award had 90.9% of people vote it was a future classic and won the second poll with 21.4% of people voting it was the best supercar of 2018.