Autocar Awards 2017 winners revealed

The annual Autocar Awards honour the best driver's cars you can buy right now, as well as the most influential people in the motor industry...

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What Car? team
24 May 2017

Some of the best driver's cars on sale in the UK, including the Alfa Romeo Giulia and McLaren 720S, have taken centre stage at the annual Autocar Awards.

The awards, given by What Car?'s sister title in recognition of the best cars and people in the motor industry, were held at the iconic Silverstone race circuit last night. The event was attended by the most significant figures in the car industry, and honoured 14 exceptional cars and eight industry leaders.

Autocar Awards 2017 winners revealed

The evening's two most prestigious prizes for people were the Issigonis Trophy, named in honour of Mini inventor Sir Alec Issigonis, and the Sturmey Award, named after Autocar's first editor Henry Sturmey. This year, the Issigonis Trophy went to the Jaguar Land Rover CEO Ralf Speth, while the Sturmey Award was presented to Kia and Hyundai design director Peter Schreyer.

Autocar Awards 2017 winners revealed

As well as its awards for people, Autocar named its game-changing cars, used car hero, reader's champion and Britain's best driver's car challenge winners. The cars that acheived a full five-star rating in Autocar's road test during the past year were also honoured.

Click through to the next page to see Autocar's game-changing cars.

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