Autocar Awards honour Audi, Honda, Volvo and more
The annual Autocar Awards recognise the best cars and people in the motor industry – here are all the winners this year...
Some of the UK's most exciting new cars, including the What Car? Car of the Year for 2018, the Volvo XC40, as well as the Audi A8, Nissan Leaf, Kia Stinger and Jaguar I-Pace, have been honoured at the annual Autocar Awards.
The event, presented by What Car?'s sister title, was held at the iconic Silverstone race circuit. As ever, it was attended by some of the most prominent figures in the industry.
Among the awards given out on the night were trophies for design and engineering, which went to Aston Martin designer Marek Reichman and Byton engineer David Twohig respectively. Former Formula 1 driver Jonathan Palmer was named Autocar's Motorsport Hero, while Gary Savage (Mercedes-Benz), Richard Harrison (Seat) and Dale Wyatt (Suzuki) were named outstanding UK leaders. A special Lifetime Achievement award was handed to BMW's Ian Robertson for years of success in the automotive industry.
Read on to discover the full winners of the 2018 Autocar Awards, beginning with the title's game-changing cars – those that Autocar's team of testers believe have moved the industry forward the most in the past year.