The other winners were the BMW i3 for World Urban Car of the Year, the Mercedes E -Class for World Luxury Car of the Year, Porsche 718 Boxster/Cayman for World Performance Car of the Year
, the Toyota Prius Prime for World Green Car of the Year, and the Jaguar F-Pace for World Car Design of the Year.
BMW's multiaward winning plugin hybrid sports car claimed the overall title and took the title of UK Performance Car of the Year
The Porsche 918 Spyder is the first model to win the China Performance Car of the Year
title while stablemate the Panamera e-Hybrid took the green car award.
Now as Dr Wolfgang still chairs the supervisory board of the company, he can congratulate himself that the Cayman continues the company's tradition of producing excellent sports cars - it has just won Performance Car of the Year
Mercedes-Benz AMG's flagship SLS AMG supercar recently was named Performance Car of the Year
2011 by Automan, Oman's leading car magazine.
Customer recognition for Audi as the sportiest brand is reaffirmed with Audi RS5 being awarded Top Gear Magazine's Car of the Year and NDTV's Car & Bike Awards 2012 Performance Car of the Year
, the Audi R8 Spyder winning Cabriolet of the Year by TopGear Magazine Awards and the Audi A7 Sportback winning the Automotive Design of the Year, thus making Audi the most awarded luxury car manufacturer across diverse product categories.
Performance Car of the Year
went to Porsche for the 911 Carrera S PDK, while the MPV award was won by the SEAT Alhambra.
The awards won this year include: 'Import Car of the year - SLS AMG' by CNBC Overdrive Awards and Car & Bike India Awards, Performance Car of the Year
- SLS AMG by BS Motoring, CBU Sports car of the year - SLS AMG by ET Zigwheels, Favourite Chauffer driven car - E-Class by AutoBild, SUV of the year- GL 350 by TopGear and the Best Brand Award by Auto India Best Brand Awards 2011.
Audi celebrated winning Performance Car of the Year
with its R8 V10, while the Special Award was presented to Nissan for its new UK-produced Leaf electric car, which goes on sale next March.
FERRARI, Porsche, Aston Martin and BMW were left standing as humble Vauxhall nipped in to snatch the Performance Car of the Year
MG TF, the UK's best-selling sports car, has been voted Performance Car of the Year
in New Zealand.