Mazda MX-5: the World Car of the Year 2016 and World Car Design of the Year 2016
The fourth-generation Mazda MX-5 continues to reap successes precisely when the manufacture of the model is in a point very close to arriving at the million units produced. The Hall of New York was the venue chosen to announce that the MX-5 has been declared the winner of the prize World Car of the Year 2016 and World Car Design of the Year 2016 doing doublet.
Your victory allowed him to rise above the rest of finalists: the Audi A4 and Mercedes a-Class GLC. Thus, the best selling roadster in the world leaves patent that follows the foot of the canyon stronger than ever. In Europe stood at the gates of the award of car of the year which was finally achieved by the Opel Astra.
Mazda presented in New York the amazing MX-5 hardtop
The sport allows Mazda to win for the second time this award already in 2008, the Mazda2 won also the precious award. previous winners are the Mercedes-Benz C-Class (2015), Audi A3 (2014), Volkswagen Golf (2013), Volkswagen Up (2012), Nissan Leaf (2011), Volkswagen Polo (2010), Volkswagen Golf (2009) and, as we have already mentioned before, the Mazda 2 (2008). As you can see a list dominated by the germans in the last years, especially by Volkswagen.
For our part, The Mazda MX-5 was the best convertible of the 2015.
in Addition to being the Car of the Year in the World by 2016, also took the prize, Design of the Year in the World 2016 beating tough competitors such as the Jaguar XE, and to his brother of mark Mazda CX-3. The jury in charge of selecting the winners is composed by 73 journalists from 23 different countries, each one of them vote from a list composed by vehicles that are sold in at least two continents.
In the rest of categories the Toyota Mirai is made with the award to the Car Green of the Year in the World 2016 above the Toyota Prius and the Chevrolet Volt. The BMW 7 Series won the Luxury Car leaving behind the finalists for the Audi Q7 and Volvo XC90, while the Audi R8 got done with the Sports of the Year followed closely by the Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupe and the Honda Civic Type-R.