The World Car of the Year award also has some important subcategories, which also includes a prize for the best performance car of the year. This year, the Audi R8 Coupe has been crowned “2016 World Performance Car”.
With a total of four awards, the Audi R8 is the most successful model in the history of the World Car Awards. The predecessor to the R8 had already taken home two World Performance Car awards and a World Car Design of the Year award in the prestigious competition.
The sports car from Audi was able to win over the international jury of 73 leading automotive journalists.
The top version, with 610 hp, sprints from 0 to 62 mph in just 3.2 seconds and can continue to a 205 mph maximum speed.