Jaguar I-Pace electric car became the best car of the year among driversNovember 27, 2018
British magazine Professional Driver announced the results of the annual award “Car of the Year.” The winner of the competition was the electric car Jaguar I-Pace, which also won first place in the category of “green” cars.
The best cars of the year were selected by a jury of 100 people, including both automobile journalists and professional chauffeurs, as well as heads of companies that provide rental services for prestigious cars with a driver. To make their verdict, they all tested more than 60 cars in two days.
The Audi A8L 50 quattro was named the best car for hired drivers, and the BMW 630d Gran Turismo won in the category of executive cars.
The minivan of the year was the elongated version of the Mercedes-Benz V220d, the Audi Q8 50 quattro was named the best SUV, and the Mazda6 Tourer was the leader among the station wagons. The first place in the category of best cars for taxis, available only on call, took the Toyota Prius Excel.
The previous year, the winner of the competition was the Mercedes-Benz E220d sedan, in 2016, the BMW 730d, and a year before – the Tesla Model S.