BTVI presents The Auto Show Car India & Bike India Awards 2018

BTVI – India’s premier English business news channel and Next Gen Publishing presented the iconic ‘The Auto Show Car India & Bike India Awards 2018’. The annual award show was designed to celebrate the excellence and diversity in the auto industry and recognize the indomitable spirit of automakers. The evening also witnessed the elite personalities from the corporate world that came together to honour achievers from the automotive sector.

Awards were given across 39 categories to the best and most deserving contributors to the auto industry. Toyota Safety CSR won ‘CSR of the Year’ and Lexus RX 450H on ‘Green Car of the Year’. In the two-wheeler segment, Honda Grazia won ‘Scooter of the Year’ and Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India was awarded ‘Manufacturer of the Year.’ The list of award winners across all categories is captured below.

Ms. Megha Tata, COO, BTVI, while speaking about the awards, said, “We are extremely delighted to host ‘The Auto Show Car India & Bike India Awards 2018’ and applaud the role of the automobile sector in driving growth in the Indian economy. These awards have unmatched credibility with the extensive evaluation process and a jury that is the best in the business. As a business news channel, we are proud to undertake initiatives that help our viewers to have an in-depth understanding of the automobile sector.”

The jury panel comprised of experts such as Cyrus Gazdar (Chairman and Managing Director of AFL Group), Navaz Sandhu (Former Rally Driver), Rayomand Banajee (Rayo Racing), Swati Khandelwal Jain (National Corporate Editor & Editor The Auto Show, BTVI), Siddharth Zarabi (Executive Editor, BTVI), H S Billimoria (CEO, Next Gen Publishing Pvt. Ltd.), Aspi Bhathena (Editor, Bike India and Car India), Sarmad Kadiri (Executive Editor, Bike India and Car India), and Jim Gorde (Principal Correspondent, Bike India and Car India).

Car

CATEGORY

Winners

1

SUB-4-METRE CAR OF THE YEAR

  MARUTI SUZUKI DZIRE

2

SUB-4-METRE SUV OF THE YEAR

  HONDA WR-V

3

SEDAN OF THE YEAR

  HYUNDAI VERNA

4

SUV OF THE YEAR

  RENAULT CAPTUR

5

PREMIUM SUV OF THE YEAR

  JEEP COMPASS

6

LUXURY SUV OF THE YEAR

  VOLKSWAGEN TIGUAN

7

LUXURY SALOON OF THE YEAR

  BMW 5 SERIES

8

PREMIUM LUXURY SALOON OF THE YEAR

  MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS L

9

MUV OF THE YEAR

  FORCE GURKHA

10

CABRIOLET OF THE YEAR

  AUDI A5 CABRIOLET

11

DRIVER’S CAR OF THE YEAR

  PORSCHE PANAMERA TURBO

12

LUXURY CROSSOVER OF THE YEAR

  VOLVO V90 CROSS COUNTRY

13

MOTOR SPORT AWARD

  MAHINDRA (FORMULA E)

14

MANUFACTURER OF THE YEAR

  MARUTI SUZUKI LTD

15

READER’S CHOICE OF THE YEAR – CAR

  HYUNDAI VERNA

16

PRODUCT OF THE YEAR

  MRF PERFINZA TYRES

17

VARIANT OF THE YEAR

  SKODA OCTAVIA RS

18

VIEWER’S CHOICE OF THE YEAR – CAR

  HYUNDAI VERNA

19

DESIGN OF THE YEAR

  TATA NEXON

20

CSR OF THE YEAR

  TOYOTA SAFETY CSR

21

GREEN CAR OF THE YEAR

  LEXUS RX 450H

22

AUTOMOBILE OF THE YEAR

  MARUTI SUZUKI DZIRE

 

 

 

Bike

CATEGORY

Winners

23

BIKE OF THE YEAR UP TO 125 CC

  BAJAJ V12

24

BIKE OF THE YEAR UP TO 160 CC

  BAJAJ PULSAR NS 160

25

BIKE OF THE YEAR UP TO 250 CC

  YAMAHA FZ25

26

BIKE OF THE YEAR UP TO 350 CC

  DSK BENELLI 302R

27

BIKE OF THE YEAR UP TO 500 CC

  KTM 390 DUKE

28

SCOOTER OF THE YEAR

  HONDA GRAZIA

29

NAKED STREET BIKE OF THE YEAR

  TRIUMPH STREET TRIPLE RS

30

CRUISER OF THE YEAR

  HARLEY-DAVIDSON FAT BOB

31

ADVENTURE SPORT OF THE YEAR

  BMW R 1200 GS

32

SPORT TOURER OF THE YEAR

 DUCATI SUPERSPORT

33

PERFORMANCE BIKE OF THE YEAR

  SUZUKI GSX-R1000

34

MOTOR SPORT AWARD

  TVS RACING

35

MANUFACTURER OF THE YEAR

  HONDA MOTORCYCLE & SCOOTER INDIA

36

READER’S CHOICE OF THE YEAR -BIKE

  BAJAJ DOMINAR 400

37

VARIANT OF THE YEAR

  TRIUMPH STREET SCRAMBLER

38

VIEWER’S CHOICE OF THE YEAR -BIKE

  Triumph Street Triple RS

39

BIKE OF THE YEAR

  KTM 390 DUKE

# Watch a special episode on the The Auto Show Car India & Bike India Awards 2018 exclusively on BTVI on 1st March at 10:30 pm. Repeat telecast will be on 3rd and 4th March at 9:30 pm and 1 pm respectively.

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