Two-Wheeler of the Year (up to 1500cc)
These are the flagship, the pin-up models from each bike manufacturer. They are built to showcase the true potential of what these bike makers can achieve. For 2021, the Suzuki Hayabusa is the superbike that managed to etch a space in the entire team’s heart, thus winning the two-wheeler of the year in the 1500cc category.
7 Seater SUV of the Year (Sub Rs 30 lakh)
This category saw 3 humongous launches through 2021 and gave the entire team sleepless nights. There have been so many debates, arguments and even tiffs in the office to bring forward a winner in this segment. Trust me, we all have bruises to show how intense the discussions got! Nevertheless, the Tata Safari managed to bag this award for being the best all-rounder full-size SUV.
Hatchback of the Year
Hatchbacks are the bread and butter of the Indian segment, with most automakers trying to outdo the other by offering new tech, more comfort and even better performance in this segment. However, the winner had to be the Hyundai i20 N Line for providing the perfect balance of performance and practicality that customers would require in a hatchback.
Editor’s Choice Tech Feature of the Year
Manufacturers have really pushed the envelope on technology in the past decade. One such feature that really stood out and has earned the Editor’s Choice Tech Feature of the year is the AI Assistant on the MG Astor.
Editor’s Choice EV Car of the Year
Electric vehicles are usually seen as a sensible purchase but fortunately, we had the opportunity to experience an EV made purely for fun which was the Porsche Taycan. It blew us away with its electrifying performance and deserved to win the editor’s choice EV award.
Editor’s Choice Innovative Auto Solution
Innovation is at the heart of this industry, and one such innovation that was impressive and worthy of the Editors Choice Innovation Auto Solution is the JK Tyre Puncture Guard, which really redefines innovation in the automotive segment.