2016 World Car of the Year – winners announced

The Mazda MX-5 has been crowned the 2016 World Car of the Year at the New York Motor Show.

The MX-5 features a 2.0-litre naturally-aspirated engine which produces 118kW at 6,000rpm – linked to a manual 6-speed gearbox.

The car starts at R399,800 in South Africa, according to Mazda’s site.

Other winners from the awards include:

  • Performance Car of the Year – Audi R8 Coupe
  • Green Car of the Year – Toyota Mirai
  • Luxury Car of the Year – BMW 7-Series

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2016 World Car of the Year – winners announced