The McLaren 570S Coupé has been crowned the Best Driver’s Car for 2016 by US brand Motor Trend.
The 570S Coupé beat 12 competitors during vigorous testing to take the title. This is the tenth major award that the car has received from around the world.
Every year since 2009, Motor Trend has joined forces with championship-winning race car driver Randy Pobst to choose the Best Driver’s Car. They test, review the film the year’s best sports saloons, coupés, hatchbacks and convertibles.
The McLaren 570S Coupé was submitted to the thorough instrumented tests and a closed-course hillclimb on one of California’s best mountain roads. Plus the car went hot lapping at the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca race track.
Motor Trend’s esteemed editors and writers each tested the 570S Coupé too. Editor-in-Chief Ed Loh said: “It stands out in this year’s crowd of high-horsepower overachievers because it provides a preternatural connection between driver and machine.”
This is the tenth award given to the 570S Coupé. The list of accolades includes Best Sportscar, Best Performance Car and Best of the Best 2016.