Ford Focus RS Takes Top Gear Car of the Year

The BBC Top Gear Magazine has named the 2016 Ford Focus RS as its Car of the Year for 2016.

The Ford Focus RS beating home a strong field of finalists to take the top award, including models from Porsche and Ferrari.

The Ford model also took out the magazines Hot Hatch of the Year title this year.

Charlie Turner, Editor-In-Chief, Top Gear Magazine says the Ford hot-hatch just cannot be beaten on value.

“The Focus RS really is the complete package and claims our top award ahead of other category winners costing ten times as much.

“It delivers accessible performance and entertainment, with looks and practicality thrown in, and proves you don’t always need to spend big money to have a huge amount of fun.

“When it came to the voting the decision was unanimous - the Focus RS is a hugely worthy winner of the TopGear Car of The Year.”

TopGear Magazine Awards 2016 winners in full:

  • Car of the Year 2016 - Ford Focus RS
  • Hot Hatch of the Year - Ford Focus RS
  • Manufacturer of the Year - McLaren
  • Coupe of the Year - BMW M2
  • Estate Car of the Year - Mercedes-AMG C63 Estate
  • Family Car of the Year - Land Rover Discovery Sport
  • Freak of the Year - Ariel Nomad
  • Hardcore Car of the Year - Porsche 911 GT3 RS
  • Luxury Car of the Year - Rolls-Royce Dawn
  • Muscle Car of the Year - Ford Mustang GT350R
  • Noise of the Year - Range Rover Sport SVR
  • Roadster of the Year - Mazda MX-5
  • Saloon of the Year - Jaguar XF
  • Sports Car of the Year - Porsche Cayman GT4
  • Supercar of the Year - Ferrari 488 GTB
  • Urban Warrior of the Year - Mazda CX-3
  • Zen Car of the Year - Volvo XC90
  • Engine of the Year - Ferrari F12tdf

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