Best car on sale to be named at Autocar Awards – right after CDX on May 24

Time 2:58 pm, March 23, 2016

THERE are many candidates for the best car currently on sale in the UK – and Autocar, the world’s oldest car title, has launched a public poll to name it – with the winner being announced after CDX16.

To start the search, Autocar’s expert testing team has shortlisted the 50 best cars currently on sale across a broad spectrum of classes from superminis to supercars, MPVs to SUVs, hatchbacks to estates.

Now it’s the turn of Autocar’s readers to name their favourite from this diverse list by casting their votes.

The poll, which will close two weeks from today, will whittle the 50 nominations down to 10, with all readers then being asked to vote again from that shortlist to pick a winner.

The overall winner, the Autocar Readers’ Champion, will be named at the all-new Autocar Awards held at The Wing, Silverstone, on May 24, right after CDX.

Jim Holder, editorial director of Autocar, PistonHeads and What Car?, said: ‘Shortlisting 50 cars was no easy task.

‘But despite the diversity of the cars we chose, the common theme is that the people who created them went further than would have ever been required for success in the marketplace. That is how an excellent car becomes a truly exceptional one.’

Tickets for the Autocar Awards are on sale now, with details available from Amy Duff at [email protected]. Numbers are strictly limited and tickets will be available on a first come, first served basis.

The Autocar Awards will be the icing on the cake of this year’s CDX – find out more about the event by clicking on the line below.

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What can I expect from CDX16?

Top-140-influential-dealers-2016-wide-690x450At CDX16, there will be 12 workshops for dealers to attend with hints and tips on how to improve business in a number of areas as well as keynote speeches and panel discussions with some of the biggest names in the motor trade on the Car Dealer Live stage. Speakers for the event are already confirmed as TwitterFacebook, Google and Haymarket Automotive.

Car Dealer Magazine will also be announcing the winners of its acclaimed Twitter 140 Awards – with the gongs handed out by Twitter themselves – while the much-enjoyed Women In The Motor Industry (WITMI) session is back with a stellar line-up of panellists.

WITMI-690x450Can you really afford not to be there when your competitors will be?

Tickets to the event are FREE of charge and can be booked by clicking here.

Key features:

More than 100 motor trade suppliers, making it the biggest motor trade Expo in the UK

Even more workshops to help you learn new tricks

The Top 140 Most Influential Dealers on Twitter and Women In The

Motor Industry sessions

A variety of inspirational speeches from leading keynote speakers
The biggest names in the motor trade at manufacturer and dealer level on the Car Dealer Stage

Networking opportunities at manufacturer dealer meetings

If you register for your FREE tickets today you’ll get all the latest information about CDX16 as we release it and ensure you’re on the guest list for the must-not-miss event of 2016.

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Dave, production editor on Car Dealer Magazine, is a journalist with more than 30 years' experience in the worlds of newspapers, magazines and public relations.

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