Mahindra XUV500 SUV of the year, Honda Brio Small car of the year and Hyundai Verna Car of the Year at 2012 NDTV Car and Bike awards (Photos)

NDTV Car and Bike awards, one of the most prestigious awards in the Indian automobile industry announced the winners for the year in various segments late yesterday. The seventh edition of NDTV Car and Bike Awards were held at the all new jewel of Indian motorsport, Buddh International Circuit, Greater Noida.

In the passenger cars segment, Honda Brio won small car of the year award, Maruti Suzuki Swift won Premium hatchback of the year, Hyundai Verna Fluidic compact sedan of the year, Volkswagen Jetta mid-sized sedan of the year, Volvo S60 full sized sedan of the year, Audi A6 premium sedan of the year, Audi RS5 performance car of the year, Ferrari 458 Italia/Spider supercar of the year, Audi A8L import car of the year, Mahindra XUV500 SUV of the year, BMW X1 premium SUV of the year, Range Rover Evoque Import SUV of the year, and Hyundai Verna won the Car and Bike viewer’s choice car of the year award.

In the two wheeler segment, Hero MotoCorp Impulse is motorcycle of the year in upto 160 cc category, Honda CBR250R is motorcycle of the year in  upto 250 cc category, Hyosung GT650N is the Import two wheeler of the year, Yamaha is the two wheeler manufacturer of the year and Honda CBR250R also won the CNB Viewers Choice award of the year.

Apart from this, Hyundai Verna fluidic and Land Rover Range Rover Evoque were awarded design of the year. The jury for the 2012 NDTV Car and Bike Awards included, Dr V Sumantran, Executive VC, Hinduja Automotive UK, Armaan Ebrahim, GP2, Formula 2 and A1 GP Driver, Dilip Chhabria, Designer & Entrepreneur, Sarika Sherawat, Rallyist, Gul Panag, Automobile Columnist & Actor, Siddharth Vinayak Patankar, Editor-Auto, NDTV Network.