April 20, 2006
Chevrolet Corvette named Spike TV’s Car of the Year
Las Vegas, Nevada – Spike TV’s Autorox named the Chevrolet Corvette the “Car of the Year” at a celebration in Las Vegas featuring live performances hosted by rap star Ice Cube. The Corvette was also named Best Sports Car and Deal of the Year.
Former Chrysler Chairman and CEO Lee Iacocca received the Icon Award, which honours a living individual with an extraordinary contribution to the automotive industry. Actor Kiefer Sutherland presented the award.
Other winners were the Honda Ridgeline as Best Truck; Audi A8 for Best Luxury Car; Land Rover Range Rover Sport for Best SUV; Bugatti Veyron for Hottest Exotic; Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX for Best Tuner; Chevrolet Camaro for Best Concept Car; and Best Muscle Car, voted by viewers, went to the Dodge Charger SRT8.