January 8, 2007

Road & Travel Magazine Announces 2007 International Car of the Year Awards Winners

Detroit, Michigan – Road & Travel Magazine (RTM) announced its 11th Annual International Car of the Year Awards (ICOTY) on Sunday. A jury of 12 nationally-renowned automotive journalists selected the Top 10 automobiles with ballots tabulated by J.D. Power and Associates.

The winners are:

International Car of the Year:   Lexus LS 460
International Truck of the Year:   Chevrolet Silverado Crew Cab
Pick Up Truck of the Year: “Most Athletic” Chevrolet Silverado
Sports Car of the Year: “Most Sex Appeal” Jaguar XK
Sedan of the Year: “Most Dependable” Toyota Camry
Luxury Car of the Year: “Most Respected” Lexus LS 460
Minivan of the Year: “Most Compatible” Hyundai Entourage
Entry Level Car of the Year: “Most Spirited” Mazda Speed 3
Crossover of the Year: “Most Versatile” Mazda CX-7
SUV of the Year: “Most Resourceful” GMC Yukon

“The ICOTY awards focus on the emotional connection between car and consumer; how vehicles reflect our lifestyles and self image, an attitude the average consumer can identify with,” said RTM Editor-in-Chief, Courtney Caldwell.

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