evo Car of the Year 2018 - evo Car of the Year 2018 - The Judges

The best new cars of the last 12 months, together, for the most anticipated test of the motoring year. It’s evo Car of the Year 2018

The Judges

As is usually the case, the judges' scorecard is an invaluable insight into which cars appealed to which drivers. The consensus at the top was nonetheless clear, the McLaren 600LT was a firm favourite around the judging table. This is how it all panned out.

 SGATJDJBarJBovRMPoints
McLaren 600LT2nd1st2nd1st1st3rd44
Alpine A1101st2nd4th5th2nd2nd38
Porsche 911 GT2 RS4th4th3rd3rd3rd1st36
Ford Fiesta ST3rd3rd1st2nd5th6th34
BMW M2 Competition5th5th5th6th4th4th25
Ferrari 488 Pista6th6th6th4th6th5th21
Volkswagen Up GTI7th7th7th7th 8th7th11
Renault Megane RS8th8th8th8th7th8th7

Editor - Stuart Gallagher

Experienced his first Wetherspoons on eCoty and is still in shock. Thankfully this didn’t cause him to forget the PIN number for his credit card. 

Deputy Editor - Adam Towler

A new car’s harshest critic, Adam wears his heart on his sleeve and stands by his every verdict. He does, however, steal his sons’ lunch on a regular basis. 

Road Test Editor - James Disdale

Consuming more tea than a McLaren does superunleaded, evo’s no-punch-pulling road test editor has covered more miles in our contenders than any other judge.  

Contributing Editor - John Barker

An evo founding father, John can dissect what’s good – and crucially what’s bad – about a car’s dynamics quicker than it takes mere mortals to scramble eggs.

Contributing Editor - Jethro Bovingdon

evo road test royalty, when he’s not dismissing the work of traction control engineers, Jethro can be found talking up the values of burgundy 911s.

Contributing Editor - Richard Meaden

As quick to breakfast as he is on the road or around a track, the only time Dickie can be found in the slow lane is when it comes to filing his copy. 

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