Icon of icons: Autocar Awards Readers’ Champion – vote now!
Welcome to the 2019 Autocar Readers’ Champion award, the place we ask: what’s in a reputation?
Inspired through the coming of a new Toyota Corolla, it struck us: the Corolla, as the most important-promoting nameplate on the earth, is an icon. Now, ‘icon is an overused word’ is itself an overused word. But if a nameplate may also be iconic, then Corolla’s definitely is. Across greater than 5 a long time and 45 million vehicles, this can be a nice survivor. But the best of all? That’s so that you can say.
To let you select your icon of icons, our writers have picked the 17 maximum vital, influential, fascinating automotive names in the world. The access standards is they’ve had their identify from start and the automobile’s nonetheless in manufacturing.
You’ll must squint somewhat to make the foundations completely paintings. For a couple of – Mini, Jeep, Land Rover – what was once simply their type identify has change into their logo. The Volkswagen Beetle dies quickly. The ‘Land Rover’ (now Defender) is out of manufacturing however it’ll restart quickly – it nonetheless has pores and skin within the recreation, principally. And we’ve restricted entries to at least one according to producer. Some names have modified discreetly, however now not completely.
Because every now and then there’s no exchange for blind prejudice. Which is the place you are available. Tell us who’s proper and who’s fallacious: the winner might be topped on the Autocar Awards in May.
Scroll in the course of the gallery above to to look the vehicles you’ll be able to choose between, then click on right here to forged your vote!
Here’s the Autocar writers’ nominations: