The 8th Edition of the NDTV Car and Bike Awards 2013 ceremony was held for the second consecutive year at the Buddh International Circuit F1 track on December 14. It was time once again for the stalwarts of the Indian automobile industry to take centre stage. The NDTV Car and Bike Awards 2013, have set the benchmark as an exceptional evening in the annual calendar of events for the automobile industry.
In the grand ceremony, introduced by F1 Racing Champion Jenson Button, the all-new Range Rover was awarded the “ Premium SUV of the year” and “Automotive Technology of the year” awards for 2013.
The evening was a celebration of the best design, unmatched technology, style and performances in the automobile industry and honoured the best vehicles that dominated the market in 2012.
Speaking on the occasion, Siddharth Vinayak Patankar, Editor-Auto, NDTV Group said, “At CNB we are concerned that our awards should represent the year’s leaders in various areas of our automobile industry truthfully and accurately. We believe the 8th edition of NDTV Car and Bike Awards reflected that concern. All winners of the coveted awards are the most deserving brands and individuals.”
The NDTV Car & Bike Awards felicitate the best among the best, showcased in NDTV’s highly acclaimed CNB or ‘The Car and Bike Show’. These Awards are the automobile industry’s most credible awards, presented every year by NDTV.
The Awards have been associated with unrivalled credibility due to their rigorous selection procedure and distinguished Jury, which ensured that the most deserving cars and bikes were declared winners in their respective categories. This year the Jury was led by Dr V Sumantran, Hinduja Group, auto designer Dilip Chhabria of DC Designs, actress and biker Gul Panag, auto columnist & enthusiast, Kamesh Patel, racer Aditya Patel, Gautam Sen of Auto India and Adil Jal Darukhanawala of Zigwheels, with Siddharth Vinayak Patankar, Editor-Auto, NDTV Network.