November 7th, 2018 Yangon, Myanmar – Capital Automotive Jaguar Land Rover was honored with two Myanmar Car of the Year (MCOTY) 2018 Awards, hosted by Drive Magazine at the Pullman hotel in Yangon. The Jaguar XF Sport was named ‘Prestige Sedan of the Year 2018’ and the Range Rover Autobiography took home the prestigious ‘Luxury Car of the Year 2018’ title.
Both vehicles were judged based on the MCOTY Awards’ criteria of exterior and interior design, performance, functionality, comfort, handling, and value for money, outperforming their respective competitors in all key areas.
“It’s an honor to take home two distinguished awards during this year’s MCOTY ceremony, with both the Jaguar XF Sport and the Range Rover Autobiography receiving praise from such an esteemed panel of judges,” said Burak Demirtas, Managing Director, Capital Automotive.
“These awards are a result of Jaguar Land Rover’s focus on the art of performance. Blending responsive performance and dramatic design, JLR delivers some of the most unrivaled and accessible vehicles in the market,” added Burak.
The Jaguar FX Sport features state-of-the-art technology that maximizes engine performance and environmental sustainability while boosting connectivity and safety on the road. Meanwhile, the Range Rover Autobiography is revered for its incredible craftsmanship and unparalleled luxury, with touches including massage front seats and 360° overhead vehicle view.
Ranked as Myanmar’s premier automotive awards program, MCOTY aims to reflect the growth and competitiveness of Myanmar’s automotive industry while showcasing the best authorized showrooms in the country.
The international jury panel, which passed a stringent approval process from Myanmar’s Authorized Automotive Distribution Association, is comprised of renowned motoring journalists from Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia and Hungary. To be eligible for the MCOTY awards, a vehicle has to be all-new, left-hand drive and available in Myanmar.