You don’t often hear about a beauty contest for cars but the McLaren 720S won the Festival Automobile International Awards for the most beautiful supercar of 2017.
The Festival Automobile International Awards is fashion week but for cars. 150.000 voters decide what the most beautiful car is under 60.000 € whilst a jury of 17 members from different industries chose what was the most beautiful supercar of the year which was the McLaren 720S.
The competition in the beauty contest was fierce with cars like the new V8 Vantage and The Portofino.
Regarding the McLaren 720S’s award McLaren Automotive Managing Director Europe Dave Gilbert said the following:
“This award is a further boost for everyone at McLaren, and reflects the superb teamwork by our design group in creating and crafting the lines and proportions of the 720S that attracted recognition from the judges of our design ethos of form following function,”
In the sub 60k price range the contestants were the Citroën DS7, the Volvo XC60, the Jaguar E-Pace, BMW X2, Mazda MX-5 RF and the Alpine A110. The majority went for the Alpine A110 making it 2017’s most beautiful car.