CAR magazine’s distinguished annual Top 12 Best Buys were presented at a gala dinner in Johannesburg on Tuesday night. Look out for our upcoming March issue for the full article and rationale behind each decision (but check out the winners here in the meantime).

Top 12 Best Buys is our definitive guide to the very best cars in South Africa. But we also hand out a few special awards on the night. Here are the winners of those ten gongs…

Company of the year: Volkswagen South Africa

Company to watch: Haval South Africa

Most underrated product: Fiat Professional Fullback double-cab

Motorsport Award: Kelvin van der Linde

Production car design: Aston Martin Vantage

Concept car(s) design: Honda Urban and Sports EV Concepts

Redesign of the year: Toyota Land Cruiser Prado

Engine of the year: Porsche 3,0-litre, flat-six, twinturbo-petrol

Safety Award: #SaferCarsForAfrica

Green award: Volvo Car South Africa