International Car of the Year Award
by KBB.com Editors | January 16, 2009 12:04 PM
Presented by "Road and Travel Magazine", the International Car of the Year (ICOTY) award for the car and truck segments go to the Nissan GT-R and Dodge Ram 1500, respectively. Comprised of 16 automotive journalists, the ICOTY association says its goal is to "honor new-year model vehicles that reach beyond power and performance by tapping into lifestyle compatibility". The Dodge Ram topped the Ford F-150 and Subaru Forester to win the truck segment, while the Nissan GT-R beat the Dodge Challenger and Ford Flex to win the car portion of the competition.