The glitzy ceremony held at the Address Hotel Dubai Mall to honour the winners of wheels Car of the Year 2016 was befitting the stature of the longest running automotive awards in the region. From a long list of worthy contenders, the Volvo XC90 was awarded the big prize, the Overall Car of the Year award.

The other winners last year included Mini JCW, Hyundai Tucson, Mercedes-Benz GLC, Toyota Land Cruiser, Kia Optima, Jaguar XE, BMW 7 Series, Mercedes-AMG C63, Ford Mustang GT, Mercedes-AMG GT S, McLaren 570S, Ferrari 488 GTB and the Jaguar XF.

As has always been the case, the evening was graced by the most important people from the car industry. Well, if you think that was as good as it can get, we’ve got a few tricks up our sleeves to make the next one even bigger and better.