Awards

Miami International Auto Show Awards

2007
Star of the Show:
Cadillac CTS
Concept Vehicle of the Show:
Lincoln MKR

2008
Star of the Show:
Hyundai Genesis
Green Vehicle of the Show:
Mercedes-Benz ML320 Bluetec
Concept Vehicle of the Show:
Jeep Trailhawk

2009
Star of the Show:
Jaguar XJ
Concept Vehicle of the Show:
Cadillac Converj
Green Vehicle of the Show:
Ford Fusion Hybrid

2010
Star of the Show:
Chevrolet Volt
Green Vehicle of the Show:
Nissan Leaf
Concept Vehicle of the Show:
Jeep Lower Forty

2011
Star of the Show:
Aston Martin One-77
Green Vehicle of the Show:  
Ford Focus PHEV
Concept Vehicle of the Show:
Cadillac Ciel

2012
Star of the Show:
Scion FRS
Green Vehicle of the Show:
Ford Fusion Hybrid
Utility Vehicle of the Show:
Hyundai Santa Fe
Interactive Display of the Show:
Camp Jeep

2013
Star of the Show:
Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
Best Utility Vehicle of the Show:
Land Rover Range Rover Sport
Green Vehicle of the Show:
Cadillac ELR
Best Interactive Display:
Ford

2014
Star of the Show:
Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat
Pickup Truck of the Show:
Ford F-150
Utility Vehicle of the Show:
Cadillac Escalade
Green Vehicle of the Show:
BMW i8
Best Interactive Display of the Show:
Lexus

2015
Star of the Show:
Mazda MX-5 Miata
SUV of the Show:
Nissan Murano
Pickup Truck of the Show:
Chevrolet Colorado Diesel
Green Vehicle of  the Show:
Volvo XC90 Plug-In Hybrid
Best Manufacturer Display of the Show:
Hyundai

2016
Star of the Show:
Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio
Sedan/Coupe of the Show:
Cadillac ATS-V
SUV of the Show:
Nissan Rogue
Pickup Truck of the Show:
Honda Ridgeline

2017
Show cancelled; Hurricane Irma

2018
Star of the Show:
Genesis Essentia Concept
Car of the Show:
Nissan Altima
Pickup Truck of the Show:
Ford Ranger
Eco Vehicle of the Show:
Jaguar I-Pace
SUV of the Show:
Jeep Wrangler

Topless in Miami Presented by Haartz

2011
Convertible of the Year:
Audi R8 Spyder
Best Luxury Convertible:
Jaguar XKR
Best Family Convertible:
Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet
Best Sports Car:
Chevrolet Corvette
Best Small Convertible:
Fiat 500C

2012
Convertible of the Year:
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster
Best Luxury Convertible:
Jaguar XKR-S
Best Family Convertible:
Chevrolet Camaro
Best Sports Car:
Audi TT S-Tronic Roadster
Best Small Convertible:
Fiat 500C Gucci Edition

2013
Convertible of the Year:
Porsche 911 Carrera 4S Cabriolet
Best Exotic Convertible:
Jaguar XKR
Best Luxury Convertible:
BMW M3
Best Full-Size Convertible:
Chrysler 200
Best Performance Convertible:
Nissan 370Z
Best Small Convertible:
Fiat Abarth Cabrio

2014
Convertible of the Year:
Audi RS5
Best Luxury Convertible:
Audi RS5
Super Luxury/Exotic Convertible:
Bentley Continental FT
Best Full-Size Convertible:
Ford Mustang
Best Performance Roadster:
Chevrolet Corvette
Best Small Convertible:
Mazda MX-5 Miata

2015
Convertible of the Year:
Porsche Boxster GTS
Best Super Luxury/Exotic Convertible:
Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe
Best Luxury Convertible:
Maserati GranTurismo
Best Full-Size Convertible:
Mercedes-Benz E400 Cabriolet
Best Performance Convertible:
Porsche Boxster GTS
Best Small Convertible:
Mazda MX-5 Miata

2016
Convertible of the Year:
Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG
Best Super Luxury/Exotic Convertible:
Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG
Best Performance Roadster:
Mercedes-Benz SLC43
Best Performance Full-Size Convertible:
Chevrolet Camaro
Best Small Convertible:
Mazda MX5-Miata
Panoramic Vehicles
Luxury:
Hyundai Genesis
Affordable:
Chrysler Pacific

2017
Convertible of the Year:
Jaguar F-Type SVR
Best Exotic/Super Luxury Convertible:
Rolls-Royce Dawn
Best Luxury:
AMG  C63 S Cabriolet
Best High Performance Convertible:
Jaguar F-Type SVR
Best Performance Roadster:
Nissan 370Z
Best Full-Size Convertible:
Ford Mustang
Best Small Convertible:
Fiat 124 Spider Abarth
Panoramic
Super Luxury:
Bentley Bentayga
Luxury:
Lexus LC500h
Affordable:
Alfa Romeo Giulia Ti
Value:
Infiniti QX30

2018
Convertible of the Year:
Nissan 370Z Sport Touring
Best Exotic Convertible:
AMG S63 Cabriolet
Best Compact/Sporty Convertible:
Nissan 370Z Sport Touring
Best Mid-Size Sporty Convertible:
Ford Mustang
Panoramic
Premium:
Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio AWD
Sunny Pickup:
Ram 1500 Longhorn Crew Cab 4X4

Ron Beasley Friend of SAMA Memorial Award for continued support of the Southern Automotive Media Association and SAMA events

2018: Ariel Garcia-Linares

Terry Jackson Memorial Award for outstanding contributions and services to the Southern Automotive Media Association and the South Florida automotive community.

2009: Marcello Serrato
2010:
Rick Baker
2911:
Jose “Pepe” Delfino
2012:
Paul Borden
2013:
Ron Beasley
2014:
John Kiskinis
2015:
Al Garcia
2016:
Tony Serrato
2017
: Bill Adam
2018:
Juan Robbin