The second edition of the FASTER Awards, concluded on Wednesday, the 3rd of May, 2023, with a glittering awards ceremony at the Orana Conventions in Gurugram hosted by TV Host and Emcee Ravin Kundu.

The glitzy felicitation ceremony saw the TVS Ronin crowned the Bike of the Year, while the Hyundai Tucson took home the Car of the Year prize. 

The gala award ceremony in Gurugram for the Acer FASTER Awards 2023 saw multiple awards being presented to the best of the best two and four-wheeler manufacturers, PR agencies, Corporate Communications Teams, and Automotive Personalities from the calendar year 2022.


Here are the winners of the Acer FASTER Awards 2023:

  • Car of the Year: Hyundai Tucson

  • Bike of the Year: TVS Ronin

  • Premium Car of the Year: Mercedes-Benz EQS

  • EV of the Year: Kia EV6

  • Auto Tech of the Year: Strong Hybrid on the Honda City e:HEV

  • Industry Personality of the Year: Rajesh Jejurikar, Executive Director & CEO (Auto & Farm Sector) at Mahindra Group

  • Motorsport Personality of the Year: Jehan Daruvala (F2 Driver & Reserve Driver – Mahindra Racing Formula E Team)


FASTER (Federation of Auto Scribes of the Electronic Realm) is the definitive Indian body representing the most credible and influential names in the online auto media space comprising publications namely CarBlogIndia, DriveSpark Gaadiwaadi, Gaadiwale, GearFliQ, Motoroids, Indian Torque, Pilot on Wheels and Baiju Nair. Taken together, the constituent publications of FASTER publish auto content in six different languages including English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Malayalam. The total collective reach of the constituent publications exceeds a whopping 250 million, which makes FASTER one of the most influential consortiums of its kind within the auto media ecosystem. With a goal to separate the authentic, time-proven auto media outlets from the misinformation mongers and sensationalists, FASTER has brought together auto media entities that place objective, unbiased reportage as paramount.

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