Audi R8 is 2008 Playboy’s Car of the Year |

So, you’ve just won the lottery and don’t have a clue what car to buy to make a good impression to all those hot girls you see every day. Well, wonder no more, because we’ve got you covered. Actually, not us, Playboy has. Because they’ve just made public their list of “2008 Cars of the Year”. According to the press release, were chosen by “an expert team of automotive writers who traveled the world and test drove every new model hitting the showroom floor this year”. Yeah, right, like when you say “Playboy!”, the first thing that comes up to our minds is “an expert team of automotive writers”.

Click on the ‘Read More’ link to see the full list, from the press release, with the Audi R8 being voted as the coolest car around.

Playboy’s 2008 Car of the Year: Audi R8

This mid engine sexpot boasts a 420 bhp, 4.2-liter V8, and hits zero to 60 in a sexy 4.4 seconds

Best Luxury Sports Coupe: Maserati GranTurismo

Features a 405 bhp, 4.2-liter double overhead cam V8 packs 339 foot-pounds of torque

Smartest Purchase: Smart Fortwo

Sits eight feet by eight inches long and weighs a whopping 1,807 pounds

Best Sports Sedan: Cadillac CTS

With a base engine of a 3.6-liter V6 that develops 263bhp, it is just as quick as the CTS-V

Best SUV: Land Rover LR2

Equipped with a Terrain Response feature that adjusts the AWD and suspension for driving conditions

Best Crossover: Buick Enclave CXL

Proudly sits on 19-inch wheels and is available with a luxury package including articulated headlights

Best Convertible: BMW 335i

Not only does it whip from zero to 60 in 5.5 seconds, its light-weight steel top retracts in 22 seconds

Best Earth-Day Car: Mercedes-Benz E320 Bluetec

Outfitted with three catalysts and a filter in the exhaust that erases every trace of smoke and N2O

Best Pint-size Performance: Volvo C30