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Audi wins dual “Golden Steering Wheel” awards The A1 and a e-tron win their classes

“We are really unapproachable to be a double winner,” pronounced Hans-Joachim Rothenpieler, Member of a Board of Management of AUDI AG Technical Development during a endowment rite this Tuesday dusk in Berlin. “The ‘Golden Steering Wheel’ is a desired endowment in a industry. We are quite gratified that a entirely electric Audi e-¬tron won a category competing opposite vehicles with required expostulate systems. We see that as acknowledgment that we are on a right lane with a foundation strategy. The endowment for a A1 also tells us that we brought a new-generation automobile on a highway that is totally convincing” combined Rothenpieler.

58 cars launched given a commencement of Oct 2018 took partial in this year’s “Golden Steering Wheel” contest. They were divided into 7 car classes. The 3 models in any category receiving a many reader votes modernized to a finals. The finals with 21 cars were hold during a DEKRA Lausitzring racetrack. An general row of experts tested a cars according to criteria formed on a mutated chronicle of a points complement used for Auto Bild comparison tests. The row comprised competition motorist Mattias Ekström, former Formula 1 motorist Hans-Joachim Stuck and judge Sidney Hoffmann in further to experts from Auto Bild, a sister publications and Bild am Sonntag.

The dual winners from Audi are also winners in bland driving. The A1 Sportback* is an ideal messenger both in civic environments and on long-distance trips. With honour to infotainment and motorist assistance systems, a apparatus list is on standard with that of a full-size class. In a “Large SUV” class, a Audi e-¬tron* got a curtsy over competitors with explosion engines. It combines autarchic expanse with glorious comfort and a operation suitable for bland driving. The Audi electric SUV is a initial prolongation car to underline camera-based extraneous mirrors and exemplifies Vorsprung durch Technik with High Power Charging and a latest era of quattro technology: electric all-wheel drive. 

The “Golden Steering Wheel 2019” awards rite will be promote in a live tide during www.autobild.de/dgl-live commencement during 8 p.m.