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The Golden Steering Wheel awards 2019: dual wins for BMW.

Munich. The winners of a Golden Steering Wheel
awards have traditionally been motionless on a basement of a readers’ poll
and consultant opinion – and German motoring repository Auto Bild and Sunday
journal Bild am Sonntag stranded to this proven regulation to name this
year’s superb new automotive arrivals. Two of a sought-after
trophies were claimed by BMW, with a new BMW 1 Series picking adult the
Golden Steering Wheel 2019 in a Compact Cars difficulty and a new
BMW 8 Series crowned a year’s many pleasing car. The awards were
presented yesterday during a celebration eventuality in Berlin, where Oliver Zipse,
Chairman of a Board of Management of BMW AG, supposed a dual Golden
Steering Wheels for a BMW 1 Series and 8 Series.

The Golden Steering Wheel awards have been using given 1976 and are
deliberate among Europe’s many prestigious automobile attention accolades. A
sum of 58 new models were nominated opposite 7 categories this
year. First, a 3 many renouned models in any difficulty were
selected in a readers’ poll. And these afterwards came underneath a vicious eye
of a row of 15 rarely competent judges, including mythological racing
drivers Walter Röhrl and Hans-Joachim Stuck. All of a finalists were
closely scrutinised by a experts during a Lausitzring proof grounds
nearby Dresden. The readers of Auto Bild and Bild am Sonntag were also
asked to select a many pleasing new automobile of a year from a 58 candidates.

Test drives in a new BMW 1 Series gave a judges a possibility to
try a uninformed take on a brand’s eminent pushing pleasure. The
third era of a reward compress indication is a initial to employ
BMW’s modernized front-wheel-drive pattern – and it delivers an
refreshing mix of class-leading lively and dynamism. Credit here
goes to a flawless interplay of cutting-edge framework systems and
innovative technologies, and a formation of all pivotal driving
dynamics components and control systems. An critical cause is the
ARB (near-actuator circle trip limitation) record informed from the
BMW i models, that is now creation a entrance in a combustion-engined
vehicle. This complement significantly improves traction when pulling
away, cornering or pushing in a soppy by permitting circle trip to be
tranquil many some-more tenderly and swiftly.

The new BMW 1 Series also scored rarely for a significantly
increasing interior space, a worldly motorist assistance systems
and a latest control/operation and connectivity innovations. Key new
facilities embody a customary Active Guard Plus complement featuring Speed
Limit Info, line depart warning, collision and walking warning
with city braking function, a BMW Head-Up Display (available as an
choice for a initial time) and a further discretionary voice-controlled
BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant.

Irresistible visible interest and a new pattern denunciation warranted BMW its
second Golden Steering Wheel in this year’s contest. Auto Bild and
Bild am Sonntag readers voted a new BMW 8 Series a year’s most
pleasing automobile from a margin of new models nominated for a award.
The new oppulance sports car’s extraneous pattern is dominated by boldly
sculpted surfaces and frail lines that yield an authentic showcase
for a car’s abounding energetic character. These styling cues are among the
fruits of an extensively updated pattern language, that focuses on
clarity, modernity and romantic rendezvous and gives any of the
3 physique variants in a new BMW 8 Series operation a possess singular aura.

With a stretched silhouette, slim window striking and roofline –
with particular “double-bubble” contouring – issuing elegantly into
a rear, a BMW 8 Series Coupe combines sportiness and oppulance in its
many alluring form. Meanwhile, a new BMW 8 Series Convertible with
exemplary soft-top roof captures a imagination with a magnificence and
exclusiveness. Finally, there is a distinctive, hastily participation of
a new BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe, whose dual additional doors and increased
back space move a knowledge of sports opening to four
full-size seats.