Readers of respected German car publication recognize home-grown vehicles.
You have to hand it to the Germans, they do make quality cars. But, surely there has been just a little blind parochialism in this year’s Auto Motor Und Sport Awards.
The readers of the publication and website had 384 different models to vote for across ten different categories and German models took the top three spots in ALL of those categories!
Auto Moto Und Sport People Choice Awards 2013
|Mini-car||Opel Adam||Volkswagen Up!||Mini|
|Sub-compact||BMW i3||Audi A1||Volkswagen Polo|
|Compact||Volkswagen Golf||Audi A3||Mercedes-Benz CLA|
|Mid-size||BMW 4 Series Coupe||BMW 3 Series||Audi A5 Sportsback|
|Sedan||BMW 5 Series||Audi A6||Mercedes-Benz E-Class|
|Luxury||Mercedes-Benz S-Class||BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe||Audi A8/Porsche Panamera|
|Sports||Porsche 911||BMW i8||Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG|
|Convertible||Porsche 911||Porsche 918 Spyder||Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster|
|SUV||Mercedes-Benz G-Class||BMW X5||Porsche Cayenne|
|Van||Volkswagen Multivan||Volkswagen Touran||Mercedes-Benz B-Class|
While the editors of 30 global automotive publications chose the new BMW i3 as the winner of this year’s Paul Pietsch Award for innovation.