Designer WNI VW Beetle (image: detikoto)
New York – After a rigorous selection process that eventuallya small car Volkswagen Up! elected as the world’s best car this year. The best car announcement was held at the sidelines of the New York International Auto Show.
This is the third time Volkswagenhas been named as the best car. Earlier this Volkswagen Polo grabbed the crown in 2010 and, later VW Golf MK VI win in 2009.
Indonesia should be proud because the car was designed by VW that was born in Bandung, Chris Lesmana. Chris worked on Up! along with Klaus Bischoff, and Marco Antonio Pavone. design patent registeredin the United States in 2008.
Volkswagen Up! 64 selected by a jury of automotive journalists from around the world. In total there are 34 cars were nominated this year.
This year the Volkswagen Up! beat rivals who are ‘car giants’ such as the BMW 3 Series and Porsche 911.
“This award shows that the designers and engineers VW Up! Has created a car with the best ditel. Car that set the standard in its class for fuel consumption, safety, driving comfort and environmentally friendly,” VW CEOMartin Winterkorn said in a press release.
What is the reason the jury chose the VW Up!? The little Volkswagen Up! are expected to meet all aspects of urban car segment.
The drive responsive, sophisticated suspension, engine efficiency, and good quality material. “No vehicles in this classthat offers buyers a luxury,” the jury.
Other categories Meanwhile, for other categories. Despite losing in the world’s bestcars, the Porsche 911 was elected to the car with the best performance.
The car is designed by Victoria Beckham, the Range Rover Evoque was selected as the best-designed car.
As for the best green car crashed on a Mercedes-Benz S 250 CDI Blue EFFICIENCY.