“We have come out on top with four models – from the compact Audi A1, through the A3, to the full-size SUV model Audi Q7 and the supercar Audi R8. We are truly delighted at the readers’ decision, which confirms we are offering highly attractive automobiles with top design in every segment. On that basis, we can also be confident about the continuing success of the Audi model initiative,” commented Rupert Stadler, Chairman of the Board of Management of AUDI AG, at this afternoon’s awards ceremony at the Hamburg Cruise Center Altona. Stadler took receipt of the award for the Audi Q7. Dr. Dietmar Voggenreiter, Member of the Board of Management for Sales and Marketing, was presented with the trophy for the Audi A3. Prof. Dr. Hubert Waltl, Member of the Board of Management for Production, collected the award for the Audi A1. Heinz Hollerweger, Managing Director of quattro GmbH, received the award for the Audi R8 sports car and Marc Lichte, Head of Design at AUDI AG, collected the special prize for “Best Design Worldwide”.
The poll invited readers and online users to choose their favorite cars for the 28th time. Under the motto of “Auto Trophy goes global”, the poll spanned a total of
26 motoring magazines and online portals of the Bauer Media Group worldwide. Audi successfully defended the top position it achieved in 2014. Audi in 2015no brand received more awards.