Friday, March 7, 2008

Volkswagen Tiguan is the Best SUV

Volkswagen Tiguan

Europe toughest jury has made its choice. This year, the coveted trophy Auto 1 in the category of "Off-Roaders SUV and" goes to the Volkswagen Tiguan. More than 40 million readers of the Auto Bild Group, as well as trade experts were called in the past few months, in order to choose the best vehicles among 74 new models. Last night, Dr Ulrich Hackenberg, Volkswagen member of the Executive Committee for Development, has accepted this prestigious award at the 78 th Geneva Motor Show.

"This award is the culmination of a series of international successes for Tiguan since its launch on the market. The Tiguan represents an important element in Volkswagen's global growth strategy. I view this trophy, and not least, as confirmation that we are on track with our products, "said Dr Ulrich Hackenberg front of an audience of more than 500 people at Halle de La Sécheron.

The granting of the 17th "Auto 1 of Europe" award was preceded by an unparalleled voting process. Firstly, some 40 million readers of 26 European issues Auto Bild voted for their nationals respective winners. switzerland The vote, for its part, gave clear preference to the Tiguan. Readers were also asked to name their favorites in six different categories of vehicles. The three cars in the best position in each category were then put through their paces at the test site near Rome to determine the winner in each class. At this stage of the competition, the jury was composed of race-car drivers, technicians and editors . Tiguan won the contest on points, significantly outperformed the competition.

It was only the latest in a long series of successes for Tiguan. In November 2007, the Volkswagen SUV was awarded the "Auto Trophy" after receiving the "Golden Steering Wheel" prices only a few weeks earlier.
Source: 4wheelsblog

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