Audi have managed to secure a total of 15 automotive awards in India. After a record breaking 2011, Audi’s efforts have been duly recognised.
The A8L, A6, A7 and the RS5 Audi models were all put in line for top awards.
The Audi A8L
The Audi A8L won the prestigious Import Car of the Year award. The prize was given through the CNBC TV18 Overdrive and NDTV Car & Bike Awards. This wasn’t the only award that the car managed to snap up. The ET Zigwheels Award and the Technology and Innovation Award at Bloomberg UTV Autocar Awards awarded the car the CB Luxury Sedan award. The Premium luxury car of the year was also won by the Audi A8L, handed out by the India and Bike Awards and CNB –AAA Best Integrated Campaign of the Year by NDTV Car & Bike Awards.
The Audi A6
The Audi A6 received the Premium Car of the Year from the CNBC TV18 Overdrive Awards. Car India and Bike India Awards awarded the Audi A6 the Luxury Car of the Year. It was awarded the Luxury Saloon of the Year by Bloomberg UTV Autocar Awards too.
The Audi RS5
The Audi RS5 was chosen as the Performance Car of the Year from Top Gear Magazine’s Car of the Year and NDTV‘s Car & Bike Awards.
The Audi R8 Spyder
The Audi R8 Spyder managed to secure the Cabriolet of the Year award from the Top Gear Magazine Awards.
The Audi A7 Sportback
The amazing Audi A7 Sportback secured the Automotive Design of the Year.
Michael Perschke, the Chief of Audi’s India division has said that the awards are recognition of well the company performed last year. He said “2011 has been Audi’s most successful year in terms of sales which surpassed our expectations. The Audi A8 L, R8 Spyder, Audi A7 Sportback and the business luxury limousine – Audi A6, contributed greatly to making 2011 the strongest year in terms of sales in India. And now the awards won by these models not only impressively demonstrate their success in India but also reiterate our philosophy of thinking ahead of the curve as well as our ability to bring innovative and progressive products to India.”
Audi proved to be the most popular brand across all the award ceremony. If Audi continue like this, they will easily the rival the sales of BMW and Mercedes-Benz in India.