Published on November 11th, 2015 | by Daniel Sherman Fernandez0
Audi A4 and Audi R8 take back Golden Steering Wheel prizes
The new Audi A4 Sedan and the new Audi R8 have won the Golden Steering Wheel 2015. The selection was made by readers of Auto Bild magazine and Bild am Sonntag newspaper together with an international panel of experts. The prize, among the most coveted honors in the automotive industry, was presented tonight at the Axel Springer headquarters in Berlin.
The new Audi A4 Sedan beat out competitors in the midsize car category. In the sports car category, the new Audi R8 won over readers and jury members alike. Audi’s success was rounded out by the second-place finish of the new Audi Q7 in the luxury category. With a total of 25 awards, the Audi brand tops the statistics in the 40‑year history of the Golden Steering Wheel. In 2015 a total of 38 newly introduced cars were entered in the competition for the Golden Steering Wheel awards. Additional awards were presented in the subcompact, compact, midsize SUV and family car categories.