For BMW, the year 2018 begins with a double victory at the “Best Cars Award”. The BMW 5 Series claimed class victories in the latest reader’s poll held by the trade journal “auto, motor und sport”.
With first place in the “Upper Midrange” category, the BMW 5 Series was flawlessly able to repeat last year’s success.
The “Best Cars Award” is one of the most coveted and tradition-steeped prizes in the automotive sector. The public survey held among readers of “auto, motor und sport” took place this year for the 42nd time. More than 117,000 readers participated in the latest voting, in which they were able to choose from 378 current models in eleven vehicle categories.
With 28.8 percent of votes, readers chose the BMW 5 Series as their favorite in the “Upper Midrange” class, the car thus continuing the series of successes it achieved last year when in addition to the “Best Cars Award” from “auto, motor und sport”, it also won the “Auto Trophy – World’s Best Cars” from “Auto Zeitung” and was voted “Car of the Year” in the UK. Furthermore, the BMW 5 Series clinched other renowned accolades, including the “Red Dot Award” and the “iF Gold Award” for outstanding design, the “Car Connectivity Award” and the title “Goldener Computer” for its advanced networking technology. The BMW 5 Series was also awarded the title “Value Champion 2017” certifying its above-average value stability.