Audi RS 5 wins “SportsCar 2010″

December 3, 2010  //  News, RS line

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udi RS model line has been quite well accepted by the automotive critics and car enthusiasts around the world and as it seems the list of awards is only going to become bigger …

In the reader’s poll conducted by “Auto Bild SportsCars”, Audi RS 5 won the title of “SportsCar of the Year”. This eighteens annual prestigious title was claimed by RS 5 out of 173 other competing vehicles.

Among other Audi vehicles, Audi R8 GT and Audi R8 Spyder 5.2 FSI took the second spot. The honorable third place went to S3 Sportback and RS 6 Avant.

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Details (Courtesy of Audi MediaServices):

- Sports car tops its class in the “Auto Bild SportsCars” readers poll
- Another four Audi models in the top three of their category
The Audi RS 5 has won the “SportsCar 2010” award in the “Production Coupes” category. The Audi R8 GT and the Audi R8 Spyder 5.2 FSI took second place in their classes, while the Audi S3 Sportback and Audi RS 6 Avant came in third.
68,132 readers of “Auto Bild SportsCars” cast their votes in the poll – the eighth time it has taken place – to select the “SportsCar of the Year”. Readers had the choice of a total of 173 vehicles in 17 categories, each of which was subdivided into “Tuning” and “Production”.
The title “SportsCar of the Year” is one of the most sought-after prizes in the German automobile industry. All participating sports cars previously had to prove their worth in over 300 tests and road reports.
As well as the first place for the Audi RS 5 in the “Production Coupes” category, Audi recorded two second places: in the “Production Supercars” category with the Audi R8 GT and in the “Production Convertibles” category with the R8 Spyder 5.2 FSI. Readers voted the Audi S3 Sportback into third place in the “Production Compact Cars” class and the Audi RS 6 Avant took the same position in the “Production Station Wagons” class.
Hans-Joachim Radde, Head of Sports Cars and Limited Editions for quattro GmbH, took receipt of the award for the Audi RS 5 today at the Essen Motor Show.

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