BMW takes double victory within the “Finest Automobiles 2022” vote







10.02.2022: Readers of the “auto, motor und sport” automotive journal select the brand new BMW 2 Sequence Coupé and the BMW 5 Sequence as their favourites within the compact section and the higher


Readers of the “auto, motor und sport” automotive journal select the brand new BMW 2 Sequence Coupé and the BMW 5 Sequence as their favourites within the compact section and the higher mid-range section.

BMW takes double victory within the “Finest Automobiles 2022” vote

With this tradition-steeped award, the Bavarian premium model’s sequence of successes continues within the new 12 months. BMW i4 receives the “Automotive of the 12 months” 2022 vote in Norway.
 

For BMW 2022 begins with a double victory. Within the tradition-steeped readers’ vote performed by the “auto, motor und sport” automotive journal, two of the model’s present mannequin sequence took first place of their automobile class. For each the brand new BMW 2 Sequence Coupé and the BMW 5 Sequence, the vote for the “Finest Automobiles 2022” ended with a title win. Much like final 12 months, the award ceremony befell just about because of the present pandemic rules.

The “Finest Automobiles” competitors is among the most prestigious and conventional competitions within the European automotive business. Within the forty sixth version of the reader’s vote, there have been 386 present fashions to select from. Greater than 100 000 readers of the journal took the chance to vote for his or her favourites in twelve automobile classes in addition to in an total and an import rating.


The brand new BMW 2 Sequence Coupé: Straight to the title.

Just some weeks after its market launch in Germany, the brand new BMW 2 Sequence Coupé was awarded the “Finest Automobiles” title within the “Compact Class”. 12.7 % of the votes solid went to the brand new version of the sporty two-door mannequin. The brand new BMW 2 Sequence Coupé impressed the readers of “auto, motor und sport” with its constantly dynamic automobile idea. Extroverted design, completely balanced driving traits, traditional rear-wheel drive and the distinctive characteristic of an in-line 6-cylinder engine within the aggressive atmosphere assure most driving pleasure within the premium compact section.

On the high of the mannequin vary is the BMW 240i xDrive Coupé (gasoline consumption mixed: 8.8 – 8.1 l/100 km; CO2 emissions: 200 – 185 g/km based on WLTP), powered by a 275 kW/374 hp 6-cylinder petrol engine. A 4-cylinder petrol and a 4-cylinder diesel engine are additionally obtainable. From March 2022, with the brand new BMW 230i Coupé (gasoline consumption mixed: 7.2 – 6.5 l/100 km; CO2 emissions: 163 – 149 g/km based on WLTP), an extra, notably spirited mannequin variant with 180 kW/245 hp may also be obtainable.

BMW 5 Sequence: Profitable within the “higher mid-range section”.

With a share of 18.4 per cent of the vote, the BMW 5 Sequence got here out on high within the “Higher Mid-Vary” competitors class. For the present technology of the Enterprise Sedan and Touring mannequin, that is already the fourth class victory on this competitors. Its sporty, elegant design, dynamic efficiency and driving consolation in excellent concord in addition to superior tools within the areas of driver help, operation and networking characterise the excellent place of the BMW 5 Sequence in its aggressive atmosphere.

The BMW 5 Sequence’ enchantment can also be enhanced by its various drive portfolio, which includes a complete of 4 petrol and three diesel engines with 4, six and eight cylinders. There may be additionally a variety of plug-in hybrid fashions to select from. 4 mannequin variants with electrified drive are provided for the BMW 5 Sequence Sedan and three for the BMW 5 Sequence Touring. The clever all-wheel BMW xDrive can also be obtainable as customary or as an choice for nearly all mannequin variants.

BMW continues its successful streak in prestigious competitions.

The double victory for BMW within the “Finest Automobiles 2022” competitors as soon as once more exhibits how hallmark BMW driving pleasure generates enthusiasm throughout completely different automobile segments. The 12 months earlier than, the BMW 3 Sequence had received the vote within the mid-size section.

This class win was the beginning of a sequence of successes for BMW in quite a few famend competitions. Among the many award winners have been the newest mannequin improvements from BMW i with electrified drive, as have been BMW fashions with extremely environment friendly combustion engines and the newest high-performance sports activities automobiles from BMW M GmbH.

The BMW 3 Sequence not solely received over the “auto, motor und sport” readerhip in 2021. The readers of the “Auto Bild” journal voted it the “finest firm automotive” of the 12 months within the “mid-size” class. Driving pleasure and lasting enchantment took the BMW 540i xDrive Sedan (gasoline consumption mixed: 8.3 – 7.5 l/100 km; CO2 emissions: 190 – 170 g/km based on WLTP) to victory and the title of “Worth Champion 2021”. This award was introduced by the “Auto Bild” automotive journal along with the Schwacke market statement organisation to the autos with essentially the most secure worth on the German vehicle market.

The 12 months 2021 additionally introduced a number of title wins for BMW M GmbH’s high-performance sports activities automobiles. The BMW M4 Competitors Coupé (gasoline consumption mixed: 9.8 l/100 km, mixed CO2 emissions: 224 – 223 g/km based on WLTP) and the BMW M5 CS (gasoline consumption mixed: 11.3 l/100 km, mixed CO2 emissions: 256 g/km based on WLTP) every received a category victory within the readers’ votes of the “Auto Bild Sportscars” and “sport auto” automotive magazines.

As well as, 4 different titles on the “sport auto” awards went to BMW and BMW M fashions. The BMW M4 can also be the present winner of the “Golden Steering Wheel” awarded by “Auto Bild” and “Bild am Sonntag”. And BMW M GmbH additionally acquired an award. The readers of “Auto Zeitung” voted BMW M the “Efficiency Model of the 12 months” 2021.

The digital design world premiere of the BMW iX was recognised with the very best award on the iF Design Awards 2021. The spotlight of the progressive streaming occasion held on the BMW Group’s #NEXTGen 2020 acquired a Gold Award. As well as, six additional iF Design Awards went to the BMW Group, amongst others for the BMW iX, the BMW i4 Idea and the BMW M4 GT3.

Internationally profitable: The all-electric BMW i fashions

On the worldwide vehicle markets, the brand new all-electric fashions from BMW i have been notably profitable previously 12 months, each in public surveys and within the evaluation of knowledgeable juries. In Nice Britain, the journal “GQ” named the BMW iX the “Electrical Car of the 12 months” 2021. The automotive consultants of the journal “Prime Gear” selected the all-electric Gran Coupé BMW i4 for the “Saloon of the 12 months” 2021.

On the Chinese language vehicle market, the BMW iX was in a position to distinguish itself as a very powerful new launch of the 12 months in two competitions without delay. The favored on-line portals “sohu.com” and “bitauto.com” named the BMW Group’s new know-how flagship “Finest Debut NEV” and “Nationwide New NEV of the 12 months” respectively.

And the success story continues in 2022. In Norway, the nation with the world’s highest market share for all-electric autos, the BMW i4 was voted “Automotive of the 12 months” 2022.

Within the opinion of the jury, which consisted of journalists and different consultants, the BMW i4 ideally represents the model’s imaginative and prescient for the way forward for electrical mobility, but in addition of digitalisation and connectivity, with out compromising on driving pleasure and tools. “That is the brand new DNA of BMW, and it’s actually convincing,” the jury concluded.

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