THE Audi A6 was named World Car of the Year in an award ceremony held on Feb 16 in Toronto.
A panel of judges made up of 48 renowned motoring journalists gave the sporty business saloon the inaugural title over 35 competitors.
The candidates were judged based on criteria such as product characteristics, safety measures as well as their wow factors, Euromobil Sdn Bhd said in a statement.
Euromobil is the importer and distributor or Audi cars in Malaysia.
Touted as one of the most technologically progressive and significant cars in the Audi range, the Audi A6 is targeted at new professionals who do things their own way.
The safety concept of the car establishes a new benchmark. It is equipped with dual-stage front airbags, side airbags, sideguard curtain airbags, active headrests in front and a belt use reminder.