BMW, MINI Dominate sport auto journal Award

By Joel Arellano | June 23, 2009
Munich/Stuttgart. Fascinating dynamics and outstanding efficiency in all vehicle segments – these are the characteristic features borne out so convincingly by the BMW Group’s current range of models.And now these outstanding qualities are reflected by the results of the readers’ survey “The Most Sporting Cars 2009” conducted by the German motoring journal ”sport auto“. In the survey various models from BMW and MINI brought home the title in no less than six out of 16 categories for production cars, with another six models form the BMW Group also making their way to the winners’ podium in their respective class. Once again, therefore, the BMW Group plays the dominating role in the ”sport auto“ readers’ survey. This outstanding result confirms the great reputation of BMW and MINI cars among fans of particularly sporting and dynamic automobiles. Four petrol and two diesel models have brought home the titles in the 2009 readers’ survey, with BMW Group Saloons, Coupés, Convertibles and Roadsters winning the various categories. Three out of four class wins were scored by the BMW 3 Series, including the BMW M3. The BMW 335i brought home victory in the category of saloons up to Euro 50, 000.-, the BMW 335d Coupé winning the group of diesel cars above Euro 35.000 Euro.-. And the BMW M3 Saloon, finally, was acknowledged as the “Most Sporting Saloon” in the price category up to Euro 80,000.-.
The new BMW Z4 sDrive23i Roadster made its way immediately to the top of the Convertible category up to Euro 40,000.- As in the previous year, the BMW 123d Coupé reigns unchallenged as No 1 in the category of Diesel Vehicles up to Euro 35,000.-, while in the Small Car category the MINI John Cooper Works again came home No 1, also for the second time in a row. Titles scored by BMW Group models – an overview: MINI John Cooper Works Winner Small Cars BMW 130i No 3 Compact Cars BMW 123d Coupé Winner Diesels up to Euro 35, 000.- BMW 135i Coupé No 3 Coupés up to Euro 50, 000.- BMW 335i Coupé No 2 Coupés up to Euro 50, 000.- BMW 335d Coupé Winner Diesels above Euro 35, 000.- BMW 335i Winner Saloons up to Euro 50, 000.- BMW M3 Sedan Winner Saloons up to Euro 80, 000.- BMW M3 Coupé No 3 Coupés up to Euro 100, 000.- BMW M3 Convertible No 3 Convertibles up to Euro 120, 000.- BMW Z4 sDrive23i Winner Convertibles up to Euro 40, 000.- BMW Z4 sDrive35i No 3 Convertibles up to Euro 60, 000.- Press release via BMW