The World Car Awards (World Car Awards of the Year), presented by 86 automotive journalists from 24 countries around the world, found their owners at the New York Auto Show. The Audi A7 Sportback was selected as the Car of the Year in the Luxury category. Audi was also awarded the Audi A8 this year.
The Audi A7 Sportback, combining the dynamic coupé design, the large internal volume of the sedan and the Avant's functionality, is considered one of the best modern Grand Tourismo models.
Audi is one of the most successful brands in the World Car Awards. In 2005, the Audi A6 was selected as the Car of the Year in the World, the Audi RS4 won a powerful car in 2007, the Audi TT won the best design of the year, and in 2008 the Audi R8 won the best performance and the best design. The Audi R8 V10 was again rewarded with the best performance in 2010, and in 2014, the A3 was again awarded the Audi of the Year in the world. In 2016, the Audi R8 won the Best Performance Award, and in 2018, the A8 was awarded the best prize for luxury cars.