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11/07/17
Wolfsburg
Models

'2017 Golden Steering Wheel' award for the new Arteon Gran turismo wins in 'midsize and premium class'

Volkswagen Arteon R-Line
  • Awards committee chooses Arteon as best new model of its class
  • Awards ceremony took place this evening in Berlin

The new Arteon has won one of the most renowned European automobile awards: the '2017 Golden Steering Wheel'. The Volkswagen gran turismo secured the award in the 'Midsize and premium class' category. Dr Frank Welsch, Member of the Board of Management of the Volkswagen Passenger Car Brand responsible for Development, accepted the award on Tuesday evening at the Axel-Springer publishing house in Berlin. "We are pleased with how well the new Arteon has been received by readers of AUTO BILD and 'Bild am Sonntag'. You can see in this sporty four-door car just how much passion went into its development. I view the '2017 Golden Steering Wheel' award as recognition for the efforts of the entire Volkswagen team."

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