|June 9, 2006
Audi Q7, A3, and S8 Collect "Interior of the Year" Awards at the 2006 Ward's Auto Interior Show
DETROIT, Mich. – Audi vehicles captured three awards for interior design and quality levels as voted by the auto industry media. The Audi Q7, A3 and S8 all earned Auto Interior of the Year Awards during the Ward’s Auto Interiors Show, June 7, 2006. With these awards, Audi continues to build on its success of being regarded as the industry benchmark of interior design and quality.
The Audi Q7 won the news media award for the Premium-Priced CUV category, while the A3 took the news media award for the Popular-Priced Car category. Both the Audi Q7 and A3 have been highly regarded through out the media for their stylish, luxurious interiors since their debuts. The Audi S8 won the news media award for Best Sound System with its all-new Bang & Olufsen audio system. Available on all 2007 A8 and S8 models, the 1000 watt, 14-speaker Bang & Olufsen sound system features two lens tweeter speakers that automatically emerge from the dashboard, whose precision-aligned horizontal emissions offer perfect sound reproduction for all occupants.
Both the news media and the industry at-large voted for the “Interior of the Year” awards, with each group selecting winners for all 12 different categories. The three Audi vehicles selected won based on such merits as quality, fit and finish, styling, and special features.
For more information about all Audi vehicles, please visit www.media.audiusa.com. More information about the “Interior of the Year” awards and the complete list of winners can be found at www.wardsauto.com.