November 7, 2003


“Golden Steering Wheel” awards announced

Berlin, Germany – Germany’s “Bild am Sonntag” newspaper announced its annual “Goldenes Lenkrad” (Golden Steering Wheel) awards this week.

The new Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class Cabriolet received first place in the “Cabriolets” category. This award was decided by a poll of some 185,000 readers of “Bild am Sonntag” newspaper.

The other winners were decided by a 21-member jury made up of technicians, motorsport professionals and celebrities.

The Citroen C2 received first place in the “Small Car” category; the new Volkswagen Golf was first in the “Compact and Midsize” category; the new BMW 5 Series was first in the “Large Car” category; and the VW Touran was first in the “Compact Van” class.

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