As part of the recently concluded New York Auto Show, a number of awards had been given and two of the major awards was scooped by Audi R8. This sports model of Audi got the World Performance Car of the Year and the World Car Design of the Year. Actually Audi retained the World Car Performance of the Year, since the company also bagged this citation a year ago courtesy of the Audi RS 4. The jurors of the said gathering praised the Audi sports car for transforming the sports car landscape. They added that the R8 is striking, original and full of interesting details from the nose strakes to the much discussed vertical blade behind the B-pillar. This Audi supercar lost to the Mazda 2 for the overall crown of World Car of the Year.
For the design category, the Audi R8 edged out the Mazda Demio and the Volvo C30. The design award was given so as to highlight new vehicles in the market regarding their innovation and style that effetcively pushed established boundaries. Thanks to the designs that go with every Audi R8, this sports car is a sure traffic-stopper on the road!