Volkswagen up! awarded World Car of the Year

Volkswagen up! awarded World Car of the Year 2012

The all new Volkswagen up! has been awarded World Car of the Year 2012.

Fending off competition from 34 entries from all sectors of the market, including the new BMW 3-Series and the all new Porsche 911. Previous winners include the Volkswagen Golf in 2009, and last year’s victor was the Volkswagen Polo, making this year’s victory the second consecutive triumph for Volkswagen.

64 respected judges from a variety of automotive professions formed a panel which represented 25 countries. Jurors were impressed with the attention to detail shown throughout the car, noting that the up! has “altered what we have come to expect from the citycar segment” .

The up! was lauded for its sophistication, efficiency and premium quality.

Read more at the official World Car of the Year website.

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For more information on technical specifications (including performance, fuel consumption, CO2 emissions and more), standard equipment and the UK price for optional equipment for the new Volkswagen up! range please click here.

VW up! World Car of the Year 2012