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Audi Scoops the Most Awards at the Middle East Car of The Year Ceremony

  • Audi has taken home the most titles at the annual MECOTY awards.
  • The Audi A8, Q8, A7, and RS 5 have all been recognized as class winners by the Pan Arab jury of automotive journalists in the Middle East region as well as the online customer vote.
Audi celebrates four trophies awarded at the Middle East Car of the Year ceremony, held at ADNEC in Abu Dhabi on 25th March 2019. The panel of 19 judges from across the region, together with the results from an online customer vote, determined the A8 as winner of the Large Luxury Sedan Category, the Q8 as the Midsize Premium SUV Coupé, the A7 as Mid-Size Executive Sportback and the RS 5 as the Premium Performance Coupé of the Year.

Now in its 6th edition, the Middle East Car of the Year (MECOTY) is the biggest, most coveted award of the regional automotive industry. It integrates a complex yet transparent nomination and scoring methodology which is developed, tested and implemented by the most experienced ‘motoring minds’ of the industry. MECOTY’s nominations and scoring procedures are based strictly on an unbiased, fair and transparent voting process, to guarantee all nominated and winning vehicles are of the utmost quality and have the seal of approval by the most authoritative motoring media in the region.

Speaking about their success, Carsten Bender, Managing Director Audi Middle East, said
“Audi Middle East is honored to be recognized with the most awards for our models here in the region at the MECOTY awards. Vorsprung durch Technik is our brand promise and this ‘progress through technology’ is in the DNA of all of our cars: in their design, engineering, performance, quality and safety. We look forward to delivering more innovative and stylish models to the region this year for the judges and our customers to enjoy.”