(PRESS RELEASE) WOLFSBURG/FRANKFURT, 8-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — German brand and design authority Rat für Formgebung presented the top gold award in the “Passenger Vehicles” category for the Volkswagen Touareg at the German Design Awards on a ceremony held in Frankfurt am Main.
The prestigious prize was accepted by Klaus Bischoff, Head of Volkswagen Design.
At the ceremony the expert jury praised the SUV model, especially for the technology, the high quality and the fun factor.
The expert jury on their decision to give the award to the Volkswagen Touareg:
“With the now third generation of the Touareg, Volkswagen offers a timelessly elegant all-rounder that leaves nothing to be desired in terms of form and technology and also perfectly embodies the classic Volkswagen virtues. A fantastic SUV, harmoniously designed down to the very last detail, with a compact design that is pleasantly solid yet of impressive quality. A perfect family car that is impressive and also fun on all occasions.”
The third generation of the Touareg is Volkswagen’s technology leader, well-engineered, dynamic and elegant SUV. Volkswagen’s top model simply combines majestic solidity with finely tuned sophistication.
Klaus Bischoff, Head of Volkswagen Design:
“The Touareg is a friendly character that doesn’t have to prove itself. Its sovereignty is based on steadfast composure – it knows it can do it. We have perfected this character with the new generation.”
Volkswagen was one of the winners at the 2017 German Design Award in the “Transportation” category with the Tiguan.