The Fiat Grande Punto has won the 2005 Golden Steering Wheel, Germany’s most prestigious prize, which is awarded by a jury of car experts, celebrities from the entertainment world, and racing drivers.
Organised by the weekly magazine Bild am Sonntag, the prize is now in its thirtieth year, and is annually awarded to a model in each of four different categories. Grande Punto has just won the trophy for the Compact category, ahead of the Volkswagen Fox, Renault Clio, Toyota Yaris and Peugeot 1007.
The Golden Steering Wheel prize-giving ceremony took place in Berlin today. Collecting the trophy, Werner Fry, Managing Director Fiat Auto AG commented: “Winning the Golden Steering Wheel fills us with pride and confidence, and opens an important new chapter in the history of the success of both Grande Punto and the Fiat brand.”Published 10 November 2005