Mercedes-Benz S Class wins 2014 World Luxury Car Award
The World Car Awards created a new category in 2014 and recently awarded the Mercedes-Benz S Class with the 2014 World Luxury Car Award. This category acknowledges higher-priced premium models selling in more limited numbers worldwide. The S Class was chosen from an initial entry list of 10 prestigious cars.
“The S-Class sets the standards in the luxury car class” shares Duane Sanders, General Manager at Santa Barbara Auto Group. “The 2014 World Luxury Car Award means that we are meeting the expectations of our customers and the experts in the field making us very proud indeed.”
Now in their tenth year the WCAs are presented annually in four categories – Car Design, Green Car, Performance Car and Car of the Year. 2014 marked the first year for the World Luxury Car segment. To be eligible, cars must be sold in at least five countries and on two continents, making them truly a world car. The review process is very thorough for the WCAs. First, a design panel made up of five expert designers reviewed the vehicles and submitted recommendations for the jurors based on their automotive expertise, experience, credibility, and influence. The juror will drive and evaluate the vehicles on a regular basis before providing their rating.
The jurors were impress that sixth generation S-Class found ways to be even better than the fifth generation model. Mercedes-Benz did so by “creating a car so far advanced in this segment that competitors pretty much have ceased trying to go head-to-head with the S. The exterior is completely new and the interior is spectacular on a whole new level”.
Based on Prime Research’s 2013 report the World Car Awards are now the number one awards program in the world. Mercedes-Benz has appeared twice at the World Car Awards in the World Green Car Category with wins in 2007 with the E320 Bluetec and in 2012 with the S250 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY.
About Santa Barbara Auto Group
Santa Barbara Auto group is an authorized Mercedes-Benz dealer located just off the 101 and S Hope Ave. The Mercedes-Benz team at Santa Barbara Auto Group is strongly committed to delivering an exceptional buying experience. The sale staff offers many years of experience satisfying customers’ needs. The Santa Barbara Auto Group offers a wide array of new and pre-owned Mercedes-Benz vehicles which customers may view online or on-site at the dealership.
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