Multiple wins for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

The Alpha Romeo Guilia. Photo: supplied
The Alpha Romeo Guilia. Photo: supplied

FIAT Chrysler Automobile’s Alfa Romeo Giulia and Abarth 595, have been chosen “Best Car 2017” in their respective import categories in the readers voting of the renowned specialist magazine “auto motor und sport” (AMS).

The readers selected the new Alfa Romeo Giulia as the best import vehicle in its class. In the 41st edition of the reader competition, 25.4% of the votes went to the Alfa Romeo Giulia. Also featured was the Alfa Romeo Giulietta (second place import compact class) and the Alfa Romeo Mito (third place import small car) achieving further success for the Italian brand; top positions in their respective categories.

The AMS readers also voted for the Abarth 595 as the best car in its segment. The Italian compact sports car was chosen as the winner of the “Best Car 2017” award in the import category of mini-cars. The Abarth 595 won the competition with 34.0% of all votes. In the runner-up position, the readers chose a close relative of the Abarth 595, the Fiat 500.

The competition “Best Cars 2017” was conducted in parallel with 21 magazines in 17 countries. A total of 378 new vehicle models were presented to the readers in eleven categories. In Germany, 123 719 votes were submitted at “auto, motor und sport”.

- Supplied.

About FCA Group

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), the seventh-largest automaker in the world, designs, engineers, manufactures and sells passenger cars, light commercial vehicles, components and production systems worldwide.

The Group’s automotive brands are: Fiat, Alfa Romeo, Abarth, Fiat Professional, Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge and Mopar, the parts and service brand. In addition, the Group provides retail and dealer finance, leasing and rental services in support of the car business through subsidiaries, joint ventures and commercial agreements with specialised financing services providers. FCA South Africa has a dealer network in South Africa responsible for the sales and service of all FCA brands, whilst also having representation in 7 countries within the East African territory.

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