Posted by: saabnuts | September 8, 2011

Saab PhoeniX Earns 2011 Top Design Award

Saab Phoenix Concept front

Saab Phoenix Concept front

Some more positive news in the Saab world as the Saab PhoeniX earns the top “head turning” car of the year.

From Saab Media:

Saab PhoeniX Scoops Top Design Award In The 2011 Auto Express New Car Awards:

Trollhättan, Sweden: The Saab PhoeniX has scooped the sought-after Design Award in the Auto Express 2011 New Car Awards, with an overwhelming 30 per cent of the magazine’s online readers’ voting the Saab PhoeniX as their number one ‘head-turning’ car of the year.

Sleek, innovative and exceptionally efficient, the Saab PhoeniX concept car showcases design features and technologies which will shape the next generation of cars from Saab.

Speaking at the Auto Express awards ceremony held at Woburn Safari Park last night, Acting Editor, Graham Hope, said: “The Saab PhoeniX scooped the Design Award after topping our online poll. It was up against 39 rival concept and production cars, but won by a big margin, securing 30 per cent of the vote.”

Commenting on winning the award, Saab GB Managing Director, Charles Toosey, said: “We are delighted that the PhoeniX has been awarded this prestigious accolade. The PhoeniX symbolises a renaissance of the innovative spirit and passion that drove Saab to build its first car, the iconic Ursaab, and we look forward to launching the next generation of Saab models in 2012.””

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