NamWheels, Galimoto Media’s flagship publication, announced their Car of the Year 2020 today on Namibian Independence Day.
The winning vehicle, Audi’s A7 Sportback 55 TFSi Quattro S-Line, achieved the majority of public votes on the NamWheels Facebook page. The runner-up was Mercedes-AMG’s C63 S sedan while third place went to the new Hyundai Atos 1.1 Motion.
A total of 10 vehicles were selected as finalists by the publication’s journalists, chosen from the dozens of press vehicles they reviewed in 2020.
These are the vehicles in alphabetical order:
- Audi A7 55 TFSi
- Ford Figo Freestyle
- Hyundai Atos 1.1 Motion
- Jaguar i-Pace EV400 S
- Mercedes-AMG C63 S
- Mitsubishi Pajero Sport 2.4 DiD 4WD Exceed
- Peugeot 108 Active
- Volvo XC90 D5 R-Design
The final voting was left entirely to the public who were invited to like and/or comment on their choice. NamWheels also selected a random winner of an automotive hamper; for sharing the relevant post.
This competition received thousands of likes, comments and shares with the eventual winner being the 2020 Audi A7 Sportback 55 TFSi Quattro S-Line. Previous NamWheels Car of the Year winners include the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport, Toyota Hilux and Volkswagen Polo.