in Front of around 300 guests from the auto industry and many celebrities from sports and entertainment, yesterday it was voted evening in the Classic Center Switzerland in Safenwil AG, for the eighth Time, the “Swiss car of the year”. Moderator Rainer Maria Salzgeber (49) led to the usual charming and witty through the program. He welcomed the in a 1987 Aston Martin Volante on the stage drove Ringier CEO Marc Walder (53), then the new Scout24 and AutoScout24-bosses Gilles Despas (49) Pierre-Alain Regali (52), which support the most important car of choice also.
Zurbriggen, The all-star cast,
After a musical contribution of the Ex-ski racer Pirmin Zurbriggen (55) accompanied the family Band “winter home” – including the brothers and sisters Maria (23) Pirmin (25) – was served the guests the food.
It was a short Talk with the previous Skistar Bernhard Russi (70) that is, for nearly four decades, the brand Ambassador of all-wheel drive pioneer, Subaru, and the two musicians, DJ Bobo (50) Marc Trauffer (39) followed, before the tension rose in the room. Similar to the Morning at the Federal Council elections in Bern, all were eagerly waiting for the announcement of the winners of this year’s car-Oscar night.
Green and stylish winner
As the first of an Eco-expert jury to be the “greenest car in Switzerland to 2019” selected Hyundai Kona Electric was excellent. Great is the joy at Hyundai-Switzerland-country Manager Veljko Belamaric (47) when he found the winner’s certificate from top-of-the rower Jeannine Gmelin (28) was allowed to take. Also for Renault-Switzerland-in-chief Olivier Wittmann (50) there was a winner’s certificate – presented by auto-scout-young-driver-and-coming young racers Julien Apothéloz (17). An eleven-member celebrity jury chose the Alpine A110 to the “most Stylish car in Switzerland to 2019”.
the darling of the Swiss
Also, around 40’000 readers of VIEW, Schweizer Illustrierte, L’illustré and il caffè took part in the largest choice of car in the country, and chose the VW Touareg for the “favorite car of the Swiss 2019”. The winner’s trophy for Amag, CEO of Morten Hannesbo (56) was passed by AutoScout24 Director Regali.
the main winners under the current
As a final culmination of the President of the Jury Urs Heller (65), the most important decision of the Evening: the 13-member jury, consisting of the Racers Nico Müller (26), Fredy Barth (39) Marc Surer (67), as well as journalists announced, finally, was chosen to be the purely electric Jaguar I-Pace to the “Swiss car of the year 2019”. The cheers in the Jaguar-Switzerland-Managing-Director Damian Donnellan (46): “the profit of The I-Pace shows, this is the electric mobility, definitely.”