The readers of the German car magazine sport auto have cast their votes: Audi has taken first place in three classes in the poll to find ‘The Sportiest Cars of 2008’ with the S3, the RS 6 Avant, and the R8.
The victory of the Audi RS 6 Avant in its first appearance in the poll was particularly notable. It amassed a total of 31.7 % of reader votes and left its German competitors trailing in its wake.
As well as these three victories, the brand with the four rings also took numerous other top-three placings in the reader poll. The Audi A3 2.0 TDI, Audi TT Roadster 2.0 TFSI and Audi TTS all came second in their groups, while the A4 3.0 TDI quattro, A4 3.2 FSI quattro and A6 3.2 FSI quattro took impressive third places.
In ‘The Sportiest Cars of 2008’, there was a total of 14 categories for series-production vehicles and 11 tuning classes. More than 10,000 readers of sport auto took part.