New Mercedes-Benz S-Class is 2014 China Car of the Year

Mercedes Benz S Class W222 luxury sedan has received top honors at 2013 Guangzhou Auto Show, when it was declared ‘2014 China Car of the Year’. It received this award beating 52 other makes and models and was declared a winner by a group of 10 editors-in-chief from some of China’s top motoring publications.

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Unveiled to the world in Hamburg back in May this year, the new Mercedes Benz S Class has already received many accolades from across the globe. Speaking about the latest award, CCOTY were open to all new cars that went on sale during the period October 1, 2012 and September 30, 2013 in China.

CEO of Mercedes Benz China, Mr. Niholas Speeks received the award on the company’s behalf. Mercedes Benz S Class received a total of 94 points thus beating Range Rover which received 53 points and Chang’an Ford Mondeo with 43 points. This award also establishes this model in a leadership position in China which is the company’s leading market globally.

Besides the Mercedes Benz S Class W222, Porsche Panamera SE Hybrid was declared China Green Car of the Year while Chang’an PSA DS5 won the title China Design Car of the Year and China Performance Car of the Year award was conferred on Porsche 918 Spyder.

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