2019 Car Design Awards assigned to Alfa Romeo, Peugeot and Citroën
The design teams of Alfa Romeo for the Tonale concept, Peugeot for the 208 and Citroën for its product range design are the winners of the Car Design Award 2019, the new edition of the Oscar of world automotive design instituted in 1984.
The award ceremony took place in Turin yesterday as part of the Parco Valentino Turin Motor Show, with the participation of Giorgetto Giugiaro, already winner of past editions, as Guest of Honor.
The Car Design Award is divided into three categories: “Concept Cars”, “Production Cars” and "Brand Design Language”. The winners of the 2019 edition for the Concept Car section are the Alfa Romeo design team for its Tonale project; second place to Peugeot design for the E-Legend, and third place to Citroën for the Ami One.
The award for best project in the Production Cars section goes to Peugeot design for the 208; (with second place going to the Mazda3 and third place to the Automobili Pininfarina Battista project).
Taking away the prize in the Brand Design Language section is the Citroën team. followed by the Mercedes-Benz and Mazda design teams, respectively second and third.
The winners received trophies specially designed and produced by Brembo, a partner of the prize since its revival.