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Aston Martin Rapide S victorious in readers' choice for the 'Best Cars of 2020' in Switzerland

Aston Martin Rapide S victorious in readers' choice for the  'Best Cars of 2020' in Switzerland
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Aston Martin Rapide S victorious in readers' choice for the

'Best Cars of 2020' in Switzerland

- Rapide S wins luxury class for the 10th time 
- DBS Superleggera wins third place in sports car class  

29 January 2020, Zurich, Switzerland: Aston Martin has been awarded "Best Cars of 2020" of the automotive magazine "Auto Illustrierte", presented Tuesday evening in the Atlantis Hotel in Zurich.

The Aston Martin Rapide S is continuing its series of international awards, driving ahead in the "Luxury Cars" category to another victory. The most beautiful four-door sports car of the British luxury brand maintained its sovereignty over a field of strong competitors. The ultimate super GT Aston Martin DBS Superleggera was also honoured in this year's vote and chosen by the readers of "Auto Illustrierte" third in the "Sports Cars" category.

Thomas Kiesele, President of Aston Martin Lagonda of Europe, said: "This victory is a great success for us. The fact that the Rapide S is on the top of the podium every year since its introduction, highlights the popularity and the elegance that radiates the world's most beautiful four-door sports car. We are proud that Aston Martin is so successfully established in Switzerland and we are looking forward to introducing exciting new products including the all new Aston Martin SUV, the DBX."

Aston Martin is represented in Switzerland by five dealerships in: Cadenazzo, Geneva, Safenwil, St. Gallen and Zurich.

The readers' vote "Best Cars 2020" by the magazine "Auto Illustrierte" was held this year for the 26th time. The voting selection was comprised out of 387 models in 11 categories.

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About Aston Martin Lagonda:

Aston Martin Lagonda is a luxury automotive group focused on the creation of exclusive cars and SUVs. The iconic Aston Martin brand fuses the latest technology, exceptional hand craftsmanship and timeless design to produce models including the Vantage, DB11, Rapide AMR and DBS Superleggera. The Lagonda brand will be relaunched as the world's first luxury electric vehicle company. Based in Gaydon, England, Aston Martin Lagonda designs, creates and exports cars which are sold in 53 countries around the world.

Lagonda was founded in 1899 and Aston Martin in 1913. The two brands came together in 1947 when both were purchased by the late Sir David Brown. Under the leadership of Dr Andy Palmer and a new management team, the Group launched its Second Century Plan in 2015 to deliver sustainable long-term growth. The plan is underpinned by the introduction of seven new models including the DB11, new Vantage, DBS Superleggera and an SUV, as well as the development of a new manufacturing centre in St Athan, Wales.

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