The New GLA is voted “Most Beautiful Car of the Year 2021” and the Mercedes-Benz VISION AVTR wins the Grand Prix for the Most Beautiful Futuristic Car of the Year!

The new GLA wins the “Most Beautiful Car of the Year 2021” Award at the 36th edition of the International Automobile Festival. The GLA was elected by the public on Tuesday January 26, 2021, following a vote organized for Internet users in the form of a competition in several stages between December 3, 2020 and January 17, 2021. At the same time, the Mercedes- Benz VISION AVTR won the Grand Prize for the Most Beautiful “Futuristic Car of the Year” in the futuristic design category thanks to the votes of the members of the Festival Jury chaired by Rémi Depoix.

Since last December, five candidates were contenders for the title of “the most beautiful car of the year 2021” including the Mazda MX-30, the Honda e, the Skoda ENYAQ iV, and the Opel Mokka-e. In the end, nine years after the victory of the A-Class in 2012, it is the new GLA that has won over the public thanks in particular to the good balance between sportiness and comfort, design and technology, safety and modernity.

The Mercedes-Benz VISION AVTR is the result of collaboration between the Mercedes-Benz teams and those of James Cameron, director of the film Avatar. It was presented at CES 2020. It is a “living” car, connected to its driver and 100% electric.

Due to the pandemic, the awards ceremony at the Hôtel national des Invalides did not take place as usual every year in January. And it is in a new format online that the exhibition “Concept Car & Design Automobile Online” that the new GLA and the Mercedes-Benz VISION AVTR will be honored among concept cars, supercars and exceptional cars. in an artistic, educational and fun digital space from January 27 to February 7. What to satisfy, despite everything, car enthusiasts!