The Start-Up Car 2018 - Alfa Romeo Stelvio


Winners of the competition "Lithuanian Car of the Year 2018" were announced on Saturday in the Litexpo Exhibition Centre. The nomination of The Start-Up Car established by  Šiaulių Bankas went to Alfa Romeo Stelvio.

The Start-Up Car  is the most dynamic car in the contest – it is  the first to accelerate to a speed of 100 km/h. Scientists of the Vilnius Gediminas Technical University with a special accelerometer helped  figuring  out which car in the contest is the most worthy of this title.

"Attaching the device to the car glass and turning it on it automatically captures the start, the distance that is needed to gain the speed of 100 km / h, and the time spent. It turned out that every third car is even faster than defined in the manufacturer's specifications, so we are happy that our  nomination has helped verifying how the technical specifications work  in reality, "- said Director of Leasing Department of Šiaulių Bankas Mindaugas Vasiliauskas giving the nomination.

The Mazda CX-5 has won the competition  of the Car of the Year. Altogether 34 cars took part in the competition this year and seven of them fought for the crown in the final: „Audi Q5“, BMW 5, „Hyundai i30“, „KIA Stinger“, „Mazda CX-5“, „Peugeot 5008“ and  „Volkswagen Polo“.

Šiaulių Bankas shall apply a leasing campaign to Alfa Romeo Stelvio - the winner of The Start-Up Car,  Mazda CX-5 - the winner for the Year of the Car and all cars  included into TOP 7. When choosing a leasing with insurance service, the buyer will receive a civil liability insurance for a year.

The Car of the Year competition was arranged or the twenty first time.

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