MAN’s Lion’s Intercity coach was awarded the iF Gold Award 2016, making it one of just 75 gold prize winners out of a total of 5,295 entries submitted. In the ‘Automobiles/Vehicle/Bikes’ category, the MAN Lion’s Intercity thus beat contenders such as sports cars and motorbikes made by household names.
The award panel said, ‘This intercity coach made by MAN demonstrates how standard design tasks can be solved in an inspirational way. It impressed the award panel with its timeless design, clear lines and perfectly balanced proportions. All of the details are flawlessly implemented, with the interior matching the exterior and vice versa, the windows and doors are attractively integrated and the colour scheme, the materiality and surface form are perfectly designed. All of these factors make the bus a modern vehicle that is absolutely convincing in its entirety.’