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Michael Specht, new German member of the Jury

Michael Specht, 58, is a new member from Germany for Car of the Year 2016 Jury. He has a degree in automotive techniques and also in architecture. 


Michael developed most of his career as a motoring writer in ‘Autobild’ for 19 years since 1987, then he has been a successful freelance journalist, contributing to several printed and on-line media in Germany and abroad. He replaces in the Jury Jürgen Lewandowski, one of the longest standing members, with 34 CotY editions since 1982.


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