The first list of finalists for the World Car of the Year Award is ready and we’ll meet the winners in April during the New York Auto Show. The 'World Car of the Year' is one of the most prestigious awards in the automotive industry and is rated by 66 renowned journalists from all over the world. The Porsche 911 is the only one nominated in both categories: sport car and car of the year.
The 10 finalists for best car of the year are:
1. Audi A6
2. Audi Q3
3. BMW 1 Series
4. BMW 3 Series
5. Chevrolet Volt
6. Citroen DS5
7. Ford Focus
8. Land Rover Evoque
9. Porsche 911
As sports cars have their special touch, this award also has a category just for this type of models.
The finalists for best sports car of the year are:
1. Audi RS3 Sportback
2. BMW 1 Series M Coupé
3. BMW M5
4. Chevrolet Camaro ZL1
5. Ferrari FF
6. Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4
7. McLaren MP4-12C
8. Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG
9. Mercedes-Benz C63 Coupé AMG Black Series
10. Porsche 911
These lists of 10 finalists will be reduced to 10 during the Geneva Auto show, and then we will know what the winner is on April 5 during the Auto show in New York.
This 2012 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 GTS is the only one car nominated in both categories
Among the winners for the best car of the year we can find models like the Nissan LEAF 2011, Volkswagen Polo 2010, Volkswagen Golf 2009 or the Mazda 2 2008, among others.
The award for best sports car of the year has been granted to vehicles like the Ferrari 458 Italia 2011, Audi R8 V10 2010 and Nissan GT-R 2009, among others.
What is your winner?