Named a dozen applicants for the title of the best car in the world

Named a dozen applicants for the title of the best car in the world

February 6, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

The experts decided on the names of the finalists of the prestigious World Car of the Year award. The winner’s name will be announced at the New York International Auto Show.

Already this spring, the organizers of the World Car of the Year award will assign this honorary title to a new winner. Last year, the Swedish Compact Cross Volvo XC60 was recognized as the best. Prior to this, the owners of the prestigious title became the Jaguar F-Pace crossover and the Mazda MX-5 roadster. It is known that the name of the new leader will be announced on April 17 at the New York Auto Show.

In the meantime, the organizers of the award decided on a list of ten finalists. In total, forty models fought for the vacant place in the top ten.

As a result, two models of the Swedish company Volvo – the S60 / V60 and XC40, the compact SUz Sukuki Jimny, the “predatory” electric car Jaguar I-Pace, the new Hyundai electrocross – the Nexo, the Mercedes-Benz A-Class, the luxury Genesis G70 sedan — will compete for the title of the best. , electric crossover Audi e-tron, BMW 3-Series, as well as the European best-seller Ford Focus.

In addition to the main title, the motor show in New York will award awards in five special nominations: the jury will determine the best sitikar, sports car, electric car, as well as representative cars and cars with the most memorable design.