Named the finalists of the contest “World Car of the Year”March 6, 2019
The organizers of the World Car of the Year (WCotY) competition at the Geneva Motor Show called the shortlist for the World Car of the Year title in 2018. Winners will be announced on April 17 at the New York Auto Show. The winner will be determined by the jury, which this year consists of 86 journalists.
The list of nominees includes three cars. Claim the title of “World Car of the Year” this year will be Audi E-Tron, Jaguar I-Pace and Volvo S60 / V60.
In addition to the main nomination “The World Car of the Year”, the “Best Executive Car” is chosen at the ceremony. This year the title claim – Audi A7, Audi Q8 and BMW 8-Series. Hyundai AH2 / Santro, Kia Soul and Suzuki Jimny compete in the category “Best city car”.
The nomination “Best sports car” is presented: Aston Martin Vantage, McLaren 720S and Mercedes-AMG 4-Door Coupe. The list of finalists for the Best Green Car competition included: Audi e-tron, Hyundai Nexo and Jaguar I-Pace. Finally, Jaguar E-Pace, Suzuki Jimny and Volvo XC40 will compete for victory in the category “Best Design”.
Last year, the best car of the year was the Volvo XC60 crossover, which outperformed the Mazda CX-5 and Range Rover Velar. For the first time the ceremony “Car of the Year” was held in 2005. Then the winner was the Audi A6.
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