The World Car of the Year will be revealed soon

Posted on Thursday, 14 March 2013 , 07:03:33 byIulia

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The World Car of the Year will be revealed soon


Soon we will find out the names of the Cars of the Year in all categories. Now we have the finalists which have been announced at a press conference hosted by Bridgestone Corporation and the New York International Auto Show at the Geneva International Motor Show. The finalists for the World Car of the Year, World Performance Car, World Green Car and World Car Design have been announced. The winners will be announced on the 28th of March during the New York International Auto Show.



The finalists for the World Car of the Year award are: Mercedes-Benz A Class, Porsche Boxster / Cayman, the combined entry Scion FR-S / Subaru BRZ / Toyota 86 / GT 86 and also the Volkswagen Golf which is the 2nd consecutive year in the top three position and the 4th time since 2009. Last year, the VW Up! was the WCOTY. So that things are clear, to be eligible for the overall World Car award, all candidates must become available for sale on at least two continents during the period beginning January 1st 2012 and ending May 30th 2013.



The finalists from 2013 World Performance Car award are: Ferrari F12 Berlinetta, Porsche Boxster / Cayman and Scion FR-S / Subaru BRZ / Toyota 86 / GT 86. This is actually the 7th time out of 8 that Porsche has secured a top three position. To offer the World green Car award, five green experts were appointed by the World Car Steering Committee to extensively review all documents and specs associated with each candidate. Cars eligible for the 2013 World Car Design of the Year award are taken from the list of World Car candidates. The top three design finalists as chosen by the jurors are: Aston Martin Vanquish, the Jaguar F-Type and the Mazda6.



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