2013 World Car of the Year Finalists

15 February 2013

2013-Car-of-the-Year-Finalists

These awards competitions are run differently all over the world. In the case of the World Car of the Year, an international jury of 66 motoring journalists select the 10 finalists by a vote. In alphabetical order, they are:

Audi A3

Range Rover

Mazda 6

Mazda CX-5

Mercedes A-Class

Peugeot 208

Porsche Boxster/Cayman

Subaru BRZ/Toyota 86

Volkswagen Golf VII

Volvo V40

 

In addition to the World Car of the Year, the jurors also vote on the the 2013 World Performance Car Award. And in alphabetical order, they are:

Aston Martin Vanquish

Audi RS5

BMW M6 Coupe/Convertible

BMW M135i

Ferrari F12 Berlinetta

Mercedes SL63 AMG

Mercedes SLS AMG Roadster

Porsche Boxster/Cayman

Renaultsport Clio 200 EDC

Subaru BRZ/Toyota 86

Each juror gets to retest each car, ahead of another round of voting; the results of the vote are totalled by KPMG and the winners are announced at a press conference at the New York Motor Show on 28 March. The most recent World Car of the Year winners were the Volkswagen Up!; the Nissan Leaf; and the South African-built Volkswagen Polo back in 2010.

 

In addition to the World Car of the Year award there is also a six-car list of finalists for the 2013 World Car Design of the Year award. And in alphabetical order, they are:

Aston Martin Vanquish

Renault Clio

Jaguar F-Type

Range Rover

Mazda 6

Volkswagen Golf VII