WCOTY finalists announced

WCOTY finalists announced

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The 2013 World Car of the Year, World Performance Car, World Green Car and World Car Design of the Year will all be announced at the New York Auto Show in late March, but in the meantime the finalists in each award have been announced.

The 2013 World Car of the Year will be selected from the following top ten cars listed in alphabetical order:

  • Audi A3
  • Land Rover Range Rover
  • Mazda6
  • Mazda CX5
  • Mercedes-Benz A-Class
  • Peugeot 208
  • Porsche Boxster / Cayman
  • Scion FR-S / Subaru BRZ / Toyota GT 86 / Toyota 86
  • Volkswagen Golf
  • Volvo V40

The 2013 World Performance Car will be chosen from one of these top ten finalists:

  • Aston Martin Vanquish
  • Audi RS 5
  • BMW M6 Coupe / Convertible
  • BMW M 135i
  • Ferrari F12 Berlinetta
  • Mercedes-Benz SL 63 AMG
  • Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster
  • Porsche Boxster / Cayman
  • Renault Clio Sport
  • Scion FR-S / Subaru BRZ / Toyota GT 86 / Toyota 86

Previous World Car of the Year winners were the Volkswagen Up! in 2012, the Nissan LEAF in 2011, the Volkswagen Polo in 2010, the Volkswagen Golf in 2009, the Mazda2 / Mazda Demio in 2008, the Lexus LS460 in 2007, the BMW 3-Series in 2006, and the Audi A6 in 2005.

Previous World Performance Car winners were the Porsche 911 in 2012, the Ferrari 458 Italia in 2011, the Audi R8 V10 in 2010, the Nissan GT-R in 2009, the Audi R8 in 2008, the Audi RS4 in 2007 and the Porsche Cayman S in 2006.

The finalists for 2013 Green Car of the Year are:

  • Renault Zoe
  • smart Electric Drive
  • Tesla Model S
  • Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid
  • Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid Diesel

The finalists for 2013 World Car Design of the Year are:

  • Aston Martin Vanquish
  • Renault Clio
  • Jaguar F-Type
  • Land Rover Range Rover
  • Mazda 6
  • Volkswagen Golf
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