The World Car of the Year shortlist has been announced and the winners will be revealed at the New York Motor Show in April. This year, a new category has been introduced: World Luxury Car of the Year. The other awards are for performance, design and ‘green’ car besides the World Car 2014 title. Here are the finalists the jury of 69 has presented. Who wins your vote?

Volkswagen XL1 was recently on display in Dubai

2014 World Car of the Year

Audi A3; BMW 4-series; BMW i3; Cadillac CTS; Citroen C4 Picasso; Ford Fusion/Mondeo; Infiniti Q50; Jeep Cherokee; Lexus IS; Mazda 3; Peugeot 308; Skoda Octavia

Rolls-Royce Wraith, the fastest Rolls ever

Porsche Macan was unveiled in GCC last week at the Qatar Motor Show

Mazda 3 being unveiled at the Dubai Motor Show

Sebastian Vettel steps out of an Infiniti Q50. The World Car nomination is a first for the rising marque.

2014 World Performance Car of the Year

Alfa Romeo 4C; Audi RS 6 Avant; BMW M6 Gran Coupe; Chevrolet Corvette Stingray; Ferrari 458 Speciale; Ford Fiesta ST; Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 Roadster; Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG; Porsche 911 GT3; Porsche 911 Turbo; Volkswagen Golf GTI

Mercedes C Class 2014 is expected here soon

2014 World Luxury Car of the Year

Bentley Flying Spur; BMW X5; Cadillac ELR; Cadillac Escalade; Land Rover Range Rover Sport; Maserati Ghibli; Maserati Quattroporte; Mercedes-Benz S-Class; Porsche Macan; Rolls-Royce Wraith

Range Rover Sport in its all new 2014 version

2014 World Green Car of the Year

Audi A3 Sportback e-tron (+ Audi e-gas); BMW i3; Honda Accord Hybrid; Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV; Volkswagen XL1

Cadillac CTS 2014 at the Dubai Motor Show

Lexus IS 2014

2014 World Car Design of the Year

BMW i3; Cadillac CTS; Citroen C4 Picasso; Mazda3; Lexus IS; Mercedes-Benz C-Class; Volkswagen XL1

Maserati Ghibli and the Quattroporte feature in the shortlist

 

2014 World Car of the Year… And the nominees are was last modified: February 22nd, 2016 by Sudeep Koshy

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