The Car Geek: World Car Finalists Revealed

The Car Geek

Thursday, February 01, 2007

World Car Finalists Revealed

Word Car Of The Year awards
Everybody in the car industry is so excited to know which cars are included in the list of finalists for "The World Performance Car" and the much awaited "World Car" contests. Today, the international accounting firm KPMG revealed the short list of the ten finalists for the third annual World Car of the Year (WCOTY) awards. The Top Ten Finalists for The World Performance Car were also announced.

There were 28 new vehicles on the initial entry but only 10 lucky new vehicles were chosen to be in the final list. The winners will be announced at the Press Preview at the upcoming New York International Auto Show on Thursday, April 5, 2007.

The 10 lucky finalists were all selected by 45 top level automotive journalists around the world. To be qualified, a car must be in production and also sold in at least five countries on two continents. Here is the short list.

Top Ten Finalists for World Car:

  • Audi Q7
  • Audi TT
  • Citroen C4 Picasso
  • Citroen C6
  • Fiat Grande Punto
  • Jaguar XK
  • Lexus LS 460
  • Mercedes CL
  • MINI
  • Suzuki SX4 / Fiat Sedici
  • Top Ten Finalists for The World Performance Car:

  • Audi RS4
  • Audi S6
  • BMW 335i
  • BMW M / Z4 M Coupe/Roadster
  • Ferrari 599 GTB
  • Jaguar XKR
  • Mazda 3 MPS / Mazdaspeed3
  • Porsche 911 GT3
  • Porsche 911 Turbo
  • Renault Clio Renault Sport
  • Let us all wait for the results which will come very soon. For the mean time, Tonneau covers are available online. You might as well need one to replace your old car parts.