2014 World Car of the Year finalists announced

The World Car Awards have announced the finalists for World Car of the Year, World Luxury Car, World Performance Car, World Green Car and World Car Design of the Year.

World Car of the Year finalists:
Audi A3
BMW 4-Series
BMW i3
Cadillac CTS
Citroen C4 Picasso
Ford Fusion / Mondeo
Infiniti Q50
Jeep Cherokee
Lexus IS
Peugeot 308
Skoda Octavia

World Luxury Car finalists:
Bentley Flying Spur
Cadillac ELR
Cadillac Escalade
Maserati Ghibli
Maserati Quattroporte
Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Porsche Macan
Range Rover Sport
Rolls-Royce Wraith

World Performance Car finalists:
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 A / CLA 45 AMG
Porsche 911 GT3
Porsche 911 Turbo
Volkswagen Golf GTI

World Green Car finalists:
Audi A3 Sportback e-tron
BMW i3
Honda Accord Hybrid
Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV
Volkswagen XL1

World Car Design of the Year finalists:
BMW i3
Cadillac CTS
Citroen C4 Picasso
Lexus IS
Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Volkswagen XL1

The winners will be announced at the New York Auto Show on April 17th.


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