World Car, World Green Car and World Performance Car Finalists Announced

A jury of sixty-six international automotive journalists have selected top ten finalists in World Car and World Performance Car catyegories, the jury also selected six finalists in World Green Car category.

The jury members constitute a balance of representation from Asia, Europe, North America, South America, as well as other parts of the world.

The top three finalists in all award categories will be announced at the Geneva International Motor Show on Tuesday, March 1st, 2011. The final decision in each of the three categories will be announced at this year’s New York Auto Show on April 21st.

The 2011 World Car of the Year finalists:
* Audi A1
* Audi A8
* BMW 5 Series
* BMW X3
* Jaguar XJ
* Jeep Grand Cherokee
* Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
* Nissan LEAF
* Porsche Cayenne
* Volvo S60 / V60

The 2011 World Performance Car finalists:
* Aston Martin Rapide
* Audi RS 5 Coupe
* Cadillac CTS-V Coupe
* Ferrari 458 Italia
* Lamborghini Gallardo SUPERLEGGERA
* Mercedes-Benz S63 / CL 63 AMG
* Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
* Porsche 911 GT2RS
* Porsche 911 Turbo
* Renault Megane III / Renault Sport

The six 2011 World Green Car finalists:
* BMW 320d Efficient Dynamics Edition
* Chevrolet Volt
* Hyundai Sonata Hybrid
* Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-Cell
* Nissan LEAF
* smart electric drive

For full details see the press release below.

PRESS RELEASE (click to expand)


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