World Car Awards 2013 – Shortlists Revealed

28 Feb

It’s that time of the year again and the nominees for this year’s World Car awards have been revealed! The four categories have been narrowed down and the shortlists have been announced.

The best cars from the last 12 months have been chosen by a panel of 66 International automotive journalists from five countries: UK, Europe, North America, Asia and Russia.

Check out the shortlisted cars here:

World Car of the Year 2013:

Last year’s winner was the Volkswagen Up! but who’s in for the running this year?

• Audi A3
• Land Rover Range Rover
• Mazda 6
• Mazda CX5
• Mercedes A-Class
• Peugeot 208
• Porsche Boxter
• Toyota GT 86
• Volkswagen Golf
• Volvo V40

Word Green Car 2013:

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

World Car Design of the Year 2013:

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

World Performance Car of the Year 2013:

• Aston Martin Vanquish
• Audi RS5
• BMW M6
• BMW M 135i
• Ferrari F12 Berlinetta
• Mercedes SL 63 AMG
• Mercedes SLS AMG Roadster
• Porsche Boxster
• Renault Clio Sport
• Toyota GT 86

On the 5th March at the Geneva International Motor Show, the four category short lists will be reduced down to just three finalists with the overall winners being announced at the New York Auto Show on the 28th March.

Here at Applewood Vehicle Finance we’ll be eager to see who wins as some of the shortlisted cars are ones we have available for both personal and business leasing. Be sure to browse our website and check out the cars we have on offer – and who knows, the car you decide to lease could be the 2013 World Car of the Year!

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