2020-02-06 18:20:13

World Car of the Year: All 10 Applicants Known

At the New Delhi International Motor Show, the leading contenders for the victory of the "World Car of the Year" (WCOTY) contest were announced.

Ten new cars will compete for the title: Hyundai Sonata sedan, Kia Soul EV and Telluride, Mazda3 and Mazda CX-30, Range Rover Evoque, Mercedes-Benz CLA, and GLB, Volkswagen Golf and T-Cross.

Besides, the jury will select the winner in three separate categories: City Car, Luxury Car, and Sports Car. 

The best for the city may be Kia Soul EV, electric Mini, compact Peugeot 208 and Renault Clio, as well as a miniature T-Cross.

The "Luxury Car" nomination includes electric SUVs BMW X5 and BMW X7, Mercedes-Benz EQC electric, sports car Porsche 911, electric Porsche Taycan.

"Sports car": BMW M8, Porsche 718 Spyder and Cayman GT4, Porsche 911, Porsche Taycan, as well as Toyota GR Supra.

More models from each category will be able to claim victory in the contest "Best Design of the Year". All winners will be announced in April in New York at the local auto show.

By the way, that year, the electric Jaguar I-Pace SUV became the absolute triumph of the WCOTY contest.