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2015 World Car Of The Year Finalists

The finalists awards for 2015 world car of the Year are confirmed and announced at the New York Motor Show.  The 10 finalists were announced by KPMG, the organizing committee’s auditor. The European Union cars have made up a majority with five in the World Car of the Year, three Asian finalists and two American manufacturers are in the finalists.

List of World Car of the Year Finalists:

BMW 2 Series Active Tourer red

BMW 2 Series Active Tourer:

This was introduced at the Geneva Motor Show. The Active Tourer 2-Series adopts a generic design. This model has twin circular headlights, a Hofmeister Kink and a kidney grille forward- slanting.

Citroën C4 Cactus white

Citroen C4 Cactus:

Citroen is designed featuring LED daytime headlights and running lights. This model has a panoramic glass roof, plastic body cladding and a unique C-pillar.
Ford Mustang:

This model looks aggressive and bold presenting an evolutionary design, a trapezoidal grille and a shark-bite front fascia and slender headlights.

Hyundai Genesis blue

Hyundai Genesis:

This car comes as a single frame with a semi-gloss chrome finish. It is equipped with LED indicators, LED taillights, fog lamps and bi-functional HID headlamps.

Jeep Renegade whit

Jeep Renegade:

This is a new entry level model at the 84th Geneva Motor Show. It has a radical looking and presents styling inspiration. It represents the original military jeep and has a high ground clearance.

Mazda 2 black

Mazda 2:

This version of Mazda emerged featuring Kodo, an attractive design language. The exterior resembles its earlier version and the interior is simple and clean.

Mercedes-Benz C-Class dark blue

Mercedes-Benz C-Class:

This C-Class has a large size and it is wider in comparison to its predecessor. The wheelbase is added and the cargo capacity increased.

MINI 5-door

Mini 5 Door:

This is a new entry level engine coming with 5 door version. The engine will have variable camshaft control on the exhaust and on the intake side.

Nissan Qashqai blue

Nissan Qashqai:

This is a redesigned crossover. It presents an upscale appearance with a unique greenhouse and LED infused headlights. The diesel models in this come with manual transmissions and closes automatically at speeds over 30 km/h.

Volkswagen Passat blue

Volkswagen Passat (EU model):

The new Passat is more luxurious and comfortable as expected. It will attract more buyers with its established luxury badges. Passat is a car that is getting progressively with every generation and is more successful.

The 10 finalists were announced for 2015 World Car of the Year on Wednesday. On April 2, the winning vehicle will be announced at the New York International Auto Show after the selection is done in a secret ballot by dozens of international motoring journalists, including Michael Bettencourt, Globe Drive contributor.

World Car of the Year 2015: Finalists

BMW 2 Series Active Tourer
Citroën C4 Cactus
Ford Mustang
Hyundai Genesis
Jeep Renegade
Mazda2
Mercedes-Benz C-Class
MINI 5-door
Nissan Qashqai
Volkswagen Passat

World Luxury Car of the Year 2015: Finalists

BMW i8
BMW X6
Cadillac ATS Coupe
Cadillac Escalade/ESV
Kia K900
Lexus NX
Lexus RC
Lincoln MKC
Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe
Range Rover Autobiography Black LWB

World Performance Car of the Year 2015: Finalists

Audi S1
Audi S3
Audi TT / TTS
Bentley Continental GT Speed
BMW M4 Coupe/M3 Sedan
Corvette Z06
Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat
Jaguar F-TYPE R Coupe
Lexus RC-F
Mercedes-Benz AMG GT

World Car Design of the Year 2015: Finalists

BMW 2 Series Active Tourer
Citroën C4 Cactus
Mercedes C-Clas
Porsche Macan
Volvo XC90

World Green Car of the Year 2015: Finalists

BMW i8
Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell
Kia Soul EV
Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine
Volkswagen Golf GTE

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