Meet the candidates for the World Car of The Year 2014

Meet the candidates for the World Car of The Year 2014

The organizers of the World Car of The Year 2014 finalists announced the award at the Geneva Motor Show.

Compete for the title of "World Car of The Year" models Audi A3, BMW 4 Series and Mazda3. In the category "World Luxury Car" the three finalists are Bentley Flying Spur, Mercedes-Benz S-Class and Range Rover Sport. In the "World Performance Car", Chevrolet Corvette Stingray compete, Speciale Ferrari 458 and Porsche 911 GT3.

In addition to these categories, the judges will choose the "World Green Car" and "World Car Design of The Year". In the first award, candidates are Audi A3 Sportback g-tron, BMW i3 and Volkswagen XL1. In the second, the winner will be the BMW i3, or Mazda3 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

All winners will be revealed on April 17, during the New York Auto Show.

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