The organizers of the prestigious international competition “Car of the Year 2011” (World Car of the Year) released a list of models that will fight for victory in two categories – “World Car of the Year” and “World Sports Car of the Year.
The jury consisting of 66 specializing in automotive topics of journalists from around the world, selected from 10 models in each category are listed below in alphabetical order.
“World Car of the Year”
Audi A6 Sedan / Avant
BMW 1 Series
BMW 3 Series
Chevrolet Volt / Opel / Vauxhall Ampera
Land Rover Evoque
“World Sports Car of the Year”
Audi RS 3 Sportback
BMW 1 Series M Coupe
Chevrolet Camaro ZL1
Lamborghini LP 700-4 Aventador
Mercedes Benz CLS-63 AMG
Mercedes-Benz C-63 AMG Black Series Coupe
For three finalists in each category will be announced at the Geneva International Motor Show on March 6. Winner of World Car of the Year will be announced April 5 at the New York Auto Show.
Past winners in the category “World Car of the Year” (in order from 2011 to 2005): Nissan Leaf, Volkswagen Polo, Volkswagen Golf VI, Mazda 2, Lexus LS 460, BMW 3-Series and Audi A6.