On March 5, the World Automobile Competition thundered. For the sixteenth time this year, eighty-six judges, renowned professional journalists, gathered to determine the best car of the year in five different nominations. These auto world experts represented twenty four countries of the world: the United States of America, Canada, Australia, European countries, India, China and others.
Nominations and finalists
The main nomination of this auto competition is the title of "World Car of the Year". In 2020, they were crossovers: KIA Telluride, Mazda CX-30, Mazda 3.
Fought for the name of the World City Car: KIA Soul EV, Mini Electric, VwT-Cross.
Winners of the World Sports Car category: Porsche 718 Spyder / Cayman GT4, Porsche 911, Porsche Taycan.
Best Car Design: Mazda3, Peugeot 208, Porsche Taycan
This year has been full of surprises for motorists. For the first time in the history of the competition, a Korean car won the main nomination. However, in order to take the championship tree, KIA will have to fight with the Japanese manufacturer Mazda, which, of course, has much more chances of winning.
The Porsche Taycan became practically the record holder, because it will fight for victory in as many as three nominations. If he wins, he will repeat the success story. Jaguar i-pace, which received the title of the best in three positions. It was he who became the car of 2019.
The winners were to be announced at the Geneva Motor Show. But since it was closed due to the threat of the coronavirus, the car enthusiast will have to be patient. Now, the results of the battle will be announced on April 8, 2020 at the New York Auto Show.