9 March 2015

Top three finalists announced in 2015 World Car Award

The Top Three finalists in the 2015 World Car in five award categories were announced in Geneva.

2015 World Car of the Year: Ford Mustang, Mercedes-Benz C-Class, VW Passat

2015 World Luxury Car: BMW i8, Mercedes-Benz S Coupe, Range Rover Autobiography Black LWB

2015 World Performance Car: BMW M4 Coupe/M3 Saloon, Jaguar F-TYPE R Coupe, Mercedes-Benz AMG GT

2015 World Green Car: BMW i8, Mercedes-Benz S 500 Plug-in Hybrid, VW Golf GTE

2015 World Car Design of the Year: Citroen C4 Cactus, Mercedes-Benz C-Class, Volvo XC90

The journey ends at the New York International Auto Show on Thursday, 2 April when all winners are declared.

The World Car Awards' judging panel is made up of 75 prominent automotive journalists from around the world that form a global community of experts. The Irish juror in the WCOTY Competition is Eddie Cunningham of the Irish Independent.