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.