Porsche 911 GT3 wins 2014 World Performance COTY

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We love Porsche. And although we’re yet to drive one, we love 911 GT3s. Indeed, if when our lotto numbers come up, the first task will be deciding which GT3 to buy while we wait for the new one. Just as essential as it is to have fine taste in motor cars, it’s also best […]

Audi A3 wins 2014 World Car of the Year

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The 8V Audi A3 has been named the 2014 World Car of the Year, beating a field of 24 finalists which had been narrowed down to three and included the BMW 4 Series and the Mazda3. On awarding the A3 the grand prize the judges noted: “It might borrow styling hints from its bigger brothers, […]

Jaguar F-Type – 2013 World Car Design of the Year

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Jaguar’s very stylish F-Type has been named the 2013 World Car Design of the Year. It’s another feather in the cap of the accomplished career of Ian Callum. The F-Type came up trumps impressing the specially appointed five-member design panel who said: “Almost Italian at first glance. the clear, analytic and fresh design of the […]

Porsche Boxster/Cayman – 2013 World Performance Car of the Year

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We think the 981 Porsche Boxster and Cayman are pretty ace, even though we’re yet to drive either. But it turns out we’re not the only ones who reckon the Coxster rocks, as both cars have been awarded the 2013 World Performance Car crown. An initial field of 20 cars was shortlisted to three and […]

Volkswagen up! – 2012 World Car of the Year

The nifty little Volkswagen up! has won many fans since it was first announced and it can now add the judges from the World Car Awards after it was named the 2012 World Car of the Year. Volkswagen can proudly place the trophy alongside the WCOTY titles handed to the Golf VI (2009) and Polo […]

Volkswagen Polo – World Car of the Year 2010

Volkswagen’s latest Polo has added to its European Car of the Year gong by adding the title of World Car of the Year for 2010. This means the Polo has followed the same path as its larger sibling, the Golf, which won the WCOTY in 2009. Using the criteria of merit, value, safety, environment, significance […]

Volkswagen Golf VI – World Car of the Year 2009

The Volkswagen Golf VI has been named World Car of the Year for 2009. The announcement was made overnight at the New York International Auto Show. After making the final cut, the Golf had to beat the Ford Fiesta and the Toyota iQ to claim the 2009 World Car of the Year title. “We are […]