Jaguar takes home top spot.
New York – The Jaguar F‐Pace has been named the 2017 World Car Design of the Year award as well as the overall 2017 World Car of the Year. The winners were announced at the New York International Auto Show.
The F‐Pace was chosen from an initial entry list of 23 vehicles from all over the world, then a short list of ten, then three finalists as announced in Geneva last month: the Audi Q5, the Jaguar F‐PACE and the Volkswagen Tiguan
To be eligible for a World Car award, the candidates must become available for sale on at least two continents during the period beginning January 1, 2016 and ending May 31, 2017.
Vehicles were selected and voted on by an international jury panel comprised of 75 automotive journalists from 23 countries around the world.
Category winners for 2017 include:
2017 World Luxury Car
2017 World Performance Car
PORSCHE BOXSTER CAYMAN
2017 World Car Design of the Year
2017 World Green Car
TOYOTA PRIUS PRIME
2017 World Urban Car
BMW i3 (94Ah)