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  • Women's World Car of the Year nominees are announced

    Mar 02, 2012, 10:24
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    There are many different awards for the best car of the year title, specifying best cars in the world or in Europe, as also – best car for women. Title of this award is Women's World Car of the Year and its jury consists of women automotive journalists from 11 countries.

    At the first stage they make a personal list of cars they consider the best. As a result, this week there had been chosen 32 finalists from 300 candidates.

    All vehicles are divided by four categories: Family Car, Luxury Car, Sports Car and Economical Car. Every car is estimated by such criteria as safety, value for money, handling, how convenient the car for children transportation is, color, environmental friendliness, aesthetic appeal and even sexuality. Speed and number of horse power are not crucially important in this award.

    Winners in every category will be announced at the end of March and Award Ceremony will take place in September at The Paris Motor Show.

    In Family Car category go after victory such cars as Ford Focus, Audi Q3, Kia Optima, Mazda CX5 etc; in Luxury Car category – Range Rover Evoque, Audi A6, Mercedes-Benz C-Class etc; in Sports Car category – Porsche 911 (991), Jaguar XKR, Renault Megane III etc and in Economical Car category – VW up!, Kia Rio, Honda Civic etc.

    The first women's car of the year was considered Jaguar XF in 2010, the winners of the last year were two models at once: BMW 5-Series and Citroen DS3.

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