For the VW Golf, this victory was the 17th since the last generation of the car was introduced in November, 2012. According to the jury, this VW Golf VII deserves to be a winner of 2013 World Car of The Year because the car is considered fresh, has progressive design, carrying a great new engine, and is equipped with abound of safety systems and features. The Volkswagen CEO, Martin Winterkorn, said to win the award again shows the Golf is, and remains, in a class of its own all around the world.
|Martin Winterkorn and the Winner of World Car Of The Year 2013 - VW Golf VII. (Picture from: http://www.auto-types.com/)|
The winner of 2013 World Car of The Year was announced on March 28, 2013, that coincide with the 2013 New York International Auto Show. Previously the prime candidate of the winner of 2013 World Car of The Year has re-filtered by the jury.
|Interior view of VW Golf VII. (Picture from: http://www.autoevolution.com/)|
Here weren't explained why the jury set four nominees on this third phase. Though the referring of the original plan, at this stage the jury should only define three nominees. 2013 WCOTY is the second award title that has occurred since 2009. This year the committee has done a selection on the 42 cars that classified have met the requirements.
|The Porsche Cayman/ Boxster has been declared as the 2013 World Performance Car of the Year. (Picture from: http://www.autoguide.com/)|
|The Jaguar F-Type take out the 2013 World Car Design of the Year title. (Picture from: http://www.indiandrives.com/)|
While the Golf won the trophy for overall top honours, the Porsche Boxster/Cayman was deemed the best of the best for enthusiasts, being named 2013 World Performance Car of the Year. Pipping the Ferrari F12 Berlinetta and the combined entry of the Toyota 86/GT 86/Subaru BRZ/Scion FR-S, the sports car’s win is the German marques second in succession with the Porsche 911 winning last year.
|Tesla Model S was voted as the 2013 World Green Car of the Year. (Picture from: http://cars.findthebest.com/)|