The New York International Auto Show (NYIAS), scheduled for April, is set to host the 2014 World Car Awards, and a list of finalists for five titles – World Luxury Car, World Performance Car, World Green Car, World Car Design of the Year and finally the much-coveted World Car of the Year – has been released. The finalists are as follows:
World Performance Car
Alfa Romeo 4C, Audi RS 6 Avant, BMW M6 Gran Coupe, Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, Ferrari 458 Speciale, Ford Fiesta ST, Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 Roadster, Mercedes-Benz A/CLA 45 AMG, Porsche 911 GT3, Porsche 911 Turbo, Volkswagen Golf GTI.
The top three finalists in each category will be announced at the Geneva show on March 4, ahead of the prize-giving ceremony in New York. The World Car Awards and NYIAS have announced a five-year alliance that will keep the awards programme in NYC through 2018.