The new Jaguar F-Pace has been selected as the 2017 World Car of the Year, which was announced at the New York motor show today.
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An initial field of 23 cars was narrowed to a short list of ten, with the three finalists announced at the Geneva motor show last month.
Several category winners were also announced, as follows:
2017 World Car of the Year: Jaguar F-Pace
2017 World Luxury Car: Mercedes-Benz E-Class
2017 World Performance Car: Porsche 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman
2017 World Green Car: Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid (Prius Prime in some markets)
2017 World Urban Car: BMW i3 (94Ah battery version)
2017 World Car Design of the Year: Jaguar F-Pace
This is the 13th year of the World Car of the Year awards. Under the rules of the WCOTY Association, a car must be available for sale on at least two continents by 31 May 2017 to be eligible for this year’s awards.