2015 NYIAS: World Car Of The Year Awards

Day 2 of the New York Auto Show begins each year with the World Car of the Year Awards (WCOTY). Last year there were many categories showcasing some of the most exclusive cars in the world. This year is no different. Here are the categories and the nominees.

Green COTY


The BMW i8, the Volkswagen Golf GLE, and the Mercedes Benz S500 E.

Luxury COTY


The BMW i8, the Range Rover, and the Mercedes Benz S class Coupe.

Performance COTY

The BMW M3 sedan/M4 coupe, the Jaguar F-Type Coupe R, and the Mercedes Benz AMG GT. 


The Ford Mustag GT, The Mercedes Benz C class, and the Volkswagen Passat

And the winners are:

Green COTY the BMW i8

Luxury COTY Mercedes Benz S Class Coupe

Performance COTY Mercedes AMG GT

WCOTY the Mercedes Benz C-class


Also of note, the World Design COTY went to the Citroen C4 Cactus.

CongratulTions to all the winners!


Written by Gregson

Gregson's love affair with cars began at a young age thanks to his father who introduced him to racing. He's been a fan ever since he saw his first race live at Watkins Glen at the age of 5. He loves GT3, F1, Rally, Touring, and Le Mans styles of racing. Intermediate knowledge of internal combustion engines. Any reading done for pleasure is devoted to automotive journalism. Gregson owns a WRX and can 4-wheel drift directly into your hedges, no sweat. He currently is a Senior Copywriter for McCann Torre Lazur specializing in pharmaceutical advertising. He lives in New Jersey with his wife Kate and their dog Savannah.


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