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World Car of the Year winners announced

World Car of the Year winners announced”

The list of winners for the 2017 World Car Awards has been announced recently.

F-Pace, which is the first ever sport utility vehicle from Jaguar Land Rover made it way into the Nigerian market a year ago on the platform of the Tech+ conference and exhibition in Lagos.

Other finalists for the prestigious top prize this year was the Audi Q5 and Volkswagen Tiguan, other SUVs, indicating how the auto market is changing, with more demand for SUVs.

The luxurious performance SUV, Jaguar F-Pace has just been awarded the World Car of the Year 2017.

The World Luxury Car of the Year category meanwhile has been taken by the Mercedes E-Class, which beat the BMW 5 Series and Volvo S90/V90 to this honour. The Toyota Prius Prime, was adjudged the World Green Car of the Year while the and the BMW i3 beat the Suzuki Ignis to win the which World Urban Car award. Offered in Pure, Prestige, R-Sport and First Edition, the F-Pace is brought to India as completely Built Unit (CBU).

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Taking the main World Car of the Year accolade this year is the Jaguar F-PACE, the British brand's first production SUV which has proven to be quite a hit. This first SUV from Jaguar has taken over the much-coveted crown.

THE Jaguar F-PACE has been crowned the best and most handsome auto in the world after double success at the 2017 World vehicle Awards, scooping the prestigious World vehicle of the Year and World vehicle Design of the Year titles.

"Consideration for this award is a testament to our focus on developing products that both stir the emotions and meet the mobility needs of our customers in all corners of the world", said Jack Hollis, Group VP of Toyota division. The SUV is available with a 2.0-litre diesel engine which dominates the majority of the F-Pace sales.

If performance is what you're into, the Porsche Boxster and Cayman has been named the Performance Car of the Year, topping the McLaren 570S and Audi R8 Spyder.

Previous World Car of the Year winners have been the Mazda MX‐5 (2016), Mercedes‐Benz C‐Class (2015), the Audi A3 (2014), the Volkswagen Golf (2013), the Volkswagen Up!



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