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Old 5th February 2010, 16:44   #1
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Default Cruze, Polo among 'world car of the year' finalists

Chevy Cruze and VW Polo are in the finalist's list for the 'World Car of the Year' award. Mercedes E class and Audi Q5 are other cars sold here which figure in the list. This shows that we are getting some prominent and very new cars!

Audi Q5
Chevrolet Cruze
Kia Soul
Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Opel/Vauxhall Insignia / Buick Regal
Porsche Panamera
Toyota Prius
Volkswagen Polo

Source:World Car of the Year finalists | Autocar India
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The Opel Insignia is a 2008 car. It won the European Car of the year 2008. I don't think it should qualify in this. However, Buick Regal which is the US spec Insignia is a new 2010 car.

IMO it's a tough call btween the Merc E-Class and the Toyota Prius. The E scores in technological advancements while the Prius scores with it's Hybrid technology.

The 2010 World Performance Car will be chosen from the following top ten finalists:
Aston Martin V12 Vantage
Audi R8 V10
Audi TT RS Coupé / Roadster
Ferrari California
Jaguar XFR
Lotus Evora
Mercedes-Benz E 63 AMG
Nissan 370 Z
Porsche 911 GT3
Porsche Boxster / Cayman
In this case i think the Ferrari California takes the cake. It's a superb GT car!

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