Most coveted World Car of the Year award for 2017 is won by Jaguar F-Pace for 2017. The car won the award competing against the likes of 23 cars from various auto manufacturers worldwide. It not only wins the overall ward, it won the World Car Design of the year as well.
Incidentally, F-Space is the fastest selling vehicle under the Jaguar brand currently. The car perfectly balances long distant highway drives, city commutes and occasional light off-road rides.
The process for selecting the WCOTY started in September 2016 with 23 entries. Test drives were held in Loa Angeles in November 2016 after which three finalists in their respective categories were shortlisted. The winners were announced in April 2017.
Audi Q5 and Volkswagen Tiguan were the runners up this year for Car of the Year award. The BMW i3 got the best World Urban Car and Citroen C3 and Suzuki Ignis were the runners up in this category. The new Mercedes Benz E-Class won the World Luxury Car of the Year. World Green Car of the Year was bagged by the Toyota Prius Prime. The Porsche 718 Cayman and the Boxster twins won the prestigious Performance Car of the Year award.