Jaguar F-Pace named the 2017 World Car of The Year; the W213 E-Class the World Luxury Car of The Year
In what marks the first for an SUV, the Mercedes-BenzC-Class, which won in 2015. The Jaguar made the top pick from a list of 23 vehicles, which was shortlisted to 10 and after that consequently trimmed to 3 finalists: the F-Pace, S-Class Cabriolet the sole rival for this category. In Malaysia, the F-Pace is sold as a 350 PS/450 Nm 35t design in two trim versions, the RM598,800 Status and the RM658,800 R-Sport.
The 2017 World High-end Cars and truck of The Year award was won by the W213 Mercedes-Benz E-Class, beating the Spyder and the McLaren 570S. Other finalists were the Aston Martin DB11, Honda NSX, Lexus LC 500 and the Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster. Onwards to the World Urban Cars and truck category, the BMW i3 (94 Ah)took the honours, with the Citroen C3 and Suzuki Ignis rounding out the leading three. Other finalists in this class consist of the Ford Ka+, Smart Brabus and the Suzuki Baleno. Lastly, the World Green Car award went to the Toyota Prius Prime, with the rest of the leading 3 finalists completed by the Chevrolet Bolt and the Tesla Model X. Other finalists in this class consist of the Honda Clarity fuel-cell vehicle, Hyundai Ioniq, and the BMW 740e iPerformance. GALLERY: Jaguar F-Pace driven in Montenegro The post Jaguar F-Pace called the 2017 World Car of The Year; the W213 E-Class the World High-end Automobile of The Year appeared initially on Paul Tan’s Automotive News.