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Meet the finalists for 2015 World Car Awards

More than 70 auto journalists from all over the globe have voted for the 2015 World Car Awards, identifying the five or ten finalists in each category. 

Three of those will advance to the next round during the Geneva Motor Show in March, and the overall winners will be crowned a month later at the New York Auto Show.

Here are the finalists:

2015 World Car of the Year Award

  • BMW 2 Series Active Tourer
  • Citroën C4 Cactus
  • Ford Mustang
  • Hyundai Genesis
  • Jeep Renegade
  • Mazda2
  • Mercedes-Benz C-Class
  • MINI 5 Door / MINI 4 Door Hardtop
  • Nissan Qashqai
  • Volkswagen Passat

2015 World Luxury Car of the Year Award

  • BMW i8
  • BMW X6
  • Cadillac ATS Coupe
  • Cadillac Escalade / Escalade ESV
  • Kia K900
  • Lexus NX
  • Lexus RC
  • Lincoln MKC
  • Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe
  • Range Rover Autobiography Black LWB

2015 World Performance Car of the Year Award

  • Audi S1
  • Audi S3
  • Audi TT/TTS
  • Bentley Continental GT Speed
  • BMW M3 / M4
  • Chevrolet Corvette Z06
  • Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat
  • Jaguar F-Type R Coupe
  • Lexus RC-F
  • Mercedes-AMG GT

2015 World Green Car of the Year Award

  • BMW i8
  • Hyundai x35 (Tucson) FCEV
  • Mercedes-Benz S 500 Plug-in Hybrid
  • Volkswagen Golf GTE
  • Volvo XC90 T8

2015 World Car Design of the Year Award

  • BMW 2 Series Active Tourer
  • Citroën C4 Cactus
  • Mercedes-Benz C-Class
  • Porsche Macan
  • Volvo XC90

Source: WCOTY