GENEVA, Switzerland – The Volkswagen Golf has been called Europe’s 2013 Car of the Year.
The seventh-generation Golf larboard its antagonism in the dust advanced of the 2013 Geneva International Motor Appearance with 414 votes.
The Subaru BRZ, accessible in South Africa, was additional with 202 and the Volvo V40 third with 189.
Since its barrage in 1974 added than 29-million accept been awash globally; South Africa has been home to 323 100 back its bounded addition in 1978. The seventh generation, aboriginal apparent at the Paris auto appearance in 2012, was launched in South Africa in February 2013.
The accolade is one of the best important in Europe and gives consumers an abstraction of what the experts anticipate the “car of the future” ability be.
But it’s old account for the Golf; it additionally won the bays in 1992. Check out the latest models in our Geneva appearance section.
“The Subaru BRZ, awash as the Toyota 86 in South Africa” Nope it is awash as the Subaru BRZ in South Africa… currently accessible at your bounded Subaru banker at a affairs amount of R389K compared to the 86 that can be had for R334K
How predictable. And boring.
And to chase up on the Golf victory, the top 4 contestants for World Car of the year 2013 has aloof been announced. It seems that on the 28th of March the Golf will be accepting the abutting calamus in its cap and chase the VW Up! to accomplish it two in a row for VW.
Other contestants gunning for that title: BRZ/86; Boxter; Merc A Class