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2014 SA Coty finalists named

2013-10-21 10:58

2014 SA COTY FINALISTS: The 2014 SA Coty finalists were unveiled at the 2013 Johannesburg motor show. Vote for your favourite in our homepage voting booth. Image: WESBANK

The 2014 SA Car of the Year finalists have been revealed at the 2013 Johannesburg motor show. Find out which models are the cream of the SA motoring crop and vote for your favourite!

Earlier in 2013, Wheels24 reported on 40 semi-finalists in the 2014 Car of the Year competition. In October 2013, the nine finalists have been named at the 2013 Johannesburg International Motor Show.

Gallery: 2014 SA Car of the Year finalists

Below are the nine finalists: in alphabetical order

2013 Audi A3 Sportback 1.4T FSI Manual
2013 Jaguar F-TYPE 3.0 V6 S
2013 Lexus IS 350 F-Sport
2013 Mercedes-Benz A 45 AMG
2013 Peugeot 208 GTI
2013 Porsche Cayman S
2013 Renault Clio4 66kW Turbo Dynamique
2013 Volkswagen Golf 7 1.4 TSI 90kW Comfortline DSG
2013 Volvo V40 D3 Geartronic Excel

Judges will evaluate the vehicles Gerotek test facility near Pretoria in January 2014.

According to the South African Guild of Motoring Journalists: “Jury members will  assess the cars independently under the conditions individual vehicles would be expected to perform, with routes and modules designed to test the vehicles in a similar way the average consumer would use them.”

Vehicles will be judged on aesthetics, performance, build quality, ergonomics, fuel consumption, environmental friendliness, safety and value for money.

The winner will be revealed in February 2014.

Which vehicle do you think should be crowned the 2014 SA Coty? Vote for your favourite in our homepage voting booth! Wheels24 will collate the results in our Reader’s Car of the Year competition.

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