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One of the most popular supercar hires in the UK – the Range Rover – has been nominated for the up and coming 2013 European Car of the Year.
The Range Rover Sport is one of 30 cars to have been selected as a contender for this prestigious award, established in 1964 by a team of car magazines.
We at Supercar Experiences are not surprised to see this stunning SUV in the list of nominees. The model is one of our most popular Range Rover rentals and is currently featuring in an exciting deal whereby you can hire the brand new top of the range Range Rover Sport for just £495 for four days.
The winner of the coveted award will be announced on the eve of the Geneva motor show on March 3 2014. The voting jury consists of motoring journalists from publications throughout Europe. Representation from each country is based on the size of the country’s car market and car manufacturing industry.
There are no categories or class winners; there is just one “single, decisive winner” among competing cars, which are not restricted to European cars. However nominees must be available in at least five European countries, and have expected sales of 5,000 a year.
Nominees are judged on design, comfort, safety, economy, handling, performance, functionality, environmental requirements, driver satisfaction and price. Technical innovation and value for money are also important factors.
Eligible cars are all new models released in the twelve months prior to the award, with this year’s provisional list of candidates including nine Japanese cars, six German, five French, three US, two each from the UK and Korea, and one each from Italy, Spain and the Czech Republic.
The Golf is only the second car to win the European Car of the Year Award twice. The Renault Clio won in 1991 and 2006, while the Mk3 Golf won the award in 1992. However, all seven generations of the Golf have appeared in the top three results for the award in the year of their