2014 SA Coty Finalists Named
9 November 2013 - The truth about cars
In October 2013, the nine finalists have been named at the 2013 Johannesburg International Motor Show.
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.