A field of 49 candidates for the Continental Tyres Irish Car of the Year 2020 awards has been announced. The winner of the coveted title will be revealed at a gala event in The Westin Hotel, Dublin, on Thursday November 7th.
Voted on by a jury of 34 of Ireland’s most experienced motoring journalists, the Continental Tyres Irish Car of the Year awards highlight for Irish motorists the best cars that have been launched in the country taking account of the particular requirements of the Irish market.
The full field of candidates for the Continental Tyres Irish Car of the Year 2020 awards is as follows:
|Audi A1||Kia e-Soul||Range Rover Evoque|
|Audi E-Tron||Kia e-Niro||Renault Clio|
|Audi Q3||Kia XCeed||Renault Megane RS Trophy|
|Audi Q8||Kia ProCeed||SEAT Tarraco|
|Audi RS4||Lexus UX||Skoda Scala|
|Audi RS5||Lexus ES||Skoda Kodiaq RS|
|BMW 3 Series||Mazda 3||Ford Ranger Raptor|
|BMW 8 Series||Mercedes Benz B-Class||Tesla Model3|
|BMW X5||Mercedes Benz GLC||Toyota Corolla|
|BMW X7||Mercedes Benz GLE||Toyota Camry|
|BMW Z4||Mercedes Benz EQC||Toyota RAV4|
|Citroen C5 Aircross||Mercedes Benz CLA||Toyota Supra|
|Citroen Berlingo Multispace||Mercedes Benz A35 AMG||Volkswagen T-Cross|
|Cupra Ateca||Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV||Volvo S60 / V60|
|DS7||Opel Combo Life||Alfa Romeo Stelvio QV|
|Ford Focus ST||Peugeot 508|
|Hyundai Kona Electric||Peugeot Rifter|
A dedicated Irish Car of the Year website that contains background on the awards and further details on the eligible cars is available at: http://www.caroftheyear.ie
According to Tom Dennigan of awards sponsor, Continental Tyres: “This year, we have another bumper crop of new cars eligible for the Continental Tyres Irish Car of the Year title. Indeed, the awards website is a great resource for Irish consumers and those interested in buying a new car. The site has all of the detail on the range of new cars that have been launched in Ireland this year as well as useful video pieces on past winners’.
The website will also feature details of the vehicles that have been successful in the 2020 programme following the awards event on November 7th.