2009 New York: 2009 World Car of the Year, and the winners are…

A jury made up of 59 international automotive journalists from 25 countries around the world chose the 2009 Volkswagen Golf as the 2009 World Car of the Year. The 2009 Golf beat out the other two nominations including the Ford Fiesta and the Toyota iQ.

The 2009 Nissan GT-R stole the title for the 2009 World Performance Car of the Year beating the Corvette ZR-1 and the Porsche 911 Carrera.

The Honda FCX Clarity was awarded the 2009 World Green Car of the Year. It beat the Toyota iQ and Mitsubishi i MiEV.

Last, but not least, The Fiat 500 stole the 2009 World Car Design of the Year award beating out the Jaguar XF and the Citroen C5.

– By: Omar Rana