Jaguar I-Pace wins the title “Car of the Year 2019”
The winner of the "Car of the Year" Award 2019 is the Jaguar I-Pace, chosen by 60
automotive journalists from 23 European countries. The decisive vote was taken live this
afternoon at the Geneva International Motor Show in presence of international press
representatives. Ian Callum, Jaguar Director of Design, received the award.
The winner, Jaguar I-Pace, won the final in a head-to-head race for the prestigious and coveted car
prize against six other competitors. For the first time ever, two cars had the same number of
winning points: The Alpine A110 and the Jaguar I-Pace. The Jaguar I-Pace finally won the prize
thanks to the jury's decision. The Jaguar was placed in the number 1 slot more often than its
competitor (Jaguar I-Pace: 18, Alpine A110: 16 times).
The trophy was handed over by jury President and STERN automotive journalist Frank Janssen to
Ian Callum, Jaguar Director of Design. Ian Callum was extremely proud of the title: "An electric
SUV - that's the future"! The Jaguar brand won the coveted award for the first time.
In addition to innovation and safety, the decisive criteria for the title are design and value for
Results of the vote 2019:
Citroën C5 Aircross:
About “Car of the Year”:
The “Car of the Year” trophy is considered as the most prestigious and conveted award in the
automobile world. Currently, 60 journalists from 23 countries are members of the jury. The Car of the
Year was created by STERN and it has been awarded since 1964. It was established by seven
European magazines from seven countries: Germany (Stern), Italy (Auto), France (L'Automobile
Magazine), Spain (Autopista), United Kingdom (Autocar), The Netherlands (Autovisie) and Sweden
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