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Wheels COTY 2013: The countdown is on

By Wheels staff, 09 Jan 2014 COTY

Wheels magazine, motoring news, Wheels Car of the Year, COTY, motoring awards

Six days remain before the 2013 Wheels Car Of The Year is unveiled. Which of the 49 eligible new cars compete for the most prestigious motoring title in Australia?

Now in its 51st year, Wheels magazine’s Car Of The Year is the world’s longest continuously-running new car award. It’s also Australia’s most respected automotive accolade…and the COUNTDOWN IS ON.

With only six days remaining before the 2013 Wheels Car Of The Year is globally revealed, the motoring world is abuzz — What will the winner be?

The answer will come from a field of 15 finalists, selected from 49 eligible candidates released in 2013. Each finalist was put through the wringer by the Wheels COTY expert panel and judged against established criteria that includes function, technology, efficiency, safety and value.

This year, Wheels will be utilising its strong web and social media presence to engage the community in the lead up to its COTY announcement. You can join the conversation by using the #WheelsCOTY hashtag across your social media platforms, following us on Twitter (@WheelsAustralia) and liking our Wheels Australia Facebook page.

The winner will be announced at the Wheels Car Of The Year function on Wednesday, January 15, with the COTY issue on-sale from Thursday, January 16.