Porsche takes home World Performance Car of the Year award

The pulse-quickening Porsche 911 Turbo has won the World Performance Car of the Year prize at the prestigious 2021 World Car of the Year Awards.

Porsche has won multiple World Car of the Year award winners in the past, with this year’s silverware awarded to the latest 992 generation 911 Turbo – a vehicle lauded for delivering performance perfection while remaining thoroughly usable every day.

Recognising the worldwide impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the auto industry, the World Car of the Year awards were held remotely this year. Categories are voted on each year by a panel of over 90 automotive journalists from 28 different countries.

The Porsche 911 Turbo has one the ultimate performance accolade at the prestigious World Car of the Year awards.

The German sportscar brand at the cutting edge of the industry took home the 2021 World Performance Car award for the latest 992 generation 911 Turbo, which has arrived in New Zealand in recent weeks.

This is the seventh World Performance Car win for Porsche in the World Car Awards’ 17-year history. Representing the peak of both performance and coupe-style luxury in the carmaker’s stable of models, the 911 Turbo was selected as the best on offer from a list of nine performance car finalists.

Porsche says its engineers like to talk about the 911 Turbo as the most perfect sports car ever, delivering incredible performance, while being comfortable and fully suitable for everyday use. The latest 911 Turbo model continues this philosophy, as voted by the World Car of the Year judging panel.

Vehicles eligible for the World Car of the Year award must be produced in volumes of at least 10,000 units per year, must be priced below the luxury-car level in their primary markets, and must be “on-sale” in at least two major markets on at least two separate continents between May 1, 2020 and May 1, 2021.

Watch the 2021 World Car of the Year award winners announcement at youtube.com/worldcartv

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