Car Design Award 2021 finalists announced

By Divyank Kushagra Bansal | on May 12, 2021

Honda SUV:e Prototype

GMA T.50

Renault 5 Prototype

Audi e-tron GT

Instituted in 1984, the Car Design Award is a premier international accolade awarded to the design teams that have created the best production and concept car projects and the best brand design language.

The finalists of the 2021 edition of the Car Design Award have been announced. As per the rulebook, this year's 12-member jury, of which our editor, Dhruv Behl, is proud to be a part of, has shortlisted ten production car models, ten concepts, and five brands for the three award categories – Production Cars, Concept Cars, and Brand Design Language – after the first round of voting. The third category, i.e. Brand Design Language, recognises the top five brands that have stood out in terms of the formal design language of their entire product range. As for the shortlisted cars, only those models unveiled between 1st April 2020 and 31st March 2021 qualify for the 2021 Car Design Award.

Listed below are the shortlisted contenders for the aforementioned award categories: 

Production Cars Concept Cars Brand Design Language
Audi e-tron GT Canoo pick-up EV Ferrari
Cadillac Lyriq Dacia Bigster Genesis
Cupra Formentor Genesis X Concept Hyundai 
Ford Bronco Honda SUV:e Prototype Kia
Gordon Murray Automotive T.50 Lexus LF-Z Electrified Peugeot
Hyundai IONIQ 5 Nissan Z Proto  
Kia EV6 Renault 5 Prototype  
Land Rover Defender 90 Steyr Konzept  
Maserati MC20 Toyota Aygo X Prologue  
Peugeot 308 Voyah i-LAND  

The winners will be announced after the second round of voting in a special ceremony slated to take place in October 2021. The exact dates will be announced closer to the final event.

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