Car of the Year 2012 finalists announced

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Vauxhall Ampera
This year sees a big shake up for the prestigious Car of the Year award and from 35 candidates, the eight finalists have been revealed.

Usually, the winner is announced in November of the previous year. However, from 2012, the 59 Jurors will divulge their top car of this year, just before the start of the Geneva Motor Show on March 5th.

The eight cars that have made the final cut are shown below, but which do you think should win?

Car of the Year 2012 nominees

Car of the Year 2012 nominees