Everything is ready for the Car Design Award 2021, the international accolade that has been awarded since the 1980s – and since 2016 in its current incarnation – to the design teams that have created the best production and concept car projects, as well as the best brand design language. After the first round of voting of the Car Design Award jurors, we are pleased to announce the finalist projects competing in the award’s three categories: Production Cars, Concept Cars and Best Brand Design Language:

Production Cars:

Audi e-tron GT

Cadillac Lyriq

Cupra Formentor

Ford Bronco

Gordon Murray Design T.50

Hyundai Ioniq 5

Kia EV6

Land Rover Defender 90

Maserati MC20

Peugeot 308

Concept Cars:

Canoo Pick-up EV

Dacia Bigster

Genesis X Concept

Honda Suv e:concept

Lexus LF-Z Electrified

Nissan Z Proto

Renault 5 Prototype

Steyr Konzept

Toyota Aygo X Prologue

Voyah i-LAND

Brand Design Language:







As required by the Rulebook, the jurors selected 10 production car projects and 10 concept car projects unveiled between 1 April 2020 and 31 March 2021, plus 5 brands that have stood out for the formal language of their entire product range. The design teams winners of the 2021 Car Design Award will be proclaimed in October (the exact day of the price giving ceremony will be announced soon).