World Cup of Cars

Welcome to our series, the World Cup of Cars. In this series of articles, we take a look at some of the most popular vehicles from each country competing in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, and pit them against each other to see who will be the ultimate winner. We’ll be updating daily, so keep checking back to see who will be the victor!

Brazil vs. Croatia

We pit the Volkswagen Gol (Brazil) against the Skoda Octavia (Croatia) to see who will come out on top.

Mexico vs. Cameroon

This time, the Chevy Aveo (Mexico) takes on the Toyota Hilux (Cameroon). Who will be the victor?

Spain vs. Netherlands

Spain and the Netherlands face off in real life, and in the world of cars. See the SEAT Ibiza (Spain) take on the Mitsubishi Outlander (Netherlands).

Chile vs. Australia

Chile (Chevrolet Sail) takes on the mighty Australia (Mazda3) in the World Cup of Cars. Read to see our top pick in this exciting match.

Colombia vs. Greece

In the battle between Columbia and Greece, the Chevy Spark (Columbia) faces the Opel Corsa (Greece). Who will take the title?

Uruguay vs. Costa Rica

Uruguay meets Costa Rica on the soccer pitch. Meanwhile, for the World Cup of Cars, the FIAT Siena (Uruguay) is up against the Daihatsu BeGo Terios (Costa Rica).

England vs. Italy

Time for England to face Italy in a ferocious battle in the rainforest. Here, we pit the Lotus Elise (England) against the Ferrari 458 Italia (Italy) to see who holds the power.

Cote D’Ivoire vs. Japan

The Mitsubishi L200 takes the field for Cote D’Ivoire, while the Daihatsu Tanto represents its motherland, Japan. See which one wins this round of the World Cup of Cars!

Switzerland vs. Ecuador

Swiss drivers love the Subaru XV Crosstrek, but will the crossover be tough enough to beat Ecuadorian favorite, the Chevy Grand Vitara in the World Cup of Cars?

France vs. Honduras

France and Honduras face off in Brazil, but here it’s all about the Renault Clio IV (France) and the Nissan Frontier (Honduras). Who will come out ahead?

Argentina vs. Bosnia and Herzegovina

Watch as the FIAT Palio (Argentina) meets the Peugeot 301 (Bosnia and Herzegovina) in the latest round of the World Cup of Cars

Germany vs. Portugal

Germany takes on Portugal in the first round of games from group G. But who will be crowned our winner? The VW Golf (Germany) or the Renault Megane (Portugal)?

Iran vs. Nigeria

Iran and Nigeria face off on the football pitch, and the two countries’ favorite cars battle it out here on The News Wheel. It’s the ix35 (Iran) vs. the Kia Cerato (Nigeria).

Ghana vs. USA

The long-awaited match! Ghana takes on the USA in this round of the World Cup of Cars. The players? Toyota Camry all around!

Belgium vs. Algeria

In the World Cup of Cars: Belgium vs. Algeria, the Renault Scenic (Belgium) is pitted against the Hyundai Accent (Algeria). Read to see our pick for this match!

Brazil vs. Mexico

It’s the Citroen C3 Aircross (Brazil) versus the Honda Fit (Mexico). Which of these two cars will make it to the next stages in the World Cup of Cars?

Russia vs. Korea Republic

In the battle between the Nissan Almera (Russia) and the Hyundai Sonata (Korea), only one car can come out on top. See which car, and which country, prevails in this round.

Australia vs. Netherlands

Which car and country will you be rooting for: the Ford Territory (Australia), or the Volvo 300 Series (Netherlands)? We know which one we’ll pick.

Spain vs. Chile

As the SEAT Leon (Spain) takes on the SsangYong Actyon (Chile), which team will prevail to be named champions in this round of the World Cup of Cars?

Cameroon vs. Croatia

Camroon (Toyota Hiace) plays Croatia (Volkswagen up!) in the World Cup of Cars. Who will advance to the next round?

Colombia vs. Cote D’Ivoire

Watch as Colombia (Chevy Captiva Sport) takes on Cote D’Ivoire (Great Wall Hover) in a match that’ll end in tears for someone.

Uruguay vs. England

It’s an intense matchup with Uruguay taking on England, but which country will win the World Cup of Cars? Uruguay (NSU P6) or England (Mini Cooper classic)?

Japan vs. Greece

Japan might have the upper hand when it comes to manufacturing vehicles, but does it have what it takes to beat Greece? It’s the Honda Insight (Japan) vs, the Toyota Aygo (Greece)!

Italy vs. Costa Rica

In the battle of the homemade, the Italian Alfa Romeo 4C takes on the Costa Rican concept CambYoCar in this round of the World Cup of Cars

Switzerland vs. France

Switzerland (Toyota Auris) takes on France (Peugeot 207) in today’s matchup to determine whose taste in cars in superior.

Honduras vs. Ecuador

The world’s–and Honduras’–favorite car, the Toyota Corolla, takes on an odd-looking Mazda truck, the BT-50, favored by Eduacorian drivers.

Argentina vs. Iran

The Volkswagen Amarok represents Argentina, while the IKCO Samand plays for Iran. Who will come out on top?

Germany vs. Ghana

German-designed and German-built, the BMW i3 is the obvious choice for Deutschland in this match. Will it win against the Pontiac Vibe, which is big in Ghana?

Nigeria vs. Bosnia and Herzegovina

The Nissan Patrol takes to the pitch for Nigeria, while Bosnia and Herzegovina send out the Opel Astra on their behalf.

Belgium vs. Russia

The Belgium-built Volvo C30 takes on the Lada Priora, which represents Russia in this exciting matchup between the two cars.

South Korea vs. Algeria

The typically Korean Kia Picanto and the popular-in-Algeria Renault Symbol go head to head in the battle for title of coolest car.

USA vs. Portugal

The Amerian proud Ford F-150 and the Portuguese-built SEAT Alhambra face off in what’s certain to be an intense pairing.

Netherlands vs. Chile

The super-cool and unattainable (for us) Spyker C8 Aileron representa the Netherlands in this game, while Chile sends out the Kia Rio. Is it a no-brainer?

Australia vs. Spain

Australia picks the Jeep Grand Cherokee to play against Spain’s popular SEAT Altea in this round of the World Cup of Cars. Get ready for the action.

Cameroon vs. Brazil

Cameroon makes a play for host country Brazil by plaing the Suzuki Grand Vitara, while Brazil itself chooses the Chevrolet Onix. Can Brazil prevail?

Croatia vs. Mexico

Croatian favorite, the Škoda Rapid, takes on the soon-to-be-Mexican-made Mazda2. Both cars are cool, but which one has the ice cold factor?

Italy vs. Uruguay

The Fiat 500L steps up for the Italians, while the Uruguay team picks the BYD New F3 to represent their home country. Which car has the upper hand?

Costa Rica vs. England

It’s “buh-bye” for England in the World Cup, but can the Ford Fiesta win points for the team against Costa Rica’s Honda Civic in the World Cup of Cars?

Japan vs. Colombia

Japanese-built Subaru Impreza takes on Columbian favorite Renault Sandero. Can the Japanese car beat its opponent in this World Cup of Cars match?