Best Car to Buy Winner

  • 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1

    Each year the Motor Authority editors place our butts in a slew of new luxury and performance cars. We drive them on the road and on the track. We treat them like we own them and like we stole them. This year we whittled down a particularly strong class of candidates to five finalists: the Audi RS 5, BMW M5, Chevrolet Corvette ZR1, Ford Mustang GT Performance Pack Level 2, and Jaguar I-Pace. After comprehensive back-to-back testing, we arrived at a winner. The Motor Authority Best Car To Buy 2019 is the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1. We were overwhelmed by the ZR1's prodigious power—755...

  • 2018 Honda Civic Type R
    Honda Civic Type R: Motor Authority's Best Car To Buy 2018

    Every year at Motor Authority we drive hundreds of vehicles to tell you what's best—swank luxury sedans to hypercars that chew through miles. This year we had a wide-ranging mix including a superb Porsche Panamera, a stunning Lexus LC 500, an upstart Kia Stinger GT that we loved to drive. But...

  • 2016 BMW M2 Coupe
    BMW M2: Motor Authority's Best Car to Buy 2017

    Each year, Motor Authority drives the quickest, fastest, and most luxurious vehicles on the planet to tell you which are the best. This year we had a bumper crop of amazing new machines. The Acura NSX is back, and so is the Audi R8—and we're finally driving the rally-tastic Ford Focus RS...

  • 2016 Chevrolet Camaro
    Chevy Camaro SS: Motor Authority's Best Car To Buy 2016

    Every year, the editors of Motor Authority do something we dreamed about as kids. We drive the most ferocious performance cars and the finest luxury cars to tell you which ones are the best. This year, the competition has been unbelievable. We've sampled exceptional cars like the new Cadillac ATS-V...

  • 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C
    2015 Alfa Romeo 4C: Motor Authority’s Best Car To Buy 2015

    Picking the best performance and luxury car of the year is a difficult thing. Determining which is the best, or at least your favorite, from a crowd of very pleasing choices, can often come down to purely qualitative elements. So it is with Motor Authority's Best Car to Buy 2015, the 2015 Alfa...

  • Motor Authority's Best Car To Buy 2014 award
    2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG, Porsche Cayman: Motor Authority's Best Cars To Buy 2014

    Fast, stylish, compact, reasonably priced, and incredibly fun, the 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG is Motor Authority's Best Performance/Luxury Car To Buy 2014. But it was an exceptionally close race. So close, in fact, that the CLA45 AMG didn't score an outright win. The 2014 Porsche Cayman is also...

  • 2013 Porsche Boxster

    The 2013 Porsche Boxster is Motor Authority's Best Car To Buy 2013.

  • 2012 Porsche 911
    2012 Best Car To Buy Winner: 2012 Porsche 911

    Picking a single winner out of a field of excellent cars is a tough task, particularly this year, with so many new or significantly improved cars in the luxury and performance realm. Value, style, performance, comfort, and practicality all weigh in, but ultimately, the question of which is truly...

  • 2011 Cadillac CTS-V Wagon
    2011 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe And Wagon: MotorAuthority's Best Car To Buy 2011

    The Cadillac CTS-V Coupe and Wagon are the winners of MotorAuthority's Best Car To Buy 2011 award. Why? Because they're two tire-shredding, lust-inducing, finely tuned, and well-crafted variations on a theme that belongs in any luxury and performance enthusiast's garage. Best of all, unlike some...

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