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  • Honda Civic Type R: Motor Authority Best Car To Buy 2023

    The Honda Civic Type R proves growing up isn’t a bad thing for a hot hatch as it wins our Motor Authority Best Car To Buy 2023 award.

  • Rivian R1T: Motor Authority Best Car To Buy 2022
    Rivian R1T: Motor Authority Best Car To Buy 2022

    The Rivian R1T becomes the first electric vehicle to win Motor Authority’s Best Car To Buy award.

  • 2020 Chevrolet Corvette convertible
    Chevrolet Corvette: Motor Authority Best Car To Buy 2021

    The Corvette's switch to a mid-engine design makes its power more accessible and turns the car to an every man's exotic. That earned it Motor Authority's Best Car To Buy 2021 award.

  • 2020 Porsche 911 - Best Car To Buy 2020
    Porsche 911: Motor Authority's Best Car To Buy 2020

    Almost six decades of development make the new Porsche 911 the best yet and the Motor Authority Best Car To Buy 2020.

  • 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1
    Chevrolet Corvette ZR1: Motor Authority's Best Car To Buy 2019

    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...

  • 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

    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. Which one's the best one for your garage and your wallet? The Motor Authority Best Car To Buy 2017 is the BMW M2. The M2 is proof that despite its big-selling SUVs, plug-in hybrids, and the i3 electric car, BMW still knows how to build a great driver’s car. A car that sings, a car that begs to be...

  • 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
    2013 Porsche Boxster: Motor Authority's Best Car To Buy 2013

    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

    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 hyper-exotic unobtainium hand-built ubercars, they're attainable without winning the lottery, having a (dead) rich uncle, or taking out a second mortgage on the house. Having been behind the wheel of every variant of the CTS-V yet unveiled--and being among the first to get a shot at the CTS-V Wagon...

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