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Motor Authority Best Car To Buy 2018: how we arrived at the winner

The Motor Authority Best Car To Buy 2018 is the Honda Civic Type R. We said as much Monday. With its combination of exhilarating performance and downright value, you would think it would be a shoo-in for the award. Think again. The competition was fast and fierce this year and covered wide ground with worthy competitors, namely the Lexus LC 500, Porsche...

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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 what's our Motor Authority Best Car to Buy 2018? It's the...

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Motor Authority Best Car To Buy 2018 nominee: Kia Stinger GT

Kia is taking on giants with the Stinger. Priced below a BMW 3-Series and sized like a Lexus GS, the Stinger is aimed squarely at European sport sedans, and it has the European roots to back it up. Penned by former Audi design boss Peter Schreyer and developed by the former head of BMW M engineering Albert Biermann, the Stinger combines European sport sedan...

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Best Car To Buy 2018: cars that didn’t make the cut

As a staff we drive hundreds of new cars, trucks, and SUVs every year. We do the hard work of sorting through the best and worst of them so you don't have to. Many of the vehicles we drive are true achievements in performance and luxury. Others not so much. And then there are those that are quite good, but just don't measure up to the best of the year. Each...

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Motor Authority Best Car To Buy 2018 nominee: Porsche Panamera

The Porsche Panamera isn't the crazy bit of heresy that the Cayenne was. After all, a sedan/hatchback isn't as far a leap for a sports car maker as an SUV. But like the Cayenne, it's a Porsche, and that means it has to be sporty, even if it doesn't have two doors and an engine located anywhere but up front. Now in its second generation, the Panamera takes a...

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Motor Authority Best Car To Buy 2018 nominee: Honda Civic Type R

Honda fans in America have wanted patiently. As other countries got four generations of Civic Type Rs, we looked on longingly. Now it's our turn. The 2017 Honda Civic Type R shoves 306 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque through its front wheels and handles it expertly. A front suspension geometry that moves the steering axis outboard where it's closer...

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One of these cars will be Motor Authority’s Best Car To Buy 2018

History may record these as the best days for drivers. It is the era before emissions standards eliminate the internal combustion engine and before the autonomous car. It's an era of horsepower enabled by new engine technologies rising out of the same regulations that intend to make our planet cleaner. It's an era of new autonomous features that take some...

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