5 of the Hottest Cars for 2016

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Many vehicles can be likened to either sanitation engineers or reality television stars—some elicit respect (if not excitement) for their utilitarian diligence while others attract attention based solely on appearance and any long-term relationship will be disappointing and costly. But then comes the rarity: a stunner with real substance below the surface. Here are five quintessential cars for 2016 that have us swooning, and they are more than worthy of financial and emotional investment. —Compiled by Viju Mathew