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Car of the Year 2017 Cowinner: Porsche 911 Turbo S

As for our other cowinner, the Porsche 911 Turbo S, Paul Altieri expressed the sentiments of many drivers—at the Car of the Year contest and elsewhere—when he said, “The 911 has always been and always will be the world’s best sports car. With the Turbo specification, it can also rip the doors off anything Italian […]

Car of the Year 2017 Cowinner: Lamborghini Huracán Spyder

It’s no wonder that the Lamborghini Huracán has quickly become a favorite of sports-car enthusiasts. It’s the brand’s best-handling car ever. While Lamborghinis have always appealed to revolutionaries who see the marque as a bold challenger to convention, this model comports itself with a dignified look and road manners suitable for everyday drives. “It’s like […]

Car of the Year 2017 | No. 3: Aston Martin DB11

The DB11 is the long-overdue successor to Aston Martin’s DB9, which was unveiled in 2003. (The DB10 was a one-off built in 2015 for the James Bond film Spectre.) From the more pronounced version of the brand’s signature front grille to the highly tapered rear end, the DB11 is fitted with new aerodynamic aids that […]

Car of the Year 2017 | No. 4: Audi R8 V10 Plus

The R8 is among the judges’ favorites whenever it makes a Car of the Year appearance. It claimed victory in 2008—its debut year—and second place three times. This year, the V10 Plus variant was edged out of a podium finish by the slimmest of margins. According to John Terlato, “It makes you confident enough not […]

Car of the Year 2017 | No. 5: McLaren 570GT

The Sport series, as McLaren calls its entry-tier model range, includes the grand-touring, long-distance version of the company’s sportier 570S. The 570GT employs genuine supercar technology—including a carbon-fiber monocoque chassis and the latest user-interface systems—and is one of the most beautiful new cars on the planet. Click here to read more!

Car of the Year 2017 | No. 6: Mercedes-AMG S63 Cabriolet

Forty-five years had come and gone since Mercedes-Benz last built a four-door flagship convertible. The 1971 280 SE was a stately drop-top propelled by a 3.5-liter V-8 engine that produced 230 hp—an impressive amount of power for its day. Times, of course, have changed, but the desire for a large, elegant, and high-powered convertible remains. […]

Car of the Year 2017 | No. 7: Jaguar F-Type SVR Coupe

The fastest Jag since the 213 mph XJ220 supercar of the 1990s, the F-Type SVR Coupe probes 200 mph territory and plays hardball in the big-cat league. This is the third F-Type to compete in the Car of the Year contests, and it is certainly the best yet. Roy Arnold, no stranger to fast GTs, […]

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