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Car of the Year Award - Best New Cars - Motor Trend

Motor Trend's Car of the Year award, representing the car that best represents exceptional value, superiority in its class, and most significant development on the new-Car scene.

The Aria FXE Is an American-Made 1150-HP Hybrid Supercar

Last year at the L.A. Auto Show, California-based Aria showed a mid-engine concept called the "Fast Eddy." Named after Ed Taylor, former vice president of design at GM and father of one of Aria's co-founders, Charles Taylor. Now, the group is back with a production version, called the FXE, and it looks seriously cool.

Nine Cars We Loved at the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show

LA had a heap of reveals and North American premieres. Here are the cars we liked the most.

From Dubai to MotorTrend 2018 Car of the Year Finalists

2019 Corvette ZR1 Supercar Reveal | Chevrolet

The Corvette ZR1 has returned, this supercar wields a supercharged V8 engine with 749.9 horsepower.

Kuhl Racing Engraved Nissan GT-R Revealed

The most visually-complex Nissan GT-R ever created was unveiled by Kuhl Racing ahead of the Tokyo Auto Salon 2016. You'd might be surprised but this isn't Kuhl's first engraved GT-R, as the Japanese tuner already has a chrome variant of the Godzilla in its curriculum.

Porsche Panamera: 2018 Motor Trend Car of the Year Finalist - Motor Trend

We Like: Sports car performance and handling, limousine room, and luxury inside We Don't Like: Tire noise on some surfaces; radar cruise control and keyless entry are optional Porsche's Panamera looks like a four-door sports car. It drives like one, too.

Kia Stinger: 2018 Motor Trend Car of the Year Finalist - Motor Trend

We Like: Stunning design, stirring performance, strong value We Don't Like: Porpoises a bit, noisy over rough roads, interior doesn't match snazzy exterior Kia's Stinger was one of six all-new contenders for COTY this year, and other than the Model 3, it was the most anticipated.

Lexus LC: 2018 Motor Trend Car of the Year Finalist - Motor Trend

We Like: Bold exterior, gorgeous interior, and the car's overall audacity We Don't Like: Bizarre hybrid powertrain strategy, pathetic infotainment system If Car of the Year were awarded solely on the basis of design, the Lexus LC would drive off with this year's Golden Calipers.