Motor Trend has named the finalists that will vie for its 2019 awards in three categories: Car of the Year, SUV of the Year and Truck of the Year. The big winners in each of the categories will be named at an event in conjunction with the Los Angeles Auto Show on November 26.
Here’s a rundown of this year’s collection of models that have already beaten out an initial list of contenders:
Car of the Year: Genesis G70
What they liked:
- Performance-minded powertrain, especially with the 3.3L twin-turbo V6
- Sporty chassis
- Great exterior styling
- High-quality interior, complete with diamond stitching on the leather seats