Greatest Cars of The 2010s

By: Ian Fortey

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Do you think there is any chance that Henry Ford could have envisioned what the automotive landscape of today would look like when he started making cars back in 1903? Was there any chance he could have predicted the sleek McLaren 600 LT and its blazing speed? The unparalleled luxury and comfort of a Lexus LFA? The old-school power and retro styling of his own company's Shelby Mustang GT350? Not a chance! So it's a good thing we don't need to rely on the insights and plans of more than a century ago to appreciate these past 10 years in automotive history. Technology raced ahead faster than many of these remarkable engines can carry a car, with incredible strides in hybrid and electric technology. Style and substance have been married like never before to create cars that don't just perform well but look amazing while they do it. Not all of them are affordable family sedans or workhorses, but they're all amazing in their own way. 

Why don't we ring in a new year by parking here for just a moment to take a leisurely drive down memory lane and see what the past decade had to offer in terms of automotive greatness?

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