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Top 10 of 2016: Our best rated cars of the year

We were lucky enough to get behind the wheel of some amazing machines this year. Join us for a look back at the 10 highest scoring machines.

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10. 2017 Chrysler Pacifica

Scoring 8.5 is the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica. Yes, a minivan, but not just any minivan.

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The Pacifica wowed us with great style, a comfortable ride and plenty enough tech to keep you, and your kids, entertained.

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9. 2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport

The 2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport has basically all the good stuff from the ZR1, just with a little less power.

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This car is a demon on the track, backing up its aggressive looks with amazing performance.

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8. 2016 Audi TTS

The 2016 Audi TTS's performance couldn't even hide behind this thoroughly understated shade of gray.

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While not as ridiculous as the new RS, the TTS is a great blend of performance and price.

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7. 2017 Mercedes-Benz E300

The 2017 Mercedes-Benz E300 marks the debut for M-B's advanced semi-autonomous cruise control.

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But it isn't just about the safety tech. The E300 is simply a great sedan.

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6. 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S

The 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S is perhaps the sweet spot in the 911 range for those who want a sports car they can drive in four seasons.

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While the modern 911 is trending toward being more of a grand tourer, the 911 is still among the best driver's cars on the road.

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5. Lamborghini Huracán LP 610-4

The Lamborghini Huracán LP 610-4 is Lambo's most attainable supercar. But it's anything but ordinary.

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We were lucky enough to review both the coupe and the Spyder, and both are amazing. If you can afford either, you can't go wrong.

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4. 2016 Ferrari 488 GTB

At No. 4 is the 2016 Ferrari 488 GTB, one of the most amazing sports cars on the planet. The mixture of power and handling here is intoxicating.

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Torrential downpours couldn't dampen our enthusiasm about this car. Whether on the track or on the road, it is a phenomenal experience.

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3. 2017 Audi R8 V10 Plus

If the TTS at No. 8 wasn't enough for you, you'll like the 2017 Audi R8 V10 Plus.

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Very similar to the Lamborghini under the skin, the Audi delivers a sublime experience in a car you could genuinely live with every day.

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2. 2017 Audi S7

Another Audi? Yes indeed. It's the 2017 Audi S7, which scored a 9.2 for its great looks, great performance and comprehensive suite of tech.

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If you need a fast, luxurious sedan, it honestly doesn't get much better than this.

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Needless to say, both did very well, and regardless of which battery and options package you go for, you're getting a great machine.

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1. 2016 Tesla Model S

And at No. 1 it's the 2016 Tesla Model S. Actually, it's technically the No. 1 and the No. 3 car, because we reviewed two flavors this year: the ballistic 90 D and the more sensible 60.

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