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MotorTrend magazine first appeared in September 1949, issued by Petersen Publishing Company in Los Angeles and bearing the tagline “The Magazine for a Motoring World.” MotorTrend has since become renowned for its MotorTrend Car of the Year, SUV of the Year, Truck of the Year, Person of the Year, and Best Driver’s Car awards programs. It also has an extensive Buyer’s Guide shopping portal headlined by our MotorTrend Ultimate Car Rankings—our sophisticated car-ratings system designed to help you find a new car in a way only MotorTrend can.

More recently, the MotorTrend App has become the go to destination for the best in award-winning automotive entertainment, with thousands of hours and episodes of programming that continues to grow each day. The App is headlined by hit shows including Roadkill, Top Gear America, Dirt Every Day, as well as live motorsports events including the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
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