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Top 15 Most Popular Motor Trend Articles of 2014

Motor Trend logo Motor Trend 12/30/2014 Zach Gale

We shared an incredible variety of content in 2014, covering everything from hot auto-show debuts to our inimitable “Of The Year” competition. From a year that introduced us to some great cars, we present the top 15 most-viewed Motor Trend articles in 2014. How many of these stories have you read?

15. 2015 Jeep Renegade First Look

2015 Jeep Renegade Trailhawk© Provided by MotorTrend 2015 Jeep Renegade Trailhawk The 2015 Jeep Renegade, to be sold in more than 100 countries, represents the brand’s Fiat-based compact-SUV future. From March, this First Look provided the first basic details on the 2015 Renegade. Stay tuned for our drive impressions on this controversial vehicle.

14. 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT First Look

2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat© Provided by MotorTrend 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat For some enthusiasts, 2014 may go down as the year Dodge went power crazy. Just goes to show that in these times of ever-tightening fuel economy regulations, there’s still room for an insanely powerful rear-drive burnout machine.

13. 2015 Dodge Challenger First Look

2015 Dodge Challenger© Provided by MotorTrend 2015 Dodge Challenger Dodge kept the retro strong in the refresh of the 2015 Challenger, a muscle car that oozes style. Debuting at the 2014 New York Auto Show, the 2015 Challenger was plenty popular even before we had full details on the Hellcat variant.

12. 2015-2016 New Cars: The Ultimate Buyer's Guide

2015 2016 New Cars Buyers Guide© Provided by MotorTrend 2015 2016 New Cars Buyers Guide No one combines automotive knowledge with comprehensive stats quite like the Motor Trend Ultimate Buyer’s Guide. And with info on more than 30 automakers, is it any surprise this guide made the list?

11. 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 First Look

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06© Provided by MotorTrend 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Dodge wasn't the only automaker to get high-horsepower enthusiasts going in 2014. With 650 hp (as we later learned) and lots of performance-oriented upgrades over the standard Corvette, the new Z06 is one very capable machine.

10. 2015 Chevrolet Colorado First Look

2015 Chevrolet Colorado© Provided by MotorTrend 2015 Chevrolet Colorado The 2015 Chevrolet Colorado First Look article was published in November 2013, but even when just counting calendar year 2014, our first look at the Colorado demonstrated that readers are interested in the long-overdue new player in the somewhat neglected midsize truck segment.

9. 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata First Look

2016 Mazda MX 5 Miata© Provided by MotorTrend 2016 Mazda MX 5 Miata It’s hard to get more pure driving fun than with a Mazda MX-5 Miata, and in September 2014, Mazda pulled back the sheets on the next-generation model.

8. 2015 Subaru Outback First Look

2015 Subaru Outback© Provided by MotorTrend 2015 Subaru Outback Perhaps Subaru’s most iconic nameplate in the U.S., the Outback returned for the 2015 model year, and Motor Trend readers took notice.

7. 2014 Motor Trend SUV of the Year: Subaru Forester

2014 Subaru Forester 2.5i Touring© Provided by MotorTrend 2014 Subaru Forester 2.5i Touring Another Subaru makes our Top 15 of 2014 list. It should come as a shock to few readers that, even though this article arrived late in 2014, an SUV of the Year winner had staying power.

6. 15 Cars That Shaped the Ford Motor Company

1955 Ford Thunderbird© Provided by MotorTrend 1955 Ford Thunderbird In this 15-car list feature, we named the vehicles that helped shape the Ford Motor Company over the course of its 110-year history.

5. Toyota FT-1 Concept First Look

Toyota FT 1 Concept Front Three Quarters View On Road© Provided by MotorTrend Toyota FT 1 Concept Front Three Quarters View On Road This was no ordinary First Look story. With exclusive info, interviews, and photos, this was a Toyota FT-1 concept story readers would find nowhere else but Motor Trend.

4. 2015 GMC Canyon First Look

2015 GMC Canyon© Provided by MotorTrend 2015 GMC Canyon While the Chevrolet Colorado debuted late in 2013, the Canyon arrived in January, and the Motor Trend readers took notice -- big time.

3. 2015 Ford F-150 First Look

2015 Ford F 150 Tech© Provided by MotorTrend 2015 Ford F 150 Tech Before we tested two variants of the best-selling vehicle in the U.S., we gave readers a First Look preview of the 2015 Ford F-150. We can’t wait to see how the full-size-truck sales race shapes up in 2015.

2. 2015 Toyota Camry First Look

2015 Toyota Camry XSE© Provided by MotorTrend 2015 Toyota Camry XSE That’s right: The second-most-popular article in 2014 on was the 2015 Toyota Camry First Look. As the best-selling car in the U.S., some didn’t expect such a drastic refresh, but when the Camry debuted in April 2014, its bold styling helped boost awareness more than a more milder redesign ever could.

1. Future Cars! 2015 and Beyond

Future Cars© Provided by MotorTrend Future Cars The most popular article on in 2014? Our comprehensive feature on future cars, what to expect in 2015 and beyond. Covering everything from luxury cars to wagons and sports cars, our look at the automotive future was a reader favorite.

Which of these 15 stories was your favorite? And if your favorite isn’t here, what was it?

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