Motor Trend

MotorTrend is an American automobile magazine. It first appeared in September 1949,[3] and designated the first Car of the Year, also in 1949. [4] [5]

MotorTrend, February 2010
Editor-in-ChiefEdward Loh[1]
CategoriesAutomobile magazine
PublisherMotor Trend Group
Total circulation
(February 2017)
First issueSeptember 1949; 72 years ago (1949-09)
CountryUnited States
Based inLos Angeles, California, U.S.

Petersen Publishing Company in Los Angeles published MotorTrend until 1998, when it was sold to British publisher EMAP, who then sold the former Petersen magazines to Primedia in 2001. MotorTrend bears the tagline "The Magazine for a Motoring World". As of 2019 it is published by Motor Trend Group. It has a monthly circulation of over one million.[6]

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