The Greater Atlanta Automotive Media Association has named seven vehicles as some of the best in the 2020 Atlanta International Auto Show. The top picks range from sports cars, to trucks, to value purchases and the latest in technology.
“We had to make some tough choices among all of the vehicles on display this year,” said GAAMA President Daryl Killian. “But we agreed the winners demonstrate some of the best new car options for the motoring public,” he added.
The winners are:
Best Truck: 2020 GMC Sierra 2500 HD
Best Performance Vehicle:2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
Best Crossover/SUV: 2020 Ford Explorer
Best Green Car: 2021 Ford Mustang Mach E
Best Luxury: 2021 Genesis GV80
Best Bang for the Buck: 2020 Hyundai Venue
Judges Choice: 2021 GMC Yukon Denali
The GAAMA Awards are respected by the mobility industry who reacted with appreciation.
"It is an honor to receive the Greater Atlanta Automotive Media Association’s Best Bang for the Buck Award for the first-ever 2020 Hyundai Venue during the 2020 Atlanta International Auto Show, said Scott Margason, director, Product Planning, Hyundai Motor America. “Packing a powerful punch on practicality, personality and affordability, Venue offers the versatility of all-purpose driving, catering to a wide spectrum of lifestyles in different terrains that set it apart from other SUVs on the market.
“On behalf of our Genesis colleagues worldwide who’ve worked so tirelessly to create our fabulous new Genesis GV80 SUV, we’re humbled yet very excited by this acknowledgement of their great work,” said Mark Del Rosso, President and CEO, Genesis Motor North America. “The members of GAAMA sure know a good thing when they see it.”
Rhonda Belluso accepting the award on behalf of Ford said “The Mach E is a first step as we move toward electrification and we are honored that you think so much of it.” She also noted the Explorer has been redesigned and now is available in regular, sport and Hybrid drivetrains to meet the needs of a wide range of drivers.
GAAMA is a professional association of journalists across multiple disciplines that cover the automotive and mobility industry in the southeast.