It's Official: Ferrari F430 is Jalopnik's Car of the Year

Despite a late run by the Dodge Charger R/T, Jalopnik readers have picked the Ferrari F430 as the Jalopnik Car of the Year 2005. Was it the Ferrari's superior blend of technical wizardry and visceral firepower that lured readers from the Charger's brute force, despite a near $170,000 price premium? And what of the Boxster? How did Porsche's fine, entry-level roadster — darling of the motoring press — wind up in last? Let us know in the comments. We'll be busy coming up with come kind of trophy that has nothing to do with lollipops.

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