15 Automakers That Can Perfectly Fill Your Two Car Garage

One practical car, one fun car, both from the same brand.

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Acura

One practical car, one fun car, both from the same company. It's a match made in heaven, and these are the automakers that can help you achieve that dream.

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Acura
Acura NSX and RDX A-Spec

The NSX is a masterpiece. It's so good to drive, we named it our 2017 Performance Car of the Year. But this supercar can't fill every role. Luckily, Acura also makes the RDX A-Spec, meaning you can keep that sporty character while hauling the kids to school or running errands.

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Maserati
Maserati Granturismo and Levante Trofeo

The GranTurismo is great because it looks good and sounds wonderful. That being said, it's not terribly practical. The Levante Trofeo uses a twin-turbo V-8 packing 590 horses, with SUV practicality for when you can't bask in the grand-touring charm of your coupe.

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Audi
Audi Q8 and R8

The R8 is one of the most practical supercars you can buy, but sometimes, two seats just aren't enough. That's where the Q8 comes in. If you need to move people or a bunch of stuff, it's got you covered when the R8 just can't cut it.

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Ariel Nomad and Atom

One super-light tube-frame race car for off-roading, one super-light tube-frame race car for road courses. Do the Atom and Nomad make the perfect enthusiast's combo? We think so.

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Ferrari GTC4 Lusso and 488 Spider

Ferrari doesn't make an SUV yet, but it does offer the ultra-practical GTC4 Lusso, with all-wheel drive and four usable seats. And when you don't need all that capacity, the 488 Spider is the perfect drop-top mid-engine supercar to fill the gap.

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Honda
Honda Ridgeline and Civic Type R

This is a perfect two-car garage that won't break the bank. The Ridgeline is a delightfully capable pickup with tons of everyday usability. And the Civic Type R? Well, it's one of the best front-drive cars ever made. Plus, you can stick a Grom in the back of the Ridgeline and have a perfect two-cars-and-a-tiny-motorcycle garage.

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Chevrolet
Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 and Corvette ZR1

Really, you could pick any Colorado and any Corvette, but these are the ultimates. Thanks to trick Multimatic shocks, the Colorado ZR2 is an amazing off-roader with great on-road abilities. Also, it looks just right. The ZR1? It's a 755-hp weapon and our 2019 Performance Car of the Year.

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Lamborghini Huracan Performante and Urus

With the addition of the Urus SUV, Lamborghini fans will no longer have to settle for a practical car made by a lesser brand. And with the Huracan Performante filling the other slot, there won't be any shortage of fun behind the wheel.

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Alfa Romeo 4C and Giulia Quadrifoglio

The 4C is nice, but it doesn't leave you with much practicality. That's where the Giulia comes in. It's even faster than the 4C, and comes with five seats and a real trunk.

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Jaguar
Jaguar F-Type and F-Pace

In addition to making fantastic sports cars, Jaguar also makes competent SUVs. The F-Pace would compliment an F-Type nicely in a garage for two.

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BMW i8 and X5 M

The BMW i8 is about as close as you'll get to owning a spaceship: It's built out of carbon fiber, and it's fast enough to fulfill your sports car needs. The X5 M is luxurious, comfortable, and will fulfill your practical needs when it comes to hauling people and things. The twist here is that the sports car gets better gas mileage than the SUV, and the SUV is almost as fast as the sports car.

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Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 and F-150 Raptor

The Shelby GT350 is an amazing performance car. In fact, we liked it so much, we named it our 2016 Performance Car of the Year. Its foil is the SVT Raptor, a truck that will blast through the desert and tackle the wilderness far better than the Mustang could ever hope to. Plus, good luck carrying any plywood in the back of your Mustang.

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Mercedes-Benz and Chris Perkins
Mercedes-AMG GT and E63 AMG Wagon

Mercedes took aim at the Porsche 911 with its latest AMG sports car, and it's spectacular. For a life of no-compromises awesomeness, pair it with the wagon version of the E63 AMG. It's only a tick slower than its sports car stablemate, but it has room for the whole family.

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Porsche
Porsche 911 GT3 and Macan Turbo

Short of buying a full race car, the Porsche 911 GT3 is about as close as you can get to owning a dedicated track machine. But around town, the potholes and speedbumps probably won't be much fun, so why not fill your garage out with the still-quite-fast Macan Turbo? If you squint your eyes, you might even be able to convince yourself it's a hatchback.

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Mazda Miata and Miata Cup Race Car

If one Miata is great, two must be even better. With the ND Miata, Mazda will sell you a factory-built race car for a little more than $50,000. Paired with a street Miata, the duo is pretty much perfect. If you want more practicality, we're fans of the Mazda3 hatchback and the CX-5 SUV, too.

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