The automotive industry continues to show promising growth. We’re looking forward to an exciting year for the auto auction industry in 2013, too. With automotive companies being able to invest more resources in technological advances and improving quality, it’s exciting to see how both new and existing car models evolve each year.

One of the best parts of the New Year is seeing what the auto manufacturers have in store. To help provide a glimpse of the future, Car and Driver’s “10Best” feature highlights an impressive list of cars to watch. In the newest edition, editors drove every 2013 model less than $80,000 for 15,000 miles and shared their top 10 favorites.

Take a look at the cars that made Car and Driver’s 2013 “10Best” list.

  • Audi A6 3.0 T/S6/A7 3.0T/S7
  • BMW 3-series/M3
  • Ford Focus/Focus ST
  • Ford Mustang GT/Boss 302
  • Honda Accord
  • Honda Fit
  • Mazda MX-5 Miata
  • Porsche Boxster/Boxster S
  • Scion FR-S/Subaru BRZ
  • Volkswagen Golf/GTI

Visit the post to see a full feature story and video of each model. You’ll definitely see why these cars earned a spot on the list.















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