Mercedes CLS63 AMG

10 Hottest Cars for Less Than $100,000

Vanity Fair, a publication that knows something about, uhm, vanity and fairs, has done it again. It has compiled one of its lists that we all can use: The Top Cars Under $100,000 for 2013. To make the list, the folks at Vanity Fair spoke amongst themselves and with editors from publications such as Car and Driver, Forbes, and Popular Mechanics. Surprisingly, most of the cars are nowhere near $99,999. With the model year 2013 cars currently being rolled out, now is the perfect time for such a list.

The hallowed list is:

  1. Jean Jennings, Editor In Chief; Automobile selected the Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG ($95,900)
  2. Eddie Alterman, Editor In Chief, Car And Driver; Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG wagon ($98,950)
  3. Davey Johnson, Senior Online Editor, West Coast, Autoweek; Jaguar XF Supercharged ($72,225)
  4. Brett Berk, Automotive Columnist, Vanity Fair; 2013 Audi A7 Prestige ($75,920)
  5. Andrew Del-Colle, Associate Editor, Popular Mechanics; Mini John Cooper Works Convertible ($35,100)
  6. Jonny Lieberman, Senior Features Editor, Motor Trend; Subaru BRZ ($27,900)
  7. Hannah Elliott, Staff Reporter, Forbes; 2013 Porsche 911 Carrera S ($99,415)
  8. Jake Fisher, Director Of Auto Testing, Consumer Reports Cars; 2013 Hyundai Veloster ($19,450)
  9. Sam Smith, Executive Editor, Road & Track; 2013 Ford Mustang Boss 302 ($42,995)
  10. Justin Hyde, Senior Editor, Motoramic, The Yahoo! Autos Blog; 2013 Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid ($98,970)