The top 10 cars destined to be collector's items

If you're on the verge of buying a new car that's fast -- but not exactly practical -- here's some intel that could tip the scales.

Hagerty Insurance, the world's largest insurer of classic cars, is out with its annual "hot list" of cars that could one day become sought-after by collectors.


To make the list, Hagerty said, the mass-produced cars needed be new for the 2013 model year and cost less than $100,000. The list spans a wide range of prices: At the top is the SRT Viper, with a starting price of $97,395, while the cheapest is the $23,700 Ford Focus ST.

Here's the complete list of the cars and their starting prices:

SRT Viper: $97,395
Chevy Corvette 427 convertible: $75,925
Audi RS5: $68,900
Porsche Cayman S: $63,800
Chevy Camaro ZL1 convertible: $59,545
Tesla Model S: $58,570
Mini John Cooper Works GP: $39,950
Subaru BRZ: $25,495
Volkswagen GTI: $23,995
Ford Focus ST: $23,700

Highway 1 has tested a number of these cars, so click through the gallery to see them up close and read our reviews. What's your favorite?