Price: RMB 61,836 ($9,300)
F3 sedan was China's fourth-best selling car last year, according to
the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers. BYD originally stood
for Bi Ya Di, a Western-sounding name that was later changed to Build
Your Dreams. In 2008, Warren Buffet paid $232 million for a 10 percent
stake in the company that is now estimated to be worth $1.5 billion. The
day when Americans drive BYDs may not be too far-off.