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Best American cars at the 2013 New York Auto Show

The 2013 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 was part

The 2013 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 was part of a larger display of Mustangs. As the car approaches its inevitable 50th-anniversary redesign, some enthusiasts are urging Ford not to stray too far from the current, widely praised design. (March 27, 2013) Photo Credit: Nancy Borowick

Detroit has experienced a resurgence in recent years. Some of the auto industry's most exciting vehicles are being produced in General Motors, Ford and Chrysler plants, and the company's bottom lines are beginning to reflect that innovation. Here are some of the cars on display at the 2013 New York International Auto Show that are igniting the revival of America's auto industry.

Buick unveiled the all-new 2014 LaCrosse, with a
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Buick unveiled the all-new 2014 LaCrosse, with a more sculpted exterior and a greater focus on interior luxury, ahead of the 2013 New York International Auto Show. (March 26, 2013)

Buick unveiled the all-new 2014 LaCrosse, with a
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Buick unveiled the all-new 2014 LaCrosse, with a more sculpted exterior and a greater focus on interior luxury, ahead of the 2013 New York International Auto Show. (March 27, 2013)

The Ford Atlas concept, which hints at the
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The Ford Atlas concept, which hints at the future design of the F-150 pickup, is displayed at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. (March 27, 2013)

Ford executives say the
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Ford executives say the "chiseled grille" on the Atlas, which is displayed at the 2013 New York International Auto Show, reinforces the truck's "Built Ford Tough" image. The grille has an active shutter to improve engine temperature control and aerodynamics. (March 29, 2013)

The 2014 Buick Regal Turbo is shown during
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The 2014 Buick Regal Turbo is shown during its introduction before the New York International Auto Show. (March 26, 2013).

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 26: The new
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NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 26: The new 2014 Buick Regal is displayed at a launch party for new versions of Buick brand cars. The new Regal features a more refined turbo engine along with the introduction of all-wheel drive. (March 26, 2013)

Though not flashy on the exterior, the Ford
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Though not flashy on the exterior, the Ford Taurus SHO edition, seen here on display at the 2013 New York International Auto Show, has garnered rave reviews. (March 27, 2013)

The 2014 Chevy C7 Corvette Stingray sports car
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The 2014 Chevy C7 Corvette Stingray sports car sits illuminated on a platform at the New York International Auto Show. The newest generation of the iconic American sports car harkens back to the 1963 Stingray. (March 27, 2013)

Chrysler's Jeep brand unveiled a brand new Cherokee,
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Chrysler's Jeep brand unveiled a brand new Cherokee, with a more stylized and less boxy exterior, at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. The vehicle is expected to achieve 31 miles to the gallon and features luxury options like automatic parallel parking. (March 29, 2013)

Chrysler's Jeep brand unveiled a brand new Cherokee,
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Chrysler's Jeep brand unveiled a brand new Cherokee, with a more stylized and less boxy exterior, at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. The vehicle is expected to achieve 31 miles to the gallon and features a whole host of luxury options like automatic parallel parking. (March 28, 2013)

Chrysler's Jeep brand unveiled a brand new Cherokee,
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Chrysler's Jeep brand unveiled a brand new Cherokee, with a more stylized and less boxy exterior, at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. The vehicle is expected to achieve 31 miles to the gallon and features luxury options like automatic parallel parking. (March 28, 2013)

In addition to unveiling a redesigned Jeep Cherokee,
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In addition to unveiling a redesigned Jeep Cherokee, Chrysler's sports-utility brand showed off its 470-horsepower 2014 Grand Cherokee SRT, which also produces 465 lb.-ft. of torque. (March 27, 2013)

In addition to unveiling a redesigned Jeep Cherokee,
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In addition to unveiling a redesigned Jeep Cherokee, Chrysler's sports-utility brand showed off its 470-horsepower 2014 Grand Cherokee SRT, which also produces 465 lb.-ft. of torque. (March 27, 2013)

The 2013 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 was part
Photo Credit: Adam Fusfeld

The 2013 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 was part of a larger display of Mustangs. As the car approaches its inevitable 50th-anniversary redesign, some enthusiasts are urging Ford not to stray too far from the current, widely praised design. (March 27, 2013)

The 2013 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 was part
Photo Credit: Nancy Borowick

The 2013 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 was part of a larger display of Mustangs. As the car approaches its inevitable 50th-anniversary redesign, some enthusiasts are urging Ford not to stray too far from the current, widely praised design. (March 27, 2013)

Chrysler's 2013 Ram 1500 Sport, on display at
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Chrysler's 2013 Ram 1500 Sport, on display at the 2013 New York International Auto Show, was named Motor Trend's Truck of the Year. (March 27, 2013)

Chrysler's 2013 Ram 1500 Sport, on display at
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Chrysler's 2013 Ram 1500 Sport, on display at the 2013 New York International Auto Show, was named Motor Trend's Truck of the Year. (March 27, 2013)

Chrysler's 2013 Ram 1500 Sport, on display at
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Chrysler's 2013 Ram 1500 Sport, on display at the 2013 New York International Auto Show, was named Motor Trend's Truck of the Year. (March 27, 2013)

The Power Wagon edition of the Ram 1500
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The Power Wagon edition of the Ram 1500 is displayed at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. (March 28, 2013)

General Motors revamped its Chevrolet Impala sedan in
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General Motors revamped its Chevrolet Impala sedan in hopes of ditching its reputation as a rental fleet car and attracting more consumers. Starting at $27,000, the 2014 model features an extra compartment with a USB port hidden in the console behind the screen. (March 29, 2013)

General Motors revamped its Chevrolet Impala sedan in
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General Motors revamped its Chevrolet Impala sedan in hopes of ditching its reputation as a rental fleet car and attracting more individual consumers. Starting at $27,000, the 2014 model features an extra compartment with a USB port hidden in the console behind the screen. (March 29, 2013)

General Motors used the stage of the New
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General Motors used the stage of the New York International Auto Show to unveil the first new Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 in a dozen years. Company executives told Newsday.com the automaker decided to relaunch the Z/28 because it felt it finally achieved a powertrain advanced enough to warrant the badge. (March 27, 2013)

General Motors used the stage of the New
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General Motors used the stage of the New York International Auto Show to unveil the first new Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 in a dozen years. Company executives told Newsday.com the automaker decided to relaunch the Z/28 because it felt it finally achieved a powertrain advanced enough to warrant the badge. (March 29, 2013)

General Motors used the stage of the New
Photo Credit: Nancy Borowick

General Motors used the stage of the New York International Auto Show to unveil the first new Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 in a dozen years. Company executives told Newsday.com the automaker decided to relaunch the Z/28 because it felt it finally achieved a powertrain advanced enough to warrant the badge. (March 29, 2013)

Chrysler's Dodge brand unveiled a brand new Durango
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Chrysler's Dodge brand unveiled a brand new Durango at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. The "three-row family performance SUV" brings more style and technology to the vehicle. (March 29, 2013)

General Motors' Cadillac exhibit is filled with visitors
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General Motors' Cadillac exhibit is filled with visitors during the opening day of the 2013 New York International Auto Show. (March 29, 2013)

General Motors unveiled a revamped Cadillac CTS for
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General Motors unveiled a revamped Cadillac CTS for the 2014 model year ahead of the 2013 New York International Auto Show. The redesign adds length and horsepower to the car, which the automaker hopes will help it compete with Audi and BMW in the luxury sedan market. (March 27, 2013)

General Motors unveiled a revamped Cadillac CTS for
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General Motors unveiled a revamped Cadillac CTS for the 2014 model year ahead of the 2013 New York International Auto Show. The redesign adds length and horsepower to the car, which the automaker hopes will help it compete with Audi and BMW in the luxury sedan market. (March 28, 2013)

General Motors' Cadillac ATS sedan was named the
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General Motors' Cadillac ATS sedan was named the 2013 North American Car of the Year in January and has already proven popular among U.S. buyers, helping to increase the brand's February deliveries by 20 percent, Bloomberg News reported. (March 28, 2013)

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