The committee responsible for the North American Car and Truck of the Year (NACTOY) awards just announced the short list of potential winners. Among a wide range of different vehicles, BMW is represented by two models. The new F30 3 Series in the Car category and X1 in the Truck/Utility short list.
The only two vehicles from the premium segment that made the list are the aforementioned 3 Series and the new Cadillac ATS.
The full list can be found below:
2013 NACTOY Car short list
BMW 3 Series
In the SUV category, the X1 is joined by premium models like the Acura RDX, Audi Allroad and Infiniti JX 35.
2013 NACTOY Truck/Utility short list
Hyundai Santa Fe
Infiniti JX 35
The final winner will be announced in January at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show, but before that, a new shorter list will be published.