Owning a sports car need not break the bank. Here’s our choice of the top 09 affordable sports cars
There has been a lot of speculation about which brand is winning in the luxury car space in recent years. Lamborghini has been seeing a fall in sales and it has been facing fierce competition from the German premium sports car makers that are stepping up with their offerings. It has been a blow to the Italian brand that after a long time of calling the shots in the luxury sports car space, buyers are finally choosing another brand and it has only been an upward trajectory for Aston Martin. But this was not the only incident that was pushing buyers away.
Modern luxury cars at their dealerships
More and more car brands were investing their resources into sports cars and at the same time, luxury brands started focusing on offering sedans and modern luxury cars at their dealerships. And now these brands that were considered expensive are finally becoming affordable to the masses.
In the United Kingdom by the year 2022
It was in the month November 2016 that Aston Martin announced that all its cars will be built in the United Kingdom by the year 2022. And the all-new model of the British sports car will be priced less than a budget sports car costing almost a thousand dollars less. According to Aston Martin, this was a step taken in order to help them attract the much-needed younger buyers to the brand. But we still have a little while before this becomes a reality. With a small window of time, let us look at the top 10 best affordable sports cars that you can buy in the near future.
9. AM4 AMX
The AM4 AMX is a sports car that will be manufactured and sold in North America. This car is powered by a 4.2-liter V8 engine that will be capable of producing 600hp and 700Nm of torque. It will be available with a rear-wheel drive and four-wheel drive option. The AM4 AMX will be launched in March 2018. The car will come with a top speed of 180kmph and be priced at $117,500. It will be making its debut at the 2018 LA Auto Show.
8. McLaren 720S
The 720S is a supercar that will be made by the British luxury car maker McLaren. It is one of the most affordable supercars of this year and is priced at $223,500. It will be coming to the market in 2017 and will be manufactured in the U.K. and the United States. This car will have a petrol engine producing 641hp and 738Nm of torque. It will be equipped with a rear-wheel drive system and will be a four-seater sports car.
7. Ford Mustang GT Premium
The Mustang GT Premium is a car that will be available in North America. This car will be going on sale in 2018 and will be priced at $34,625. It will be made with a 3.5-liter V6 engine that will produce 370hp and 420Nm of torque.
6. 2017 Ford Mustang Convertible
The Mustang Convertible is a fast, fun, and affordable sports car. And since we are talking about affordable sports cars, it does make a lot of sense to talk about the 2017 Mustang Convertible. It will be made in two color options – Blue and Orange. And it will be priced at $36,995. This car will be hitting the market in July 2017. It will be available in manual and automatic transmission options.
5. Lamborghini Urus
The Lamborghini Urus is going to be the fastest SUV of all time. It will be hitting the market in 2018 and is set to come with a 4.0-liter V8 engine that will produce 541hp and 650Nm of torque. This car will have an overall performance of 730hp and 750Nm of torque. It will be priced at $200,000.
4. Porsche 911 GT3 RS
The Porsche 911 GT3 RS is going to be priced at $164,900. It will be hitting the market in 2017 and will be making its debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2017. It will come with a 4.0-liter V8 engine that will produce 483hp and 690Nm of torque. The car will come with an adjustable suspension and a rear-wheel drive system. It will be a four-seater sports car with a top speed of 199kmph.
3. Honda Civic Type R
The 2017 Honda Civic Type R is an affordable sports car that will be making its way to the American market in 2018. It is going to be priced at $35,700. It will have a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine that will produce 306hp and 500Nm of torque. It will have a six-speed manual transmission and will come with a rear-wheel drive system. It will be making its debut in the market in 2018.
2. 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1
The 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 will be making its debut at the Detroit Auto Show in January 2018. And it will be a big car. It will be priced at $71,095 for the base model and $97,095 for the top-end trim. It will be available in a total of six different trims. It will be equipped with a 650hp supercharged 6.2-liter V8 engine. And it will come with a four-wheel drive system as well.
1. 2018 BMW M5
The BMW M5 is one of the fastest and best-looking sports cars in the market and it will be making its way to the U.S. market in 2018. It will be priced at $96,900 and will be available for an introductory price of $100,600. It will be powered by a 4.4-liter V8 engine.