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cool sports cars

Cool Sports Cars

Sports Cars 2017-2018: The Best and the Rest Take a look at our selections for the best sports cars of 2017 and 2018; if it’s sporting an Editors’ Choice badge, you’ll know that we think it’s one of the best sports cars on the market. You also can see our picks for the best premium sports cars, best muscle cars, best sports coupes, and best exotic sports cars here.
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Cool Sports Cars

Take a look at our selections for the best sports cars of 2017 and 2018; if it’s sporting an Editors’ Choice badge, you’ll know that we think it’s one of the best sports cars on the market. You also can see our picks for the best premium sports cars, best muscle cars, best sports coupes, and best exotic sports cars here.
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Cool Sports Cars

More on Luxury Sports Cars To some consumers, luxury sports cars may be the pinnacle of the automotive kingdom. They are powerful, fast, handsome, and in most cases, quite luxurious. They come with either a fixed hardtop, a convertible top, or a one-piece removable roof panel, often referred to as a targa. Whether you dream of cruising the boulevard in a convertible with the top down or driving at high speeds around a racetrack, there is likely a luxury sports car that can fulfill your fantasy. In most cases, a car’s scores are based on its power and speed, the quality of its cabin materials, its ride comfort, its handling abilities, and even the sound of its engine. The best smaller convertibles tend to be sporty cars that feel decently strong, ride comfortably, and are generally fun to drive. On the other end are the muscle cars that tend to earn good reviews for power, acceleration, and handling, offering powertrains ranging from twin-turbocharged V6s to V10s. Back to top
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Cool Sports Cars

Page 1 of 12 When looking for a used sports car, the passage of time does wonders to help reduce the cost of entry. Like luxury cars, the best used sports cars – in most cases – suffer from serious depreciation that puts them in the realm of the possible for those with a more modest car-buying budget. For the price of a well-equipped family sedan you can easily find yourself driving around in a used sports car that will offer outstanding performance and exceptional handling. Sometimes, you’ll pay even less than that to get your road-going thrills. Let’s take a quick look at 10 of the best used sports cars currently on the market.
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Cool Sports Cars

When looking for a used sports car, the passage of time does wonders to help reduce the cost of entry. Like luxury cars, the best used sports cars – in most cases – suffer from serious depreciation that puts them in the realm of the possible for those with a more modest car-buying budget. For the price of a well-equipped family sedan you can easily find yourself driving around in a used sports car that will offer outstanding performance and exceptional handling. Sometimes, you’ll pay even less than that to get your road-going thrills. Let’s take a quick look at 10 of the best used sports cars currently on the market.
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Cool Sports Cars

10 Best Used Sports Cars – 10 – 2011 BMW 1M Page 1 of 12 10 Best Used Sports Cars – 10 – 2011 BMW 1M The 2011 BMW 1M is the unicorn on our list of the best used sports cars. Also known as the BMW 1 Series M Coupe, this diminutive Bavarian barn burner was only built for a single model year and as a result there are very few examples for sale on the secondary market. Commanding a premium when you can find one, the BMW 1M took the 1 Series platform and injected it with steroids, resulting in a 335 horsepower, 3.0-liter twin-turbo six-cylinder engine under the hood paired with a six-speed manual transmission. Capable of 369 lb-ft of overboosted torque, the 1M also offers an enthusiastic suspension system, unique exterior styling, and big brakes.
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This is one of the finest sports cars to ever come out of Japan, and one of the greatest Z car ever made. It packed a 3.0-liter V-6 engine with a pair of blowers that pumped out 300 ponies and hit 60 mph in the mid-5-second range. And it handled like a dream, despite a relatively heavy weight, thanks to its innovative high-capacity active-suspension system. Like most Japanese sports cars of this era, it’s hard to find one that’s unmolested by aftermarket modifications. But if you can find a clean one it will offer the same virtues that made these cars popular back in the day: high performance with everyday reliability.
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Cool Sports Cars

When looking for a used sports car, the passage of time does wonders to help reduce the cost of entry. Like luxury cars, the best used sports cars – in most cases – suffer from serious depreciation that puts them in the realm of the possible for those with a more modest car-buying budget. For the price of a well-equipped family sedan you can easily find yourself driving around in a used sports car that will offer outstanding performance and exceptional handling. Sometimes, you’ll pay even less than that to get your road-going thrills.
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10 Best Used Sports Cars – 03 – 2012 – 2013 Ford Mustang Boss 302 Page 1 of 12 10 Best Used Sports Cars – 03 – 2012 – 2013 Ford Mustang Boss 302 The Ford Mustang Boss 302 is that rare example of a major company keeping its promise to build only a few examples of a highly popular automobile. The Ford Mustang Boss 302 only graced dealer showrooms for the 2012 and 2013 model years, but it left an indelible impression on anyone with the good fortune to have driven the muscle coupe. Much more like a sports car than the standard Mustang GT on which it was based, among other improvements the Boss 302 introduced a track-tuned suspension system, a dramatically-revised 5.0-liter V-8 featuring 444 horsepower and 380 lb-ft of torque, and a ‘track key’ that activated a secondary engine management system when used (for off-road purposes only, of course). Output is sent to the rear wheels through a Torsen limited-slip differential and a six-speed manual transmission.
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10 Best Used Sports Cars – 04 – 2006-2007 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Page 1 of 12 10 Best Used Sports Cars – 04 – 2006-2007 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 The Chevrolet Corvette Z06 is a heavy hitter on the used sports car scene, as it comes with an aluminum frame, a larger and more powerful engine, and a stiffer suspension when compared to the already formidable standard Corvette. The first two years of the C6 generation’s Chevrolet Corvette Z06 production (2006 and 2007) offer the best value for bargain-hunting buyers, with a 505 horsepower, 7.0-liter V-8 engine that also produces 470 lb-ft of torque coming as standard equipment. This exceptionally fast vehicle also features a six-speed manual transmission, upgraded cooling systems, and beefier brakes for the ultimate in track day dominance.
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10 Best Used Sports Cars – 05 – 2007-2008 Nissan 350Z NISMO Page 1 of 12 10 Best Used Sports Cars – 05 – 2007-2008 Nissan 350Z NISMO The Nissan 350Z brought the iconic Z sports car back to Nissan’s stable after a long hiatus, and just before it bowed out in favor of the new 370Z we got the special NISMO edition gift-wrapped and handed to import performance fans. The 2007-2008 Nissan 350Z NISMO gets back to basics in the sense that it adds sporty trappings like a more robust suspension system, a stiffer chassis (featuring special seam welds), and an aerodynamic body kit in place of the luxury items that dominated the upper levels of the 350Z’s options list of the day. You also get four-piston Brembo brakes up from with the NISMO model, which is useful when hauling the coupe down from the speeds achievable by way of its 306 horsepower, 3.5-liter V-6. Also offering 268 lb-ft of twist, the unit can only be shifted by way of a six-speed manual transmission.
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10 Best Used Sports Cars – 06 – 2009-2012 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 2.0T R-Spec Page 1 of 12 10 Best Used Sports Cars – 06 – 2009-2012 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 2.0T R-Spec If you are looking for a very tunable used sports car, then you’ll definitely be interested in the 2009 to 2012 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 2.0T R-Spec. The Hyundai Genesis Coupe 2.0T R-Spec represents the Korean automaker’s first stab at a focused rear-wheel drive coupe, and this particular model is motivated by a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that generates 210 horsepower and 223 lb-ft of torque in stock trim. While that might seem a bit paltry, the aftermarket has introduced a number of tunes and parts designed to squeeze much more grunt out of the most affordable of the Genesis Coupe’s engine options. The R-Spec model additionally installs a six-speed manual transmission, Brembo brakes, grippy tires, and a performance-oriented suspension system.
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10 Best Used Sports Cars – 07 – 2007-2012 Mazda RX-8 Page 1 of 12 10 Best Used Sports Cars – 07 – 2007-2012 Mazda RX-8 The 2007 to 2012 Mazda RX-8 is intended to appeal to used sports car fans who aren’t afraid to be different. Not only does the Mazda RX-8 feature a 1.3-liter rotary engine in place of a standard piston-driven unit (generating 232 horsepower and 152 lb-ft of torque when equipped with a six-speed manual transmission), but it also comes with an extra pair of rear-hinged doors to make it that much easier to access the coupe’s back seat. Revving the Mazda engine to its 9,000 rpm redline is a rare thrill, and the car’s light and tossable chassis makes it a lot of fun to drive hard on a twisty road.

Published on Apr 22, 2017 | Under Car | By michael ellis
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