Cars are far more than just way of transportation. The latest models are safe, practical, powerful, fast and they look like they come from the future. The situation is especially interesting if we pay attention to sports cars. Although, most people believe that their prices go around $200.000, best sports cars are affordable, simply because they offer the most fun and you don’t have to save money for them. A great thing are new sports cars, that are available right now, or they will be during this year. Here is the list of the best affordable sports cars you can have.
Best Sports Cars That Are Also Affordable
2016 Chevrolet Camaro ($25.700)
For this amount of money, Camaro has to be the best sports car on the planet. In fact, it is even better than far more expensive models and can be compared with cars that cost 2 times more. Although, $25.700 is starting price, this model comes with 2.0 L engine with a turbocharger. If this isn’t enough, you can get V6 or V8. In this case, you will get an actual muscle car with the latest design. In addition, it has a 7 inch display, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, USB ports and much more. Keep in mind that model for 2016 is completely redesigned. The latest engines can deliver from 256 HP up to 455 HP, depending on the chosen unit.
2016 Ford Mustang ($24.400)
One of new sports cars that simply must be on the list is Mustang. The new model is available with 4 cylinder engine (Eco Boost), V6 and V8. Although, 4 cylinder engine is the most economical unit, it isn’t capable for impressive performances. On the other side, V6 and V8 make this car a great muscle car that should be bought. All engines are paired with manual transmission or can be paired with automatic (optional). In addition, you also get a great interior, smooth ride and modern design. The power varies from 306 HP up to 526 HP.
2016 Dodge Challenger ($26.995)
If you are looking for a great sports car that offers impressive performances, but cost like a family hatchback, the Dodge Challenger is the best choice. This is a well-known car, so there is no point of talking about it. The latest model, has V6 or V8 and 8 gears automatic transmission. Although, there are three available V8 engines, all of them are similar, but they offer different amounts of power. The best side of this car is the space on the rear seats and the trunk. The least powerful version has 305 HP and the most powerful 707 HP.
2016 Subaru BRZ ($25.400)
Subaru BRZ is one of cheap sports cars that offers enough, but not too much. This applies to the power, due to the fact it has less power than aforementioned models. On the other side, it has a rear-wheel drive and 2.0L engine, with four cylinders. The power is sent to the rear wheels via a 6 speed manual or automatic transmission. The latest model has been modified, compared with the 2013 model and it comes with many improvements. Some of them can be found in the cabin, where all the buttons are pleasant to use and easy to reach. The power of this car is 200 HP.
2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata ($24.915)
MX5 is a legendary car. It is best known as one of cheapest sports cars that are the most interesting to drive. Beside a great design, this car is equipped with a great 6 speed transmission. It offers easy gear shifting and it is pleasant to use. The engine offers 155 HP, which isn’t low if you take into account that this car is small and light. On the other side, handling and braking are at the highest level. They make this car a great choice for curvy roads or even driving it on the tracks.
2016 Volkswagen GTI ($24.995)
Volkswagen GTI isn’t one of the most affordable sports cars, but it is one with the longest history. The latest model offers 210 HP or 220 HP power and it comes with a 4 cylinder engine. This model has a greatacceleration, impressive performances and it is practical. In fact, this is a hot hatchback with performances of a small sport car. You can drive it every day, but when you are in the mood for a race, it can satisfy your need for that.
2016 Scion FR-S ($25.305)
Scion FR-S is one of new sports cars that attracts a lot of attention. It has sporty design and it looks a bit different than other models from the same price range. On the other side, it has 200 HP (4 cylinder) engine and rear wheel drive, so it is capable for sporty drive. In addition, it has great handling and front seats are probably the best in the class. The audio system is equally good and it is user friendly.
2016 Nissan 370Z ($29.990)
Nissan 370Z can be categorized as one of affordable sports cars that comes with a V6 engine. As you can imagine, the amount of power is high. This engine produces from 330 HP up to 350 HP (depending on the optional components). The power is sent to the rear wheels via 6 speed manual or 7 speed automatic transmission. Although, the performances are not as high as on models from the top of the list, they are more than enough for average drivers.
2016 Hyundai Genesis Coupe ($26.950)
With the V6, 348 HP, and low price, Hyundai Genesis Coupe has to be one of cheap fast cars that should be taken into the consideration, if you are planning to buy a new car. The engine is paired with 6 speed manual transmission, but you can get 8 speed automatic as well. The best side of this car is the fact it looks amazing and much better than the competition. On the other side, the performances are not as good as other cars from the list have.
2016 Subaru WRX ($35.490)
Drivers who like rally cars will love this model. It has a turbocharged 2.0 L engine that produces 248 HP. The engines sound impressive and it is revvy. The power is sent to all four wheels via 6 gears manual transmission. Ina addition, this car offers auto air conditioning, airbags, alloy wheels, ABS and much more. Ina addition, it also looks great and it is capable for fast off-road driving.
2016 Ford Focus ST ($24.370)
Ford focus isn’t a sport car, it is a family hatchback. However, ST version can be treated as one of new sports cars that can be compared with more expensive models. The engine produces 258 HP and it is paired with 6 speed manual transmission. This model offers 18 inches alloy wheels, ABS, traction control and all the latest features. Even better, the latest model has been re-designed, so it looks much better than the previous model.
2016 BMW M3 ($60.495)
This car may be more expensive than other models, but it offers impressive performances. Don’t forget that it combines the latest features, high quality, great performances and it can be used every day and on a track when you want to. The engine produces 425 HP, and it is paired with 6 speed manual or 7 speed automatic. The power is sent to the rear wheels. The best part, the engine has 2 turbochargers, so the sound is amazing and this engine likes to be revved.
2016 Audi TT Roadster ($43.825)
Despite the fact this car is more expensive than other models from the list, it is one of new sports cars that are desirable. The engine in this car is 2.0 L and it produces 220 HP (the TTS version produces 292 HP). Engine is paired with a dual clutch transmission, with 6 gears. Changing gears is very interesting and it is done in a couple of milliseconds. In addition, the interior is luxurious and makes this car a very nice place to be.
2016 Porsche Cayman ($60.000)
This model may be the most expensive car on the list, but it is a real German sport car, so 0it has its advantages. After all, it is Porsche in question. The power varies from 275 HP up to 375 HP, depending on which version you get. All models are based on the latest design and they have the latest features. Keep in mind that this car can be driven on a track and it can be compared with more expensive models.
2016 Ford Fiesta ($20.335)
New sports cars don’t have to have large engines. Ford Fiesta proves this fact. The latest model has a 1.6 L, so it is very small. However, this engine provides 197 HP and it is paired with 6 speed transmission. Thanks to these characteristics, this model offers sporty drive and it is economical at the same time. In addition, it looks amazing.