Sports cars are a lot of fun, we all know that. While we all would love to enjoy in what Ferrari, Porsche, and Lamborghini can offer, for most of us the price tag is a huge obstacle. However, there are surprising cheap sports cars that won’t make you break the bank and still give you a chance to enjoy speed fun driving.
Nope, we’re not talking about used cars, even though more often than not they are the best option (minus the latest tech and the luxurious features). We’re talking about the sport cars redesigned or refreshed for 2017 or 2018 that will cost you a bit more than your family car. We’re talking about the sports cars that will give you the most speed for your buck and the same amount of fun as well.
Take a look at our top 7 surprisingly cheap sports cars for the year 2017!
Base Price: $25,185 | 0-60 time: 6.5 sec. | Top Speed: 155 mph | Official page
Quintessential American made muscle car and top choice on anyone's list. Talk about the heritage this car has. V6 version is a modern beast, beautiful in design and packed with a 3.7L V-6 300hp engine, 6-speed manual transmission with overdrive and 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS) to help you tame it. There is nothing modest about this car but the base price of only $25,185.
The sixth-generation Camaro, with its 6.2L V8 Direct Injection engine, is a car engineered for speed. Unlike previous generations, this one is built around a smaller, lighter architecture giving you better cornering and more nimble performance around the track. Aggressive design, great handling and speed and affordable price.
Base Price: $26,395 | 0-60 time: 6.5 sec. | Top Speed: 155 mph | Official page
Ever since 1989, the Mazda MX-5 has been one of the best-selling convertibles on the market. And, believe it or not, Mazda's iconic roadster is an affordable sports car. 2017 brings sportier design than ever before and incredible 2.0l motor with 6-speed Sport automatic transmission with paddle shifters. Though not as powerful as you would hope for Mazda MX-5 still is a fun sports car to drive.
Another roadster on the list often referred to as a turbocharged alternative to the Mazda Miata mentioned above. Don't be fulled by modest 1.4 L engine. This little spider is more than capable of giving you speed thrills that you need. Plus, beautiful Italian interior design with luxurious finishes add up to overall look and feel of the car. If you can, spend few extra bucks on Abarth version.
GTI’s 2017 model comes with an aggressive styling and still rules hot five-door and three-door hatchbacks segment. Loved by college students and their parents GTI is for those that want a bit more speed on a safe side. And it comes with a great price as well.
Base Price: $26,995 | 0-60 time: 5.4 sec. | Top Speed: 155 mph | Official page
Subaru WRX is not exactly new cat in town. Previously known as a more affordable version of the rally-inspired Subaru AWD, 2018 model promises to be the next big thing in cheap sports hatchbacks. With AWD 2.0l turbocharged engine it certainly can be.
Base Price: $24,425 | 0-60 time: 6.3 sec. | Top Speed: 154 mph | Official page
Build for street speed Ford Focus ST is marketed as an everyday car with a serious performance for an affordable price. You could easily go for Fiesta ST. It's a new breed of hot sports hatchbacks together with baby brother Fiesta ST. The only reason we've favored Focus is that it offers a bit more space.