Contrary to what you might think, it is possible to afford an affordable sports car. Here are ten possibilities for those who would like to realize the dream of owning a sports car.
New purchase price: $31,900. The Mazda MX-5 has been a dream come true for many drivers for a long time, and is still affordable. Two-seater and with a 2L 4-cylinder engine, the MX-5 also offers several sub-models, such as the GX, GS and GT. A new convertible coupe model has just been unveiled at the New York Motor Show.
Honda Civic Si
New purchase price: $28,500. The Honda Civic leaves no one indifferent and arouses passions. With a 2.4L 4-cylinder engine and several interesting standard features such as the heated seat, USB ports and Bluetooth system, the Civic remains an option to consider.
BMW 2 Series
Purchase price: $36,000. With Series 1 conflicting with the Mini Cooper in Canada, it is more appropriate to turn to BMW Series 2. The 2016 228i offers a 241 hp engine, and many options.
Mini Cooper S
Purchase price: $27,000. Connected, and taking advantage of BMW technology, Mini offers 3- and 4-cylinder turbocharged engines with 240 hp, combining speed and modernity. Many models, colors and options are available and remain affordable.
Purchase price: $27,395. With its racing and luxury look, 4-seater and 2L, 200 hp 4-cylinder engine, the Subaru BRZ is sure to be a must-have for sports car enthusiasts.
Ford Mustang V6
Purchase price: $28,148. The Mustang has been the American dream for a long time now. With a 3.7L V6 and 300 hp, the Mustang remains one of the sports vehicles with the best performance/price ratio. It can accommodate 4 people.
Purchase price: $22,995. Whether it’s the Sport, Pop, Abarth, Retro or Lounge model, the Fiat 500 is an accessible classic. Less efficient than some of the other vehicles presented here, it remains sporty, sleeker and more economical.
Purchase price: $28,370. The Scion FR-S sets itself apart from more conventional models, and offers comfort and performance at a reasonable price. With a 2L 4-cylinder boxer engine and several features similar to race cars, the FR-S is an interesting option.
Purchase price: $31,000. A classic that borders on legend among affordable sports cars, the Chevrolet Camaro no longer needs a presentation. Winner of numerous awards and enjoying a choice of engines ranging from 4 cylinders 2L to 6.2L V8, including the 3.6L V6, the Camaro has regained its reputation and represents American power well.
Ford Focus ST
Purchase price: $32,500. Back in the big leagues, Ford offers the 160 hp Focus 2L for less than $20,000. The vehicle has storage space, electric technology, and great standard options. If you want the ST model, the price goes up to $32,500.