Some of the World’s Top Sports Cars (UPDATED 2017)Posted By: Fink Tanks1 | August 17, 2017
A Sports Car is a small and two seater automobile which requests minimum weight. There can be 2+2 cars which have 2 seats and 2 occasional seats at the back for luggage. Some cars like; sports sedans, muscle car, sports compacts and hot hatches are commonly referred to as sports cars but with slightly different configuration. They all as a group is known as “Performance Cars” because usually, they share same traits and functionality.
This article comprises top sports cars and their details. Sports Cars show us the glimpse into the future of the automobile industry, by showing the advancements in the technologies and design elements which enter the exclusive realm of art. Let’s take a look at new list of these cars:
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Some of the World’s Top Sports Cars
McLaren is known for its illustrious history in racing, usually recalled as a Formula One team, McLaren has sent shockwaves in the automobile industry in 1993 with the launch of the F1, which is a race-inspired, street-legal supercar. F1 was the fastest production car in the world at that time. After almost 19 years McLaren again shook the auto industry with MP4-12C, a high-performance sports coupe. This beautifully designed car has the following specifications:
- Base Price: $265,500
- Engine: 3.8-liter twin-turbo V6
- Horsepower: 641
- 0-60 mph: 2.8 seconds
20% of the new cars of McLaren are personalized by McLaren Special Operations. They have luxurious interior with dihedral doors, stunningly beautiful LED headlamps. This McLaren 650S Coupe has a breathtaking performance with a panoramic view and symmetric design.
Mercedes AMG GT S
While talking about the Top Sports Cars how can we forget the exquisite company in the auto industry “The Mercedes”. On the website of Mercedes Benz, it is already written that:
“WHAT IS POSSIBLE WHEN “SHOW ‘EM WHAT WE CAN DO” IS THE GUIDING GOAL”
By following their goal they have made immensely beautiful lightweight yet so powerful Sports Cars in the history of the automobile industry. This creation of Mercedes Benz is entirely focused on the “Driver”, this probably gonna beg the driver to prompt it to perform.
The specifications of Mercedes AMG GT S is given below:
- Base Price: $150,000
- Engine: 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8
- Horsepower: 503
- 0-60 mph: 3.5 seconds
It is a great combination of indelible powered engine and perfect balance of suspension that makes the driver be a part of this car. Mercedes AMG GT S is a well-crafted sports car, with wider wheels arches and lower bodywork resulting in an innovative design which can be recognized easily.
Ferrari is also a name which is remembered when you are talking about Top Sports Cars. This creation of Ferrari is modern, innovative, futuristic and stunningly elegant. The FF is for “four seats and four-wheel drive” with two doors. It is all new in style and also different from other productions of Ferrari.
The specifications of Ferrari FF is given below:
- Base Price: $300,000 (est.)
- Engine: 6.3-liter V12
- Horsepower: 651 hp @ 8000 RPM
- 0-60 mph: 3.7 seconds
This has caused a revolution in the automotive world, with an utter change in the GT Sports Cars concept because it comprises four comfortable seats for the occupants. The styling of Ferrari FF is done by Pininfarina, in a completely new in every sense.
Bentley Continental GT Speed
“The name says it all”
Bentley Continental GT Speed clearly justifies its name with all the specifications and uncompromising performance. It has the most powerful two-door coupe that Bentley has made. Nowadays, Continental GT Speed Convertible is a worthy successor because it is the fastest Bentley convertible model ever.
Following are specifications of Bentley Continental GT Speed:
- Base Price: $220,725
- Engine: 6.0-liter 12-cylinder
- Horsepower: 616 hp @ 6,000 RPM
- 0-60 mph: 4 seconds
It shows the perfect fusion of supercar performance and handcrafted luxury. The iconic Bentley features are bonnet line, prominent matrix grille and twin large inner headlamps. It is fuel efficient with an improved body control with hard concerning.
Porsche 911 GTS
“Porsche” another name in the auto industry which is usually recalled when it comes to the production of a sports car. While I am discussing the Top 6 Sports Cars, it is probably unfair if I won’t include Porsche in the list. The company has released 911 GTS, a sports car with a powerful front, broad rear and sharpened elements. GTS is the 3-letters word which combines the high performance of the racetrack with full sportiness.
Following are the specifications of Porsche 911 GTS Carrera:
- Base Price: $115,195
- Engine: 3.8-liter flat-6
- Horsepower: 430 hp @ 7,400 RPM
- 0-60 mph: 4.3 seconds
Its emphasis on the black interior with the sporty design including the PDLS (Porsche Dynamic Light System). Selective technology is incorporated in this 911 Carrera, which helps you to quickly access the information you need while driving.
Jaguar F-TYPE R
F- TYPE R is Jaguar’s most powerful and sportful offering which has convertible combine brute force with gorgeous sheet metal. It comprises of well-tuned suspension and a smart brake-based-torque-vectoring system which makes the drive more beautiful and less difficult. Instinctive All-Wheel-Drive System is embedded in this Jaguar which employs Intelligent Driveline Dynamics active power transfer technology to enhance the steering feel of a rear-wheel while driving the car. When you are driving this car, the Sportful system monitor your driving and road condition to help you optimize the handling balance safely. According to the road condition and the driving pattern, this system balance the power delivered to each wheel to keep the car in a stable form and also ensure the possible best grip in a variety of conditions.
Following are the specifications of Jaguar F-TYPE R:
- Base Price: $99,000
- Engine: 5.0-liter supercharged V8
- Horsepower: 550 hp @ 6,500 RPM
- 0-60 mph: 4.0 seconds
By activating Jaguar’s Dynamic Mode, it will remaps the car’s software to sharpen response and perform gear shifts more quickly at higher engine speeds. In R-models of Jaguar’s it visually give the response when it’s on Dynamic Mode by red lighting in the instrument cluster, on the door handles and central grab handle. It also has a lateral support on headrest while you are having an enthusiastic drive.
These were the Top Sports Cars with high performance and innovative looks. Don’t forget to share and comment in the comment section below.