Are you a speed freak? Do you feel them resonate deep in your soul when you read Hunter Thompson’s following words?
“Faster, faster, until the thrill of speed overcomes the fear of death”
If your answer is positive, you are not alone and your heart beats in synchronization with thousands of speed enthusiasts around the world. And the best thing is that the automakers make sure these passionate emotions do not go unattended, by manufacturing sports cars.
Sports cars are specifically designed to run at lightning speeds, generate high accelerations and showcase amazing maneuverability. A low-key body, coupled with lower centre of gravity allow these cars to rival the speed of rockets, if not light.
Below, we have compiled a list of five most amazing sports cars that are sure to take your breath away. Excited already? Let’s not waste time anymore.
With these cars you can experience the Fast and Furious in real life
Audi TT (no surprises here, right?)
You must be living in a fool’s paradise if you really think that Audi needs any sort of introduction. However, for your relief, Audi is a world-renowned automaker that enjoys an enormous reputation for manufacturing luxurious sports cars and Audi TT is one of them.
Audi TT fits each and every definition of a sports car. With a killer look, aerodynamic built, ultra-high torque and agile feel, Audi TT deservingly tops the game of speed.
Plus, Audi TT’s engine is the epitome of performance. This wonderful vehicle is equipped with a monstrous turbocharged engine capable of generating a stunning 395bhp and ensures to make every ride the best ride of your life. This beast can accelerate from 0-62mph in just 3.9 seconds, which puts it ahead of the pack.
Having said that, speed is not the only thing sought after in modern sports cars. Therefore, interior of Audi TT is as good as you can imagine. The technology laden, uncluttered dashboard mated with Audi’s ‘virtual cockpit’ stuns you soon as you put a foot inside. Being a two seats vehicle, Audi TT makes sure you enjoy every bit of your long drive with your best friend or better half, and of course a chance to escape from the backseat driver.
Porsche 718 Cayman; An Obvious Choice
The tag of Porsche is a guarantee for people to drool over it and if it is Porsche 718 Cayman, things can literally get out of control. This ultramodern, scintillating sports car is in a league of its own, thanks to a bundle of features it offers.
If you look at it, you keep looking at it for quite a while in a disbelief. Porsche 718, with its jaw-dropping low-key appearance and side air-intakes will flabbergast you. When you are done being amazed by the exterior, step inside the car for the rest of the adventure.
Armed with an innovative infotainment system, highly supportive seats and outstanding driving position, you will feel at home in the vehicle. Porsche has not left any stone unturned for the comfort of the driver and passengers. The seats are covered with real leather, which is of very high quality.
Cayman ensures you have thrilling ride by offering you to get hold of the turbocharged 360bhp petrol engine, which goes from 0-62mph at the drop of a hat or in 4.6 seconds to be more precise. The best thing is that the more you accelerate, the more its grip on road develops, ultimately rendering a seamless ride for you.
Audi R8; the Ultimate Sports Car
Another Audi car? Well, why not? Audi has always set the bar high in terms performance and dexterity. R8 is one of the flagship sports cars of Audi, which is bound to give you goosebumps.
Thanks to its outrageous V10 engine, R8 is one of the fastest sports cars around. You can pretty much anticipate the speed this car flies at, by the fact that its engine produces an astounding 600bhp. You must be a bighearted guy if you are planning to run this machine because when in action, this monster demands nerves of steel to harness it.
Furthermore, technology is at its best in this advanced sports car. The design of Audi R8 is extremely aerodynamic and sportier than any other sports car. If you really want to experience how it feels like to be faster than the lightning strike, R8 can make your dream come true.
Mercedes AMG GT Roadster ; A smart choice
The AMG range has a reputation of powerful vehicles, however, for the first time Mercedes evaded the beaten track and rolled out a sports car. This wild, wild car is precisely a showstopper and is designed to rival other sports cars.
Having a 549bhp engine under its bonnet, the Roadster is a quick freak. It sprints from 0-62mph in as less as 3.7 seconds with an amazing top speed of 196mph. It is a mid-engined vehicle which distributes the weight of the car evenly and provides an astonishingly balanced manoeuvring during acceleration and turning.
The interior is unquestionably matchless and the seats are positioned in a perfect way to support the torso of the driver. There are numerous safety features to save your butt in case of accident. Safety features are mated with a host of technological tweaks such as the latest COMAND Online infotainment system.
Porsche 911; Your New Favorite Sports Car
Last but not the least in any way, the entry of Porsche 911 in this list was quite predictable. Porsche has always been a trend setter in the field of automobiles and has an expertise in the manufacturing of sports cars and Porsche 911 is the perfect example.
This car is an amalgamation of the beauty and the beast as it boasts under its bonnet a 572bhp turbo engine which can explode from 0-62mph time in only three seconds. These turbochargers boost the performance significantly and makes the engine more fuel-friendly.
In a nutshell, these 5 are absolutely cherry picked sports which boast their speed and agility on the roads of the UK. If you happen to find yourself in an awe of a lightning car that just passed by you while you stood aside a road, be aware, because it was most likely one of these cars.