Today's post discusses drool-worthy stunners that most of us will never have a chance to own. But that doesn't mean we can't picture ourselves traversing through the Swiss Alps in a Porsche 911, gliding down the Pacific Coast Highway in a Maserati GranTurismo, or even running errands around Falconer in an Audi Spyder. Let's review our favorite sports cars.
What do you get when you throw a 661 horsepower twin-turbo V8 engine into the newest Ferrari? You get the Ferrari 488GTB. Everything is constructed with meticulous attention, just as you’d expect from Ferrari. It's drop-dead gorgeous, lightning quick, and has the tight driving and handling that so many Ferrari devotees love.
It would be a challenge to find a more spectacular all around sports car than the Ferrari 488.
If you are an Iron Man fan, you might be partial to the Audi R8 Spyder, Tony Stark's ride in Iron Man 2.
We are sure that opening up up the 525-horsepower V10 engine in the Spyder would be almost as invigorating as wearing a flying suit.
Speaking of iconic movie cars, how about James Bond's line of breathtaking Aston-Martins? The sophisticated sexiness of both Mr. Bond and the Aston-Martin (DB5, DB10, DBS, and V12 Vanquish) defined the franchise for over 50 years. Though automotive technology has advanced since its introduction, we believe the classic 1964 DB5 can still hold its own when it comes to the cool factor.
Another celebrated model that emerged in the 60's and is still admired by many sports car enthusiasts is the Porsche 911. While some exotic car designers push radical changes every few years, the 911 has stayed true to its roots.
"The sports car’s fame comes from Porsche’s fierce determination not to alter its Volkswagen Beetle-inspired shape, the rear-mounted engine placement, and the engaging driving experience."1 -Miles Branman, Digital Trends
What's your favorite? All of the above? Let us know what you think.
1Branman, Miles, "Trace the iconic Porsche 911’s lineage through the ages," Digital Trends, March 25, 2016, http://www.digitaltrends.com/cars/evolution-of-the-porsche-911/, accessed on January 26, 2017