Sports cars are rarely viewed as practical everyday commuters and are bought without strict consideration of the family budget. Therefore, expecting that a performance auto must be affordable is quite a utopia. However, in this episode we still attempted to gather the world’s cheapest models of 2021, that provide exceptional driving thrills without totally destroying your bank.
Previously-released #AutomotiveTerritory releases that cover the topic of performance autos:
Sporty crossover SUVs to arrive by 2021:
Newest supercars that are worth your attention:
Details about all of the vehiciles that were shown in this #AT_New_Cars video:
Hyundai Veloster N: hyundaiusa.com/us/en/vehicles/veloster-n
The N performance brand by Hyundai steadily gains popularity among the fans of hot hatches, but in order to boost sales even further, Koreans are giving in to the demand for an automatic transmission, which comes in the form of an 8-speed wet dual clutch with steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters.
Honda S660: www.honda.co.jp/S660/
A lovely mini roadster and a true testament of Japanese engineering, Honda S660 is a quite unique mid-engine sportscar that belongs the kei-car class, that is still thriving in Japan.
Mugen S660: mugen-power.com/automobile/products/s660/
Japanese kei car regulations wont allow you to boost Honda S660 performance, but Mugen will help boost the sporty feel with an aerodynamics package and improved suspension
Subaru BRZ: subaru.com/2022-brz
For the second generation of the Subaru BRZ Toyota 86 duo, the labor distribution remained the same: Subaru was responsible for the chassis and drivetrain, while Toyota took care of the styling.
Toyota Copen GR Sport: global.toyota/en/newsroom/toyota/29933663.html
Sold under Toyota and Daihatsu brands, Copen GR Sport kei sportscar is the first model of its class to be modified by Toyota’s Gazoo Racing division.
Ford Mustang Fastback: ford.com/cars/mustang
In 2021, a Mustang below 30 grand is still a reality. Even though it is not a proper V8 powered version, the 2.3L 4-Cylinder Ecoboost with turbocharging makes abundant 310 horsepower and 350 pound-feet.
Honda Civic Coupe: automobiles.honda.com/civic-coupe
The Honda Civic Coupe is on the brink of its eleventh generation, which is rumored to arrive in summer 2021. It means that this is the time for action for those bargain shoppers who were considering the model, as it is likely to get promotional discounts during the following year.
Mazda MX-5 Miata: mazdausa.com/vehicles/2020-mx-5-miata
The Mazda MX-5 Miata is far from offering the best price to power ratio, but with it you are buying 30 years of iconic heritage, cheerful driving demeanor and unforgettable feeling of owning a true roadster.
Chevrolet Camaro: chevrolet.com/performance/camaro
When it comes to the ratio between money paid and ponies received, you can hardly make a comprehensive top list without Chevy Camaro. The legendary pony car offers a plenty of options for potential buyers, with four available powertrains and up to eight trims.
Dodge Challenger: dodge.com/challenger.html
True to its muscle car origins, even the humblest Dodge Challenger in the roster breathes through a proper V6 engine that belongs to the Pentastar family.
Ford Fiesta ST: ford.co.uk/cars/fiesta-st
The scorching hot ST version of the Fiesta is dearly missed on its home market, but drivers in the Old world still get to zip around narrow streets behind the wheel of this hot hatch. It could bought in both 3 and 5-door versions.
Nissan 370Z: nissanusa.com/shopping-tools/build-price?models=370z
After the inevitable axing of the 370Z model, the Nissan Z family won’t be called affordable ever again, so lets revisit the iconic 2-door while we still can.
Fiat 124 Spider: fiatusa.com/spider.html
It shouldn’t come as a surprise to you, but the aforementioned Miata shares its platform with the Italian Fiat 124 Spider. In essence, the difference between the two lies under the hood.