Sport cars have changed the world of automotive as of late people don’t buy a sports car just for the sake of sport but it is for the purposes of prestige and the love for speed. Sports cars are designed in such a way that it provides both comfort and speed from the way they are designed. For the obvious reasons, the automotive industry has changed its production tactics in order to beat the ever rising competition and for this reason, numerous state of the art technologies have been given birth to in the quest for pushing the capabilities to the limit by the different engineers to showcase their talents. The following is therefore, a list of the top ten best selling sports cars in the world.
10. Aston Martin DB9 Volante
This silky British drop- top boasts of a 12v engine under the hood and it sounds exactly as it looks. With acceleration times of only 4.6 seconds from a standstill to a whooping speed of 60 miles an hour. The engine capacity is 6.0 liter v12 and the basic price ranges from $200,000-$200,400. This is a monster on wheels as far as engine capacity is concerned and definitely a qualification to the tenth position of this list.
9. Audi R8 V10 plus Coupe
At position nine of this list is Audi R8 V10 plus Coupe. As it shares a basic architecture with a V10 power plant with Lamborghini Gallardo, its style is a unique one as it is a design that is Audi alone, no other like it. At an acceleration delay of only 3.7 seconds from zero to 60 mph, this 550 horse power, 5.2 liter v10 sells at only $179,645.This is a power plant on wheel hence ranked at position nine of our list.
8. Ferrari F12berlinetta
This is an astonishing version of Ferrari as it can thrush at a top speed of 210 mph, a perfect marriage between engineering and style. This monster runs in a 6.3 liter V12 turbo charged engine whose Power is 730 hp at 8000 revolutions per minute and an acceleration time of only 3.1 seconds for a range of 60 mph.
7. Bentley Continental GT Speed
This is a darling boasting of her melodious six liter V12 turbo charged engine and it is distinctly not for chauffeurs as it is selling at $220,725. She is strong enough to be in the seventh position of this list.
6. Lamborghini Gallardo LP 560-4 Spyder
This 560 horsepower convertible got our attention for ranking at number six for its unique beauty as it is the main feature and a key note at Lamborghini’s car manufacturers. It is selling at $209,500 and the acceleration time from zero is only four seconds. A combination of elegance and speed limits brought her into the sixth position in this list of the best selling cars in the field of automotive.
5. Maserati GranTurismo Sport
This sports car is inspired by gran turismo sport, it performs strongly. It has a high revving V8 engine and a rear mounted trans axle for balance handling. It is selling at $129,500 and it accelerates from zero to 60mph in just 4.8 seconds. It seems that as the price reduces and horse powers increases, the car improves on the list of the best selling sports cars of this generation and fifth is the position brought by the performance of this car at the price tag given.
4. Rolls-Royce Wraiths
This is the strongest sports car Rolls Royce has ever made. At a top speed of 210 mph, this car combines both traditional vault-like solidity and a sporty acceleration hence posted at number four.
3. Morgan Aero Super Sports
This car is hand built hence it marries both lightweight aluminum chassis with a V8 engine derived from BMW to achieve performance and antique appearance. Elegance, speed and a cost of 173,200 brings her to among the top three best selling sportier in the world.
2. McLaren 12C Spider
As I said before, as we go towards the top, feature of speed goes up and cost comes down. This sleek baby goes at $268,250 with an acceleration time of only 3.2 seconds, a thing that happens only in dreams of other vehicles at this category.
1. Lexus LFA
This is a radical halo-car for Japan’s largest automaker, this car is equally at home on a road or track thus came first in the list of top ten best selling sports cars in the world.