Sports cars are apart from ordinary cars because of their higher engine power, better handling, and less weight. This category includes vehicles that deliver absolute top performance pleasure, and are the fastest sports cars in the world.
While it used to be a handful of exotic manufacturers such as Aston Martin, Porsche, Ferrari, or Lamborghini, traditional large-scale manufacturers now also produce real super sports cars. Whether Audi, Mercedes, Nissan, Ford, or Chevrolet – these well-known brands now also have sports cars in their portfolios whose performance is at the level of racing cars.
In the following, we want to show which super sports cars the well-known brands currently have on offer and which ordinary car manufacturers are now involved in this prestigious segment.
The Italian manufacturer Ferrari is one of the most famous and traditional sports car brands in the world. And even if you can now also buy luxurious GT sports cars, fast hyper sports cars, or, in short, even SUVs, Ferrari has always shown that its core competence is undisputedly in the area of lightning-fast super sports cars.
Italy has always been the land of dreams when it comes to beautiful supercars. Lamborghini also played a large part in this. The model range is manageable and now includes an SUV and some very rare hyper sports cars – but the flat flounder with the bull in the logo is primarily known for their super sports cars!
When it comes to sports cars from Germany, the name Porsche comes up before anyone else. The Panamera, Cayenne, Macan & Co. now ensure financial success – but the brand’s values continue to embody real sports cars such as the Porsche 911. And its performance-enhanced variants are forced into the realms of super sports cars.
Anyone who wanted a super sports car in the past had to look around in Italy or Germany. And then came McLaren! The street offshoot of the famous British racing team only recently entered the super sports car stage but mixed it up all the more. And as a pure sports car manufacturer, you understand your craft all the better there.
The R8 is Audi’s answer to the established sports car manufacturers and shows that Ingolstadt also knows how to build fast cars. Technically closely related to the Lamborghini Huracan, the current version of the R8 also has a high-revving V10 mid-engine with over 600 hp.
After Mercedes did not have a real sports car to offer for a long time, the AMG GT was again a very classic sports car – and its modified offshoots called GT-C, GT-R, and even more so, the GT-R Black Series have real super sports level!
The situation is similar with the US manufacturer Chevrolet: If the Corvette is already an established sports car with veritable performance, the Corvette Z06, and Corvette ZR1 models can be described as thoroughbred super sports cars that are not only on a par with their European counterparts in terms of performance are.
And what Europe and the USA can do, Japan has been able to do for a long time: With the GT-R, Nissan is also offering an absolute super sports car, which deserves the respect of its competitors with its outstanding performance.
There are several ways you can enjoy being behind the wheel of a super sports car. In the end, of course, this is primarily a question of budget.
The aforementioned super sports cars are all available as new. In addition to buying from the nearest car dealership, leasing websites have also established themselves here. Buying a new car is the most expensive option, but it also offers some advantages: You get your super sports car in exactly the configuration you want. The car has the full manufacturer’s guarantee. And, the condition is flawless.
The market for used super sports cars is huge, and the range of corresponding sellers is just as huge: Whether directly from the US dealer, from an exclusive sports car dealer, from a used car dealer, corresponding online portal, or from private sources – the decision is entirely up to the buyer. Buying a used sports car naturally also has the advantage that you can also purchase older, manufactured model series such as the no longer available Dodge SRT Viper with an 8.4 liter naturally aspirated engine.
One variant that has become very popular in recent years is renting a super sports car. It has several advantages: You don’t have to spend a fortune to drive your dream car. All costs are already included in the rental price. You can change vehicles with complete flexibility if you feel like doing a new one. And you have no annoying monthly costs that burden you even when financially a little tight.