- April 28, 2009
15 Ever Best Sports Cars
Best Sports Cars
During the past few decades a large number of sports cars have been produced by various automakers and car transport companies in almost every part of the world and it is, indeed, somewhat tough to decide what are the best sports cars of all time. Here is a list of 15 best sports cars of all the time. The list has been developed considering the power, innovative design and fastness of these cars. Let’s have a look what my 15 best ever picks have in them.
Many are of the view that the 250GTO was the best Ferrari ever produced; this exceptional sporty was launched in 1962. Design-wise it was a compact berlinetta and Giotto Bizzarrini was behind its concept. When it comes to performance, with its V12 3-liter engine it could produce 302hp and covered 0-60mph in just 6.1seconds.
2. AC Cobra 427
It was Carroll Shelby who dreamed that car and AC, the British automaker was brought this dream into concrete form, but he was Shelby who named it Cobra. One interesting fact about the car was that it got its parts and accessories from different cars. The 427 was available with a 7-liter engine and could produce 425hp with 0-60mph acceleration of 4.2seconds.
It was in 1993 when Subaru launched its Impreza that was a nice compact car indeed and got tremendous success in rally championship. In 1994 these guys came up with STi version with loads of improvements. The car had somewhat an immortal design of blue frame and gold colored wheels.
The Porsche 911 got fifth position in a poll voted for the car of the century. The car was launched in 1963. Its GT3 version has been developed with light materials and it was available with 3.6-liter engine capable of 381 bhp and it could cover 0-60mph in just 4.0 seconds.
It was in 1999 when Italian car maker Pagani started the production of their Zonda, only 10 units of this car are shipped each year. Carbon fiber is widely used material in various body parts of the Zonda and its C12 S version houses a 7.3-liter powerhouse.
In Japan the Nissan Skyline is a well-known name for motor racing as well as street cars, because of its exceptional dominance, the vehicle was named as Godzilla. It’s GT-R version houses different racing accessories that became widely popular after its appearance in Gran Turismo. It housed the same 2.6liter engine that could be seen in the R32.
This exceptional Mitsubishi has several titles under her belt in the World Rally Championship. Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VIII carries the same look that we have seen in its first generation and it features a 2-liter engine that is capable of producing 400hp and it accelerates 0-60mph in 3.5 second.
Back in 1960, the DB4 GT was introduced by Aston Martin, a great overhauling was done of the Zagato model that featured a rounded long hood and it could accelerate 0-60mph in 6.1 sec.
9. BMW M3 GTR
A racing prototype of BMW M3 GTR was created during 2001, it qualified as Gran Turismo car, but BMW also preferred to develop its street version. It has a clean design and features a 4-liter V 8cylinder engine that can produce 444bhp.
This was the vehicle that really revolutionized the development of sports cars with its flat floors, two seats and external hood.Photo by The Electrician
This is quite well-known as the fastest transmission car in the world and it has a nice crash structure, carbon fiber and impressive body panels. Mercedes SLR McLaren houses a SOHC V8 5.4-liter supercharged engine that is capable to produce 616bhp.
Italian automaker introduced this car in 1990, and many celebrities played an important role in its popularity as they acquired that vehicle. It houses a 5.7-liter engine that is capable to produce 492 bhp.
13. Dodge Viper GTS
There are a considerable number of people who have been dreaming about this nice car, its two white stripes serve as its trademark and it covers 0-60mph in 4.0 seconds.
14. Bugatti Veyron
The other included in the list are classic, Bugatti Veyron has an exception, but somewhat more than a classic that houses an 8-liter 16 cylinder engine and that can produce 987hp. It covers 0-60mph in 2.46 seconds.
15. Chevrolet Corvette 1968 L88
1968 Chevrolet Corvette L88 has a nice aggressive and robust look. This great beast can consume 7-liter and produces 460 hp in return. With its impressive looks and exceptional, It’s indeed, a ruler in the world of sports car today.