Most people can appreciate a finely-tuned car zipping down the street. There is nothing more American than a car with 500 horses under the hood combined with a slick design. Even though many people are opting for smaller cars with better gas mileage, there are still cars that you yearn to own. Here are 10 car that you would do just about anything to own.
1. Chevrolet Camaro
Chevy has been a classic brand for a long time. The Camaro has been one of its signature models. The newest Camaro, the Camaro ZL1, is being projected to be a collectable American car within a few years. While it has a sticker price of over $50,000, it also sports a V8 engine that carries 580 horses under its hood. That’s cool no matter what anybody says.
2. Ford Mustang
The Ford Mustang is another classic car that Americans have driven for decades. In fact, it may be the most universally revered car model in America. There are very few people who wouldn’t want to drive the Mustang if they had the chance. Ford is introducing the Mustang Boss 302 Leguna Seca as the latest incarnation of the Mustang. Any car that has boss in the name has to be cool.
3. Porsche 911
When you think expensive cars, you think Porsche. It is the one model that you can mention and everyone knows what you are talking about. The Porsche 911 is a car that will turn heads. Unlike a lot of these other cars, it will also hold its value. Not a bad deal.
4. Dodge Charger SRT
While you might wonder why the grille looks like a large-mouth bass, the rest of the car is a sight to behold. It has a touchscreen dashboard as well as 470 horses. You can ignore the looks when it has an engine like that with cool new features to boot.
5. Bugatti Veyron
You will get your money’s worth when you purchase this car. It certainly looks like something that came from the future. Drivers won’t have to worry about getting into an accident. You can be sure that all eyes will be on you on the highway.
6. Lamborghini Aventador
Do you have $376,000 to spend? If you do, this is the car for you. It boasts a V12 engine as well as 700 horses. The only downside is that you only get 11 miles to the gallon. However, if you can afford the car, you can probably pay for gas without a problem.
7. Jaguar E Type
Classic car lovers are probably wishing that they could own this vehicle. While it hasn’t been made since 1974, it is still one of the more popular high-end cars on the market. What makes it unique is that 70,000 units were produced.
8. Pagani Huayra
This is closer to a jet than a car. While it boasts the same 700 horses that the Aventdor does, it places the air intakes valves are right by the driver. This is how old jet planes were designed. Made from carbon-fiber, it is also quite light and has great performance.
9. Hyundai Genesis
Purchase the quality of Lexus for the price of a Hyundai. You get all the features that you want from a luxury car while getting the safety and reliability of a Hyundai. When you are going for your Maryland state inspection, you will be happy that you chose a Hyundai.
10. Honda Civic
It isn’t a flashy car by any means. However, it is a reliable car that will last for a long time. Combined with its resale value, you will be happy with your selection. Considering it is one of the best selling cars in America, you will have a lot of company. If something brakes, you know it won’t cost you several thousand dollars for even a simple repair. Those who are driving a luxury car will wish that they had your car when they get the repair bill.
The key to driving is to be happy with what you have. There is no need to spend over $20,000 for a car. Increased performance or a stylish look can be achieved for far less than what many auto makers are charging you.