Last updated on February 23rd, 2017 at 08:04 am
Sports cars are popular, that is why we bring you this top 10 best 2 door sports cars for 2017 so that you know what car to aim for when you have the budget. Picking just 10 of many sports cars available today is not easy, this type of cars has becoming very popular and there are many too choose from. But nonetheless, out of those groups of vehicle you can find several that is significantly better than the others. Also often called as coupes, this list will only contain the newest sports cars released this year thus you will also get the newest technologies possible.
2017 Lotus Evora ($91,900)
The new 2017 Lotus Evora is going to be available soon and this new one is still going to look as good as the predecessor. The Evora line has been on hiatus last year thus we expect that we will get a lot of changes or upgrades, although the body still look similar, it will be very different under the hood. It looks like the upgrades are made so that this new Evora can perform better than its predecessor, new footage of the new Evora running also stated that this new car is also lighter than the predecessor and boast a more powerful engine. The engine in question that will going to be the standard for the 2017 Lotus Evora is the 3.5L V6 engine with 400 horsepower and 302 pound feet of torque. This car will available very soon.
2017 Nissan GTR ($101,770)
This expensive new 2017 Nissan GTR is a dream for those who wish for top end performance sports coupe, one glance is all you need to notice that this new GTR is going to be a beast on the track. Not everyone could afford this one car as it is can also be described as a supercar, but look at what it can offer: super fast acceleration; only took 2.7 seconds to reach 60 mph, new transmission related system that give the car more balance, this car is going to be wild and difficult to control for new driver. As for the engine, the 2017 Nissan GTR is powered by 3.8L twin turbo V6 engine. This engine has 545 horsepower and 463 pound feet of torque to offer; the all wheel drive is the standard for the car.
2017 Nissan 370Z NISMO ($41,990)
If you think that the above Nissan is too expensive then you can check the 2017 Nissan 370Z NISMO, in which it is one of the available trim levels the new 370Z line. The NISMO is a high end performance coupe of this line due to more features skewed this way, with its huge engine, it can run very fast; although still not as fast as the GTR. It also got cargo room, but it is practically useless; the cargo room is very small even for sport coupe standard. The engine available for the 2017 Nissan 370Z NISMO is the same to the standard trim level which is a 3.7L V6 engine with 350 horsepower and 276 pound feet of torque.
2016 Mazda MX5 Miata ($24,915)
No sports car lists are complete without the new 2016 Mazda MX5 Miata, probably one of the best and the most affordable sports coupe cars in the world today. While not having super powerful engine, this agile little coupe is exceptional in the road especially one with many corners, the handling of this car is top class and the car itself is very light. But do not expect to be able to carry a lot on the car as like the past Miata, the space available for the cargo is very minimal. While the 2016 Mazda MX5 Miata only has 155 horsepower and 148 pound feet of torque from its 2.0L 4 cylinder engine, it got respectable gas efficiency rating among the coupes on this list with 27 mpg city and 34 mpg highway.
2017 Audi A8 ($162,900)
Last year, the Audi A8 got a redesign and for the 2017 version, it still using last year’s design most of the time. The super expensive high performance sports cars from Audi is a performance monster, you would think that you can only use this car for racing and such, but the interior of this car is surprisingly comfortable even if you are going to use it for everyday vehicle. Of course, you do not expect to have a lot of cargo space from the car which is not what you should do with this car anyway. The engine of the 2017 Audi A8 is incredibly massive; it got a 5.2L V10 engine with 540 horsepower and 398 pound feet of torque, only 3.5 seconds needed for the car to reach 60 mph.
2017 Alfa Romeo 4C ($55,900)
We bet the appearance of the 2017 Alfa Romeo 4C is the one attracted you, this coupe has extraordinary styling for a car on its price. It looks more like a luxury coupe than a sporty one. Well, if you do think so then you are wrong, this car is through and through a sport car; one glimpse to the interior is all it took to notice that, the cabin of this car is nowhere near anything luxurious. Other thing to note about the 4C is that it feels very heavy while running at low speed, but at higher speed you will start to appreciate how good its steering really is. The 2017 Alfa Romeo 4C is equipped with the 1.7L 4 cylinder turbo engine to help you reach that high speed faster, this engine is able to generate 237 horsepower and 258 pound feet of torque.
2017 Chevrolet Camaro SS ($36,300)
If you want to buy a 2017 Chevrolet Camaro, get the SS trim level, it has higher performance rating than the standard with minimal price increase. The SS trim level has top class performance, very fast acceleration and great handling but the cockpit of the car itself is arranged very well, you can reach and access everything with ease. The car does not look that different from the older model in which that also mean it also got that useless back seats with very tight space. The engine is the reason why you should get the SS over the regular 2017 Chevrolet Camaro, the SS is available with 6.2L V8 engine. This engine has 455 horsepower and 455 pound feet of torque, a huge upgrade over the standard’s 275 horsepower 4 cylinder engine.
2017 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray ($55,400)
Coming in next is the new 2017 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, this new coupe from Chevy comes with various trim levels offering various features and different engine, but all of them are good, even the base model is still comparable to the more expensive trim levels. The styling of the coupe is spot on, a perfect sport car through and through from its exterior to its interior; which means tight space. The most expensive trim level; the Z06 is on par with the supercar in terms of performance. The available engine for the 016 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray base models is the 6.2L V8 engine with 455 horsepower and 460 pound feet of torque; meanwhile, the most expensive Z06 trim level got 6.2L V8 engine with 650 horsepower and 650 pound feet of torque.
2017 Porsche Cayman ($52,100)
Another mainstay to any top coupes list, the new 2017 Porsche Cayman still boast that extremely trendy and sporty looking body design. It still looks like a traditional sports coupe, but some modern touches made this car highly noticeable on the road. And the attractive body is not the only thing that this car has, the new Cayman is also a beast on the road, it boasts extremely fast acceleration: 5.2 seconds to reach 60 mph. The most expensive trim level; the Spyder, can reach 60 mph faster than 4.4 seconds. The base 2017 Porsche Cayman has 2.7L flat 6 engine with 265 horsepower, while the other trim levels has 3.4l flat 6 engine with 315 horsepower and the biggest one available is the 3.8L H6 engine with 375 horsepower.
2017 Subaru BRZ ($25,395)
The new 2017 Subaru BRZ is actually a product made from collaboration between Subaru and Toyota so it got the quality of both companies. It boasts a classic sport coupe design, nothing is to extraordinary but still looks trend. It also equipped with many new technologies and gadgets, but the best thing about this car is the driving experience that the car is offering. The ride with this new BRZ is very joyful, it can run across anything with easy and extreme smoothness, now, if only they have chosen other type of seats because the available seats is just too hard. The 2017 Subaru BRZ got a pretty small engine, it is a 2.0L 4 cylinder engine with 200 horsepower and 151 pound feet of torque, and all of its trim levels are using this same engine.
And that is the end of the top 10 best 2 door sports cars for 2017, we can be optimistic to see more awesome 2 door coupes from next year due to its still rising popularity.