Some of the most notable sports cars ever made include the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, Subaru BRZ and the Ford Shelby GT500, notes Autobytel. The Acura Integra and the Toyota Supra Twin Turbo are also important vehicles, according to Edmunds.
The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG has a 7-speed automatic transmission and a 6.2-liter V8. It comes with 4-wheel anti-lock brakes, 19-inch AMG forged aluminum wheels and driveline traction control.
The 2014 Subaru BRZ has a 200 horsepower H-4 engine and 6-speed automatic transmission. The 17-inch aluminum wheels, anti-lock brakes and driveline traction control make this car as safe to drive as it is fun.
The Ford Shelby's engine is a 5.8-liter V8 with an intercooled supercharger. It has a 6-speed manual transmission with overdrive and 19-inch forged aluminum wheels. This car provides electronic stability and 4-wheel anti-lock brakes.
The Acura Integra has a strong front-wheel drive chassis and tops out at 8,000 rpm. Its hand-ported heads make it unique in the world of sports cars.
Sports car aficionados love the Toyota Supra because its engine is easily modified to handle 1,000 horsepower. It's smooth drivability makes it a favorite in the United States.
Other notable sports car models include the Audi RS 7 with its 4.0-liter V8, the Porsche Cayman with a powerful 3.4-liter V6 and the Jaguar F-Type with a supercharged 3.0-liter V6.