14 Best German Sports Cars

2019 Porsche 911
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Engineered for Speed and Driving Excitement

When your country is linked by a highway network with no speed limit, the cars you make have to be pretty special. German sports cars prove that engineering a vehicle for life on the Autobahn can have a magical effect, no matter where you call home.

BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, and Audi all vie for the hearts and minds of driving enthusiasts who favor sharp handling and strong engines, without sacrificing ride comfort, safety, or the latest in technology. From the legendary Porsche 911, to the recently returned BMW 8 Series, the best German sports machines don’t sacrifice everyday usability in the name of headline-grabbing specs.

We’ve compiled a list of the models that stand out most of all, ranked on their overall performance and the sheer driving pleasure each one provides. The best part is that none of these cars delivers anything close to a dull experience, each has plenty of great attributes (though some shine brighter than others). Keep reading to see which German sports car ranks above the rest when it comes to pure performance.

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