Best Sports Cars Under $40,000

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Maximum Driving Excitement for Less Than $40K

You may be sitting in your minivan or SUV and see a glorious Porsche 911 roar by. As your three-row, seven-passenger family vehicle with best-in-class cargo space quickly disappears in the rear-view mirror of the 911, you may start to daydream about different investing choices you could have made.

But you can stop daydreaming. There are plenty of fun-to-drive sports cars that deliver impressive performance and are quite affordable. From American muscle cars that offer incredible horsepower-per-dollar propositions to refined Japanese and Italian sports cars that prioritize cornering ability.

Check out the following slides to learn which of these sports cars, which all start below $40,000, are right for you!