The Cheapest V8 Cars on the Market in 2020

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Enjoy a V8 Engine For Under $50,000

There is something raw and visceral about pressing the gas pedal and unleashing the power and bellow of a V8 engine. The recent trend has been to downsize engines and increasingly turn to forced induction, such as turbocharging, to boost performance and fuel efficiency. Yet there remain plenty of options for anyone who prefers the old-school charm and attitude that comes with a traditional V8.

Sticking with a price cap of $50,000, we’ve pulled together 14 coupes, sedans, SUVs, and full size pickup trucks that offer V8 thrills for less money than you thought possible. 

In compiling the vehicles, we’ve listed the lowest possible price in which a V8 is standard or optional in each make and model. This is partly because of the 14 vehicles listed here, only four come with a V8 as standard equipment. All the rest, including muscle cars like the Ford Mustang, Dodge Challenger, and Chevrolet Camaro, offer V8 power as a performance upgrade over their base turbo-four or six-cylinder motors.

Keep reading to see how much V8 power you can get for less than $50,000.

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