The 13 Best Lightweight Sports Cars of 2020

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These Light Sports Cars Deliver Heavyweight Performance

A high-horsepower car will throw you back in your seat as you rocket forward in a straight line, but what happens when you approach a turn? Typically, you’ll have to slam on the brakes in order to safely negotiate a corner. Not with a lightweight sports car – corners are where lightweight sports cars shine. 

If you care about cornering abilities, the following 13 cars are the perfect machines for carving up winding back roads. They may not have the most powerful engines in the world, but there’s an old adage: it’s better to go fast in a slow car than slow in a fast car. 

Please note that the curb weights listed below are the lowest available for each model. Adding all-wheel drive or opting for different configurations may increase the weight for each car.

Read on to learn about these lightweight sports cars that still pack a serious punch.


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