The Most Affordable Supercars

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Supercar Performance at Average Car Prices

What defines a supercar? They are usually ultra-expensive sports cars that aim for the pinnacle of street-legal performance, bridging the gap between the racetrack and the road (via a luxury showroom).

Here at U.S. News & World Report, we typically deal with far more attainable cars, but what common cars offer performance that starts to tread into supercar territory?

The following 10 cars are all found on our site and offer supercar performance in one way or another for sub-supercar prices. Considering the lower price, something has to give, so these cars might be particularly good at one thing, but not others.

For instance, the Dodge Challenger Hellcat has supercar-caliber horsepower, but it's heavy, so its acceleration is sub-supercar level, and its handling is unimpressive. On the opposite side of the coin, the Porsche Boxster S has so-so horsepower but phenomenal handling.

Read on to learn about these affordable supercars – the attainable dream car you’ve been looking for might be a few slides ahead.