2. Chevrolet Corvette
Starting price: $56,395
The Chevrolet Corvette has been one of the top luxury sports cars on the market for years now. The starting price of the iconic American car is in the mid-50K’s, and the car features an extremely comfortable ride, above average acceleration, and excellent handling. The stock engine in the car is a 6.2 liter V-8 rated at 460 lb-ft of torque and 455 horsepower. Consumers can choose to add an optional sport exhaust to boost the power output to 465 lb-ft of torque and 460 horsepower when buying the Corvette new. The car is sold standard with a seven-speed manual transmission, and consumers can also choose to upgrade to an eight-speed automatic. The car can go from zero to 60 MPH in 3.7 seconds, and the vehicle has a top overall speed of 181 MPH. The overall gas mileage rating of the Corvette is 16 MPG (city) and 29 MPG (highway).