The best sports cars 2024 – plus the one to avoid

If you want ultimate driving thrills, a sports car should be at the top of your shortlist, but the best can do more than simply go fast...

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There are several criteria by which you can judge a new car, but for a sports car none is as important as fun.

A great sports car should be able to put a smile on your face whether you’re gliding along a smooth, scenic B-road or tackling potholes and speed bumps on a drizzly Monday morning commute. That means ride comfort, interior quality and generous equipment levels are often just as important as deft handling, a powerful engine and a fast 0-62mph sprint time.

Here are the 10 best sports cars you can buy – plus one you should steer clear of.

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