Top 10 used sports cars (and the ones you should avoid)

Fast, fun and fantastic value: here are the 10 best sports cars you can buy now second-hand

Words By Alex Robbins

Need a valuation?

Obtain a FREE used car valuation for any vehicle.


1. Audi R8

With dimensions compact enough that driving it isn’t a challenge in town, the Audi R8 truly is a supercar you can use every day. And when you get out into the country, you can exploit the massive punch of either the V8 or V10 engine, not to mention the fabulous balance and four-wheel drive grip of the chassis. A fantastic interior tops off a truly complete all-round package – and the best news is that prices have fallen to genuinely accessible levels for many, making the R8 something of a bargain.

We found 2008 4.2 FSI V8 quattro, 10,000 miles, Β£45,950

Read the used Audi R8 review

Find a used Audi R8 in the What Car? Classifieds

And the sports cars to avoid…

Chevrolet Corvette

The Chevrolet Corvette looks great, but it feels sloppy to drive and the ride is uncomfortable. Throw in cheap interior plastics and it’s a recipe for unpleasantness.

Lamborghini Gallardo

The Lamborghini Gallardo's head-turning looks belie the fact that isn't as involving to drive as the best supercars, while dire visibility, poor interior fittings and an unforgiving ride spoil it further.

Got a motoring question? Our experts are standing by to help, just tweet us your question using #askwhatcar

For all the latest reviews, advice and new car deals from What Car?, sign up to our weekly newsletter here

< Previous

Page 4 of 4