The best sports cars in 2022

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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Well, first and foremost, it needs to be fun to drive, whether you're commuting around town or taking in a countryside B-road. 

Performance is key here, and that usually means a powerful, lively engine and a 0-62mph time that's worth bragging about to your friends and family. Combine that with keen handling that makes you feel involved in the driving process, and a great sports car should have no trouble putting a big smile on your face.

While we expect performance cars to be practical and comfy enough to take your family along for the ride, sports models aren't hampered by those constraints. In other words, we're willing to sacrifice everyday practicality on the altar of thrills.

Here, we count down our top 10 buys – and reveal the one sports car to avoid:

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