Hottest Sports Cars of 2009
2009's Hottest Sports CarsDespite rising gas prices and an economic slowdown, there's no shortage of super-pricey, super-fast models. In fact, there seem to be more new ones costing six figures and up every year.
We've assembled a list of the latest and greatest models introduced for 2009. They're listed in alphabetical order.
Koenigsegg CCXR EditionPrice: $2,200,000 (est) | 0-62 mph: 2.9 seconds
Top Speed: 254 mph | Mileage: N/A
The CCXR Edition from Swedish boutique automaker Koenigsegg gives the Bugatti Veyron 16.4 a run for its crown as the fastest, priciest production car in the world. Not only does its 4.8-liter twin-turbocharged V8 engine produce a ridiculous 1,018 horsepower
Chevrolet Corvette ZR1Price: $102,450 | 0-60 mph: 3.4 seconds
Top Speed: 205 mph
Mileage: 14 mpg city/21 mpg highway
A six-figure price is unheard of for a Corvette. But considering that it competes with cars costing three times as much, the new Corvette ZR1 still seems like a bargain. It's bursting with advanced technology. The hand-built supercharged 638-horsepower V8 engine is the centerpiece.
Nissan GT-RPrice: $69,850 | 0-60 mph: 3.5 seconds
Top Speed: 193 mph
Mileage: 16 mpg city/21 mpg highway
The Nissan GT-R coupe outpaces some of the most desirable sports cars in the world for far less money. Although it's merely a Nissan, auto enthusiasts have been salivating over its arrival for years, after previously only being offered overseas.