Fast can be affordable, even if most of us never wander far into the second half of the speedo.
In the 70s and 80s, while America’s muscle car market atrophied, Europe and Japan’s hot hatches took the helm. Now, however, most major car automobile manufacturers are global entities, and choice is no longer limited to either rocket sleds or go carts, but somewhere enticingly in between
16. 2014 Ford Focus ST
Tell someone you’ve got a Ford Focus in any male-dominated environment and derision is sure to follow. Which doubles the smugness when you peel out of the parking lot like Mario Andretti. With a top speed of 155 mph and coming in at under $24,000, muscle cars seem simply unnecessary.