The need to prove ourselves never really goes away. Tricks on a skateboard, burnouts in a parking lot, promotions at work – every life stage is an opportunity to show the world our talents. It’s more than just the things we do, too; the clothes we wear, the technology we use, and the cars we drive are extensions of our inner cool.
When considering a first vehicle, the safest, cheapest or easiest-to-drive choices are traditionally the marks of a boring car. These days, though, new cars are distinguished by how they look or perform in addition to these baseline qualifications. That’s music to the ears of both parents and young drivers. Whether you want to take your first car on awesome adventures, twisty canyon roads, or as many first dates as there are days in a week, this list of 10 cool first cars for guys has the right options.